About Us

Undercurrents is "The Local Experts" for canoe, kayak and paddleboard. As Calgary's biggest and best paddlesports shop, we feature friendly service and great advice, our industry-leading paddling school, our repair and outfitting centre, and boat & gear rentals.

Located in Calgary, Alberta, Undercurrents' 5000 sqft facility houses a huge selection of the finest boats, gear and accessories available. 

Undercurrents staff are the true paddlesports experts. In fact, they are all instructors, guides or enthusiasts! Each is knowledgeable and experienced in multiple disciplines of paddlesports. Our staff have been carefully chosen for their enthusiasm and their ability to give great advice and service. Visit our Local Experts pages to learn more about our great team!

Undercurrents' experts will help you sort through our huge selection of canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and gear to choose the best product for your individual use.

Undercurrents' large repair and outfitting department can skillfully repair just about everything related to paddlesports. It is no wonder that retailers, camps and rental operators for hundreds of kilometers around Calgary send their repair work to us! You can learn more about our extensive repair services by visiting our repairs page . If you like to do it yourself, we carry the parts and bits you need.

Undercurrents rents many of the great boats that we sell so you can "test-drive" them. We will even deduct your rental fees (up to 10%) from the purchase of a regular priced boat! Visit our rental page for our current rates!

As a member of the community, Undercurrents knows it is important to contribute to the world around us. Our homepage features the many organization we support - it's our way of doing our part.

Drop by the store! We love to talk about canoes, kayaks, boards and gear! Undercurrents is located at 6531 Bowness Road NW, in the "Old Village of Bowness." There is lots of free parking right in front of the store! Our coordinates and detailed directions are located on the right edge of each page .

Or, give us a call at 403-262-GEAR (4327). Toll-free at 866-262-GEAR! We look forward to speaking with you!

Store Info

6531 Bowness Road NW
Calgary, AB T3B 0E8

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(403) 262-4327

Store Hours:
Tue - Sat: 10:00 - 5:00
Sun & Mon: closed
Holidays: closed

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Organizations We Support

Paddle Canada LogoCanadian Canoe Museum LogoLeave No Trace Canada Logo 

Paddle Alberta LogoAlberta Slalom Canoe Kayak logoAlberta Whitewater Association logo

Bow Waters Canoe Club logoPaddle Junkies logoWaterwerks logo