Becoming a Paddle Junkies member is an investment in the local paddling community, and gives you access to some great benefits!

To become a member, please visit

Once you have completed the membership form, signed the online waiver, and submitted your fee payment through PayPal, you will receive a welcome email from us, and we will unlock your account to access member-only events and activities.


Paddle Junkies members enjoy these benefits:

  • Professionally-certified trip leaders
  • Led runs for beginners on class 2 rivers
  • Ladies’ Night paddles at Harvie Passage
  • Connection with other paddlers to expand your paddling tribe
  • Opportunities to advance your skills
  • Special events such as Safety Days, camping trips, and Annual BBQs
  • Discount at our partner shop, Aquabatics (
  • Opportunities to participate in shaping the direction of the club

A Paddle Junkies membership also automatically makes you a member of the Alberta Whitewater Association (AWA). This group provides:

  • Insurance coverage for club- and AWA-sanctioned events
  • Invitation to and participation at AWA-sponsored paddling festivals (including 3 Rivers Rendezvous, Kicking Horse Paddle Festival, Grande Cache Wild Water Rendezvous, Churchill River Whitewater Festival, Sundre Paddlefest, Slave River Festival,  Jordan River Festival, Kanfest, and Fraser Fest)
  • Access to subsidized AWA educational programs (
  • Access to other AWA clubs – you can participate in events hosted by another club!
  • Travel subsidies and sponsorship for competitive youth


  • $25 (including a $5 fee to the Alberta Whitewater Association)

Memberships fees are paid annually, and are valid for the calendar year. These fees must be paid in full before you will be considered a member in full standing, and before your account is allowed access to sign up for member-only events.