The GCA is participating in the Paddle America Club (PAC) program through the American Canoe Association (ACA).

GCA members may join the ACA, or renew their ACA membership at a discounted rate. Individual memberships are available to GCA members for $30 per year ($10 discount), and family memberships are available for $40 per year ($20 discount).

ACAFounded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport recreation. Benefits of joining the ACA include:

  • Paddler Magazine
  • Exclusive access to ACA’s Sugar Island
  • Significant discounts on Subaru vehicles and products from our industry partners
  • Access to hundreds of ACA-sponsored events
  • Regular updates on critical paddling issues


GCA members must notate GCA’s PAC affiliation on their ACA renewal form. GCA members who wish to join the ACA may enroll at