Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class

Description: Come learn everything you need to know to get started in the exciting sport of Stand Up Paddleboarding. "SUP" offers a great total body workout and is a great activity for lakes, rivers and the ocean. In this class you'll learn the proper stance for balance and control, essential paddle strokes and turning techniques, as well as how to choose the right board and paddle. Courses will be held on protected calm water, and no experience is necessary. Come with us to learn this hybrid of surfing and paddling and find out how to walk on water!

Skills you'll learn:

  • To become familiar with SUP, equipment, and proper clothing to safely and comfortably pursue SUP
  • To learn effective paddling skills, balance, positioning, movement and falling/recovery techniques
  • Introduce the rewarding aspects of SUP by highlighting the benefits, some places to paddle and the various activities that take you onto the water, with an emphasis on respect for the marine/aquatic environment.

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class Information

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LEARN TO STAND UP PADDLEBOARD (SUP) CLASS

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6/8/2014 8:30 - 10:30 AM MDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Chatfield Reservoir | More Information and Directions
Group Size: 12
Required Legal Form: Water Sports (pdf)

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

Spots left: 12

6/8/2014 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MDT

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class
Chatfield Reservoir | More Information and Directions
Group Size: 12
Required Legal Form: Water Sports (pdf)

Member: $75.00
Non Member: $95.00

Spots left: 10

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) Class Gear List

Gear to bring to class:

(Required)

  • Water Bottle
  • Water Shoes/Sandals - Foot attire that will protect your feet and is okay to get wet. (e.g. Teva, Chaco, Keen (not flip-flops)
  • Energy Snacks

(Optional)

  • Lip Balm/Protection
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Paddle Jacket
  • Wetsuit - Thickness depends on your local water temperatures. Generally 3mm-4mm is preferable.
  • Lunch & Snacks

Gear provided by REI:

  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • Paddle