BASIC SUP SKILLS COURSE
Learn the basics of stand up paddleboarding to get out on the water safely and confidently.
- 100 Canadian dollars$100
- Head of St. Margaret's Bay (SMB)
WHAT TO EXPECT
This Paddle Canada certification course will introduce you to the basics of stand up paddleboarding. It will include a mix of on-land and in-water instruction to prepare you to get out on the water safely and confidently. We'll cover the basics of stand up paddleboarding including launching, forward and turning strokes, water safety, and basic SUP knowledge. Paddle Canada Certification upon successful completion. Skills covered: safety skills: falling off safely remounting the board use of a leash understanding weather and paddling conditions paddling skills: lifting and carrying a board choosing and holding a paddle mounting a board at a beach or dock prone paddling paddling while kneeling standing up paddling in a straight line forward stroke braking stroke sweep strokes paddling in windy conditions knowledge: board design board outfitting clothing safety equipment paddles injury prevention equipment care SUP resources transporting a SUP No previous SUP experience is required. This course includes all the necessary equipment. *wetsuits not included SUP Yoga Halifax reserves the right to cancel due to weather conditions or insufficient registration. In these cases, refunds will be issued and we will do our best to reschedule!