Where to get your Kids & Youth into Canoe / Kayak / SUP programming in Alberta

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Here is a list of all the KIDS & YOUTH paddlesports programming in Alberta! (south -> north). If you know of another group offering kids programming or want to start your own programming, contact admin@albertawhitewater.ca

Pinch 'o Crow Creekers - Pincher Creek/Crowsnest Pass

Kids and Youth camps and weekly kayak programming year-round. Pool sessions in Pincher Creek; lake sessions on Lee Lake, Bevermines, etc; whitewater on various amazing rivers in the areas. Alberta Summer Games preparation

High Level Canoe & Kayak - Lethbridge

Kids & Youth camps at various locations in Lethbridge, St Marys and west.

Waterwerks Kayak Club - Calgary

Kids & Youth camps and weekly kayak programming year-round. Pool sessions at Bob Bahan Pool; flatwater at the WID canal, Carburn Park; whitewater at Harvie Passage, the Kananaskis and more. Families welcome! Alberta Summer Games preparation

Bow Waters Canoe Club - Calgary

Youth canoe and kayak camps. Based at the WID canal next to Deerfoot Tr (look for the Red Roof).

Calgary Canoe Club - Calgary

Sprint Racing for youth. Camps and weekly competitive programming at Glenmore Reservoir.

Auburn Bay Day Camps - Calgary

Sprint Race Kayaking for Kids aged 8-13

Alberta Slalom - Calgary/Provincial

Slalom competitive programming. Kayak, Canoe, SUP slalom training. Weekly and year-round sessions. Pre-requisite is knowing how to kayak already (taken a program like Micro-groms, Lil-Tykes). Harvie Passage, Kananaskis and other venues.

Alberta Sprint Racing Association - Kayak Kids Camps - Bow Waters Canal, Calgary

Sprint Race Kayaking for Kids aged 9-14

Aquabatics Calgary - Calgary

Kids & Youth Camps and kids weekly kayak programming year-round. Pool session in Cochrane; flatwater at various locations; whitewater at Harvie Passage, Kananaskis and more. 

Rocky Mountain Paddling Centre - SE Calgary

Family intro to canoeing - bring your kids and learn to canoe as a family

Bow Valley Kayak Club - Canmore

Youth weekly programming Zero-to-Hero; Slalom Intro to racing; pool sessions. Bow River, Kananaskis, and more. Alberta Summer Games preparation

Bow Valley SUP - Canmore

On demand kids Stand-up Paddleboard programs in Canmore and area

Cottonwood Kayak Club - Innisfail

Year-round programming. Pool sessions; flatwater at a private lake; whitewater on the Red Deer River. Canoe Polo, slalom, recreation. The leading junior national team club in Canada for many years! Alberta Summer Games preparation

Rocky Canoe Club - Rocky Mountain House

Canoe and kayak programming for youth, year-round. Pool sessions; flatwater on various lakes; whitewater on the North Saskatchewan. Alberta Summer Games preparation

Hela Adventures - Rocky Mountain House

Canoe programs and rafting for youth and families

Leduc Boat Club - Leduc

Youth camps and competitive programming at Telford Lake.

Edmonton Whitewater Paddlers - Edmonton

Youth programming since 1973. Pool sessions at Kinsmen; flatwater at Rundle Park; whitewater trips. Polo, slalom and Alberta Summer Games preparation.

Aquabatics - Edmonton

Youth Camps, kayak and SUP lessons.

St Albert Canoe & Kayak Club - St Albert

Youth camps and competitive sprint kayak programming.

Greater Edmonton Racing Canoe Kayak Club - St Albert

Youth camps and competitive sprint kayak programming.

Wapiti Whitewater Kayakers - Grande Prairie

Youth camps and weekly programming. Muskoseepi Park home-base and beyond. Alberta Summer Games preparation


Provincial Organizations that offer youth programming through their clubs

Alberta Whitewater Association - Whitewater based sports PSO

Canoe, Kayak, SUP, +. Recreation & Competition. Slalom, Canoe Polo, Freestyle, Extreme Slalom, Wildwater.

Alberta Sprint Racing Canoe Association - Sprint Canoe and Kayak PSO

Alberta Slalom - Slalom Canoe, Kayak, SUP

Alberta Canoe Polo Association - Canoe Polo

Alberta Playboaters League - Freestyle Canoe/Kayak

Paddle Alberta - Recreational Open Canoe 


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