American Canoe Association
7432 Alban Station Blvd., B-232
Springfield, VA, 22150
The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a nationwide, not for profit organization that serves the paddling public by providing paddling education, supporting stewardship of the paddling environment, and supporting programs and events that enhance paddlesport recreation. Since 1880, the ACA has actively promoted kayaking, canoeing and rafting across the U.S., providing programs and services to its members and the American public. The ACA is uniquely qualified to help individuals and organizations understand how paddlesport can contribute to the quality of life through enabling safe and positive paddling experiences. The ACA's objective is to be the primary resource to individuals, organizations, agencies and regulators for information and guidance on all aspects of paddling.