StandUp Paddleboard Lesson

StandUp Paddleboard Lesson
From CAD $69.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Vancouver, BC
  • Product code: 00090

StandUp Paddleboarding Essentials Course: Join us for a two - evening lesson.

Learn correct paddle technique, safety on the water, plus clothing and equipment options from a certified Paddle Canada instructor.

This is a great session to participate in if you're planning on getting into SUP paddling this summer on local lakes and Ocean. Register early to claim your spot in a really engaging and informative clinic! Most important, we will have fun and you will learn SUP paddleboarding in one of the most beautiful cities in the world Vancouver.

>> Evening 1 (Monday @ 6.30 pm): Lecture Intro To Stand Up Paddle Boarding (optional)

Join us for a comprehensive 1hour lecture that introduces you to the spectacular world of Stand Up Paddling (SUP). Course topics include:

· Choosing the paddleboard, inflatable vs. solid
· Parts of the paddleboard
· Choosing a paddle
· Coast Guard Requirements for SUPers
· Clothing Considerations
· Safety Considerations
· Q&A

>> Evening 2 Tuesday @ 6.30 pm: On The Water

This On Water evening is run by one of Certified SUP Instructors. The on-water portion of the course provides an excellent opportunity for beginner SUPers to learn the basics of paddling, rescues and ask questions.

On Water Topics Include:
· Proper standing positions,
· SUP Rescues
· Proper Paddle Strokes
· Edging the board
· Safety on the water
· Clothing options

What to bring?

  • Warm sweater or light jacket or waterproof rain jacket
  • Comfortable shoes to walk on the beach, you can be barefoot on the board
  • Towel & swimsuit
  • Hat, sunscreen, sunglasses
  • Change of clothes
  • clothing material should not be cotton but nylon or synthetic for quick drying

Inclusions:

  • Paddle Canada certified instructor
  • Paddleboards