SUP 1: Stand Up Paddleboarding: The Basics

CAD CA$75.00
  • Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
  • Product code: PF4SQ5

Stand Up Paddleboarding is currently the fastest growing paddle sport in the world! This exciting and relatively new sport combines surfing with traditional paddling. Not only is it a lot of fun, but it's also a great workout and you don't need a lot of gear to do it!

In this course we will introduce you to paddling in enclosed sheltered waters and calm conditions. Skills and knowledge covered include types of boards, paddling while laying down, kneeling, and standing on a board, balancing on a board, regular and surf stance, forward & turning strokes, falling off a board and safety awareness.

Upon successful completion of this course, paddlers will be awarded with the Paddle Canada Basic SUP Certification.

Course Location: Fort Whyte Alive Adventure Site 2505 McGillivray Blvd
Prerequisite: None 
Age Requirements: Participants must be at least 12 years of age.

Course runs from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. See the calendar located on your right for available course dates. Once you have found the course date that works for you, select the date, and then click Book Now to proceed.

Equipment Required:

  • PFD
  • Whistle
  • Paddleboard
  • Paddle
  • Leash

Suggested to Bring:

  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of Clothes

Rental Options are available from Wilderness Supply if you don't have your own board. Just add a rental to your registration. Price of SUP rental includes transport to the course site.

This course will run with a minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 6 per instructor.

Gratuities are not included in the course fees. Our instructors make every effort to ensure your course is all you expected and more. Recognition of a job well done is always appreciated. 5-10% of your course fee is recommended.

Groups wishing to fill a complete course may contact us and receive a 10% discount for filling the course.