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Join our membership program today and experience the thrill of kayaking while enjoying the numerous benefits that come with it!

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Registration Steps

Fill out the AWA website form and sign the waiver.

Pay the fee​

Receive a confirmation email of payment​

Get involved and sign up for events 

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Membership Information


An Individual Member is 'one adult' or 'Youth' only.

  • Student memberships cost $20 per calendar year (+ 18)

  • Adult memberships cost $30 per calendar year (+ 18)

  • Youth memberships cost $20 per calendar year (- 18)

  • If you are a student, you are eligible to receive a student discount for certain events such as the pool sessions. Contact us for details.

Duration & Benefits – The duration is for one calendar year.  An individual member has all club benefits.


  • Memberships run from January 1 to December 31 each year.

  • Students can join the club after September 1 and get their first semester prorated to the following year.

  • Fees for renewing members are not prorated for partial-year membership.

  • All club socials are open to the public. No membership is required.

  • Guest attendance at various social events is allowed on a limited basis. Contact for more details.


Club Member Discounts

  • Access to 10% off select retail items from Aquabatics

  • 10% Discount & priority booking at Canoe Meadows campground on the Kananaskis River

  • Discount at JayLife

  • Discount at Bow Valley SUP

  • Coverage by AWA liability insurance at AWA sanctioned events.

  • NCCP training and accreditation for kayak leaders, instructors and coaches

  • Swiftwater Rescue training for paddlers

  • The opportunity to participate in Alberta Summer Games for children ages 11-17

  • The opportunity to participate in Canadian National Slalom, Freestyle, Wildwater and Canoe Polo competitions - including National Championships, National Team Trials and International races


Social Events

  • Paddling Film Nights

  • Kananaskis Campout and Member BBQ

  • Potluck Events

  • Year End Paddle Awards, Potluck and Slideshow Night

  • Annual General Meetings.

  • All club socials are open to the public.

  • Day, Evening and Mid-Week trips

  • Multi-Day trips; both car camping and river camping

  • Member trips and activities (ie. New Member trip, Kananaskis campout and long weekend trips)

  • Special trips and festivals



  • E-News Updates on club activities.

  • Use of our Facebook Group (for communicating with other members and signing up for events).

  • Access to information on paddling areas in Western Canada, the Canadian North and elsewhere through our library and the diverse experiences of our members.

Get involved in a community that loves doing what we love...paddling!

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