Introduction to Stand-Up Paddleboarding

Learn the basics of getting on and off your board and proper paddling and maneuvering techniques in this 90-minute introductory lesson. We start with a dry-land introduction to  Stand-Up Paddleboarding that will include a SUP warm-up, proper water safety, and SUP etiquette.

Then we’ll get on the water and learn how to safely get on and off the board. You’ll go from your belly to your feet and cover proper standing technique, paddling technique, turning the board, maneuvering over and through small waves, and more depending on the level of the group.

Our Intro to SUP is perfect for those who have never paddled, SUPped, or surfed before, though anyone who has never received formal SUP instruction will benefit.

We also offer Private Lessons!

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Introduction to Paddleboarding meets for one 90-minute session at our Newton Historic Boathouse, Nahanton Park location in Newton OR Allston/Brighton location in Boston. $69 includes 90 minutes of instruction and complimentary use of a stand-up board. view schedule/book nowRead Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

  • Full payment is due upon registration for a class, clinic, or trip.
  • For cancellations received 7 days or more before your scheduled activity, we will issue a refund less a 10% registration fee.
  • For cancellations received fewer than 7 days before your scheduled activity, we are unable to offer any refunds.
  • Classes, clinics, and trips always run unless the weather is extreme.
  • A minimum number of registrants is required for any event to run. If we cancel an event due to low enrollment, we will provide a full refund.
  • Each participant will be required to sign a waiver of liability. To save time, you can download this waiver and bring it with you.


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