PADDLE JUNKIE MEMBERSHIP
Becoming a Paddle Junkies member is an investment in the local paddling community, and gives you access to some great benefits!
BECOME A PJ MEMBER
To become a member and be ready to sign-up for events on this website please the following steps need to be completed. It is not 100% automated so ensure you start this process well before the event you wish to attend
- Register with Alberta Whitewater Association
- go to https://www.albertawhitewater.ca/paddle-junkies-calgary
- complete the membership form
- submit your fee payment to AWA
- AWA will send both you and firstname.lastname@example.org a confirmation email
- Create a Paddle Junkies account (if you haven’t already)
- Register Here – https://paddlejunkies.com/register/
- Make sure that your email address and account name are easy to match to the information you provided to AWA.
- Our Membership volunteer will send you a welcome email, and either have already granted access to your account for member only events or ask you to identify your account.
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 (www.aqoutdoors.ca)
- 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 (http://www.albertawhitewater.ca/education)
- Access to other AWA clubs – you can participate in events hosted by another club!
- Travel subsidies and sponsorship for competitive youth
- Individual Membership – $20 + $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.