Turning people into paddlers, athletes into champions, one adventure at a time!

Funded by Sport Manitoba, the Manitoba Paddling Asociation is a Provincial Sport Governing Body for competitive canoe, kayak and dragon boat in Manitoba. Our clubs offer year-round programs for youth and adults to maintain fitness and have fun on and off the water. 


It's that time of the year again... Order your Christmas tree or wreath before you miss your chance!

Orders and payment are due November 20th! First come, first serve! Home delivery happens on December 3rd, and we'll also pick up your tree on January 14th, 2023, if requested! If you want a tree, please follow the instructions on the order form!


National Official's Day!

Sport Manitoba Coaching invites you to celebrate the incredible officials we have in our province!


Please take time to recognize and thank your officials through social media or use your imagination, to showcase their dedication and hard work. Sport Manitoba Coaching also offers grants to assist in your officials' development and recognition!



TAF application and information

Special Initiatives application and information


Here are also a few professional developmental opportunities!


Vouchers for the new Official’s Respect in Sport (Limit 2-3 per sport):


Officials eLearning modules on the Locker:


Sport Manitoba Officials Resources:


For more information or if you have questions, please feel free to contact Susan Lamboo, Coaching Manager at susan.lambo@sportmanitoba.ca or Bree Cruise, Coach Education Coordinator at bree.cruise@sportmanitoba.ca



Calling all canoeists, lifeguards or swim instructors!

The YMCA-YWCA of Winnipeg is currently looking to hire a Summer term (June 26-September 2) Canoeing Coordinator at Camp Stephens, Lake of the Woods, Kenora, Ontario! 

They're also looking for Lifeguards & Swim Instructors for their 4 branches for regular all year round shifts and summer employment. 

If you love being outside and passing on your water-related expertise don't hesitate to apply! 

Check out this attachment if interested!



Confirmed Canoe Kayak Canada's Chief Technical Director Ian Mortimer will join our AGM on Saturday at 1pm

Ian Mortimer will join the upcoming AGM Zoom meeting. Please review the new attached information before the meeting, and contact MPA if interested in joining.




Reminder! MPA's Annual General Meeting will be held in Saturday, March 5, 2022 1:00pm on Zoom

Please check out the AGM Agenda and Meeting Minutes before the meeting, and contact MPA if you have any questions or would like a Zoom invite. 



 December 2022