Create a Website Account

Note: this is different from becoming a dues-paying American Whitewater member. To support AW's river stewardship work, consider becoming a member.

Your first and last name as it will or does appear on your membership card

Use your most common email address, we may need to match accounts or send password reminders to this address

Username is 6-15 characters; only letters, numbers, and dashes; no spaces

Provide a password.

Connect to an AW Membership

This section is optional and for American Whitewater members only. By filling in your membership information here, we can connect your website account to your membership account (even if it has expired). This can be done later, too.

Include your membership number of your journal or id card, if you have one.

This is a departmental address, responsible party, organization name, etc.. (e.g. c/o John Smith or Dept 12)
Street number and address (e.g. 111 Main St)
Enter your zip code, postal code, or 00000 if you don't have one

Website User Vs. Member


Website User: A free account with the American Whitewater website that allows you to do things like post in the forums. This kind of membership does not financially support AW’s mission.

Member: With this kind of membership you financially support American Whitewater’s mission, receive our bi-monthly Journal and become eligible for many give-aways and discounts only available to AW members. You can join as a member here.


Your Memberhsip Account Details


If you can’t remember your Member Number check out our article on What’s my Membership Number.

You can also call our membership office at 1-866-BOAT-4-AW or email our member services staff at to retrieve your account info.