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. 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 of the Hoover Reservoir. Come and 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.
Duration: 2 hours
About me: I am certified lifeguard that has competed in numerous paddlingboarding races.
Cost: $100 includes board, paddle, and lifejacket rental, along with course instruction.