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Stand-up Paddleboard Basics

Kayak Center Instructional Programs

STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD (SUP) BASICS

Description

Almost a private introductory lesson, this small group, relaxed instructional session is an introduction to basic safety, strokes, recovery and flatwater SUP technique. Learn to SUP while basking in the evening glow of the sunset over the Merrimack river. This course often includes a few swims so be prepared to get wet!

Equipment

All necessary program equipment is provided.

Please see the plan your visit page for online waivers and what to bring and wear.

Physical Exertion

Easy: Participants will paddle 0-2 mi. / 0-4 km. on flat water conditions with minimal wind. No previous experience is required. Participant must be able to keep head up while wearing a life jacket in deep water. Paddle times usually run 1-2 hours.

Prerequisites

Appropriate for adults and children 14 and older when accompanied by a parent.

Must be able to independently keep head above water while wearing in a life jacket/pfd

No previous experience required.

Stand-up Paddleboard Basics Dates and TimesCostRegistration Link
Thursday, June 13, 6-8 p.m.$30 Public / $25 UMass LowellRegister Online
Thursday, June 27,6-8 p.m.$30 Public / $25 UMass LowellRegister Online
Thursday, July 11,6-8 p.m.$30 Public / $25 UMass LowellRegister Online
Thursday, July 25,6-8 p.m.$30 Public / $25 UMass LowellRegister Online
Thursday, August 8,6-8 p.m.$30 Public / $25 UMass LowellRegister Online
Thursday, August 22,6-8 p.m.$30 Public / $25 UMass LowellRegister Online

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