STAND UP PADDLEBOARD

Stand Up Paddleboarding is the perfect mix of fun, activity and connection. Our Stand Up Paddleboarding experiences tours provide you with a perfect day on the water. 

Stand Up PaddleBoard - Summer Session

A three hour session designed for beginners to learn basic SUP skills. And have fun on the water.

​Prerequisites:

  • A sense of adventure and a positive attitude!

What you will learn:

  • Safety is both a mindset and a skill set. How to enjoy SUP and keep yourself out of trouble. 

  • Equipment considerations from board design/sizing/purchase options, paddle characteristics, immersion gear, safety regulations and essentials

  • Board transport and care

  • Launching and landing techniques

  • Paddling Skills - finding your stability, proper paddling technique and efficiency, forward stroke, turning strokes, self-rescue and environmental risk assessments

  • Basic environmental forecasting and weather considerations

What to bring:​​

  • Board, Paddle, PFD Life Vest Included

  • Dress to get in the water

  • Change of dry clothing 

  • Towel 

  • Water 

  • Sun Protection

Location:

  • Graham's Grove, Lake Banook, Dartmouth, NS

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Ocean SUP Tours 

Based upon Paddle Canada's SUP Touring 1 curriculum, SUP Ocean Tours will help you transition into coastal environments safely and build confidence and skills in more dynamic paddling locations and conditions. Nova Scotia's coastal waterways are vast and beautiful for exploring by SUP but there are most certainly things to consider and knowledge and skills to gain in order to do it safely. 

Course Content:

  • Touring-specific equipment needs, board design and considerations

  • Safety considerations and weather forecasting 

  • Basic navigation and route planning

  • Communication and group dynamics

  • Decision making and risk analysis 

  • Paddling skills/techniques for more dynamic water and weather conditions

  • Rescues/Tows

  • Launching and Landing with loaded boards

 

Location:

Hosted in the beautiful coastal waterways of Halifax’s Northwest Arm. 

 

What do I need?

  • Inflatable or Hard Touring Board appropriate for touring and carrying a day pack.

  • Paddle

  • PFD with whistle

  • Throw Bag

  • Leash

  • Drybag for day trips

  • Wetsuit 

  • Neoprene Booties or other paddling shoes

  • Towel

  • Bring a change of warm clothes including a waterproof shell and mid layer.

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Book a Session Now

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SUMMER SUP SESSION

Three Hour Beginner Lesson 

Gives you the skills you need to have the most enjoyment on the water. Certified instruction with board and equipment included.

From:

$99

Paddleboard on Shore

SUP TOURS

Guided SUP Tours with our certified trip leaders. Includes Board and Equipment rental.

From:

$199