With the Alberta government recently updating the restrictions for public gatherings and physical activities in groups, Paddle Junkies is now able to begin running our weekly trip leader led runs.
In order to be able to sign up for these runs you must be an active 2021 Paddle Junkies member and you must create a login on our website.
You will not be able to sign up for runs with out a login to our website. If you have previously had a login to our website, your login will still work you will just need to ensure that your membership status is current and we will switch you back to active once we have confirmation that you have signed up for your 2021 membership through the AWA page. https://www.albertawhitewater.ca/paddle-junkies-calgary
Please note that we are humans, heck we’re kayakers, some of us are dirtbag kayakers, and we do not have a schmancy automated system that turns your membership status to good as soon as you pay your membership dues. It sometimes takes us awhile to update your status. If you’re in a rush to join a run, please send us a message through our Facebook page and we will try our best to get your status updated ASAP.
Currently we are waiting for water levels on the Bow River to come down to safe boating levels. Once this happens you will see posts on our Facebook page announcing the run and where to sign up. If you’re not into Facebook, check our website weekly and look at the Events tab to see new events. You will not be able to add your event to your cart if you are not signed in.
We recently had a run posted for this week at Harvie Passage and have since cancelled it. Our board has discussed the current COVID 19 situation in Alberta and has decided that at this time Paddle Junkies will not be running trip leader lead runs until COVID 19 case numbers in Alberta decrease and the Alberta Government revises their regulations.
Once we have a plan going forward for trips we will post on our website, Facebook page and send out a newsletter.
A message from our outgoing President: Thank you to all the 2020 executive and trips leaders for helping to make Paddle Junkies have such a great year even given our difficulties with COVID. I truly appreciate everyone’s support and friendship on and off the water. Here is to more future fun!
I would like to extend a warm welcome to the newly elected 2021 Executive. I look forward to working with all of you in my new role and hope that Caylie will stay president for life! (joking…kinda)
Paddle Junkies will be hosting the 2020 Paddling Film Festival on Thursday, March 12th at the Plaza Theater in Kensington. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the show starts at 7pm. There will be awesome door prizes during intermission.
Tickets are available in advance for $15.00 on AQ Outdoors website or at the door for $20
A message from our President: Thank you to everyone that came out to the Paddle Junkies AGM and sharing your thoughts on 2019. I would like to extend a big thank you to our outgoing 2019 Executive who helped Paddle Junkies have an amazing season.
I would like to extend a warm welcome to the newly elected 2020 Executive. I look forward to working with all of you, on and off the water, to continue to support the whitewater kayaking community in the Calgary area.