BC Whitewater is a non-profit whose goal is to provide a unified voice for whitewater paddlers in British Columbia, advocating for publicly accessible, free flowing rivers and speaking in support of river conservation. Our belief is that rivers should be publicly accessible and free flowing, and it's worth the fight to keep them that way!
BC Whitewater was founded in 2018 to address issues of river access and conservation on behalf of the recreational whitewater community. Our online guidebook has been an ongoing project for the last 10 years, and we hope to leverage that experience into creating a loud, effective voice for river users throughout BC.
Our BC Whitewater Ambassadors are the foundation of our organization, acting as regional representatives working on issues that affect their specific areas. We are looking for volunteers from all areas of British Columbia to act as Ambassadors. Please reach out if you'd like to help.
Access to Mamquam Falls in Squamish is under threat by the proposed development of a tourist attraction in the canyon. Both physical barriers and liability concerns could restrict access to the water.
Access to the Puntledge River on Vancouver Island is closed due to a dispute between a real estate developer and the Comox Valley Regional District.
Your contribution will enable us to make sure the rivers of BC stay accessible and free for everyone. Every little bit counts!