Welcome to PPA
Welcome to the Professional Paddlesports Association (PPA). Whether you're a first time visitor or an old friend, we have everything you need to plan the best paddlesports experience ever!
Canoe, kayak, and raft with the Paddlesports Professionals. The PPA is the premier nonprofit trade association serving the paddlesports industry. The PPA serves the paddlesports industry, including canoe, kayak and raft rentals, retailers, liveries, outfitters, manufacturers, and distributors. PPA members help outdoor enthusiasts experience the fun and joy of rafting, kayaking, and canoeing the lakes, rivers, whitewater, streams, creeks, bays and coastal waters in the United States and internationally. Our members are your link to the water.
To find a PPA member business in your area, search the Where to Paddle located to the right. Planning the perfect trip has never been easier. Our members are the most experienced canoe outfitters in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, and the most experienced and trusted sea kayak guides in the Florida Keys and Alaska. Rent canoes in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri, or buy a recreational kayak to bird watch in your local stream. Run whitewater rafts down the Ocoee, or buy a "new school" play boat from the best whitewater experts in the U.S
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