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Stand Up Paddleboarding  Beginner

Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson

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Discover the joys of stand-up paddling.

 Duration

1/2 day

 Price

$85  +HST

 Course Includes

  • Paddleboard with leash.
  • Paddle
  • Lifejacket
  • Return trip to and from the Toronto Islands.

This Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) lesson introduces the novice to paddling a paddleboard in calm sheltered water by certified SUP Instructors. As these lessons take place in the Toronto Islands, we use our pontoon boat to transport you over to the islands to start your lesson. The on-water portion of the course is 1.5 hrs but allow 2.5 hrs to include pontoon shuttle time to islands and back, as well as on-land teaching.

To see Minimum Age for this course and our Cancelation Policy, scroll down to The Fine Print.

 What You Will Learn

  • Basic SUP safety.
  • Functional paddling skills.
  • Having fun on the water.

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 Course Dates and Times

Saturday July 9, 2022
 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Saturday July 9, 2022
 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Sunday July 17, 2022
 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Sunday July 17, 2022
 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Saturday July 30, 2022
 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Saturday July 30, 2022
 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Sunday August 7, 2022
 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Sunday August 7, 2022
 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Saturday August 13, 2022
 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Saturday August 13, 2022
 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Sunday August 28, 2022
 10:30 am to 1:00 pm

Sunday August 28, 2022
 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

 Course Prerequisites

  • None

 What to Bring

  • Participants are well advised to bring appropriate water footwear/swimwear to use on the boards during lessons and expect to get wet.

 Course Location

Harbourfront Canoe and Kayak Centre

This course starts at our mainland office at 283 Queen's Quay West. Get driving directions.

 The Fine Print

Minimum Age

13 years of age accompanied by an adult or 16 years old without.

Our Cancelation Policy

To receive a full refund or to switch to another date, we require 48 hours notice prior to the start of your program. Bookings cancelled less than 48 hours in advance will be partially refunded or switched to another date at our discretion.

We reserve the right to cancel any program with less than 24 hours notice due to changing weather conditions such as strong winds or thunderstorms. Please check your email for cancellation notices before leaving for your program. In this case, we will try to re-schedule to another date or offer a full refund. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, but your safety and well-being is our top priority.