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Stand Up Paddle (SUP) - Introduction

Stand Up Paddling (SUP) is easy to learn and provides participants with a full body workout in a water sport that develops balance and strength without impact. No prerequisite is necessary other than an ability to swim and a desire for adventure!

Come check out this great aquatic activity that you have always wanted to try!



Sprummer 2017 Details: 

Start / End Dates

Session 1: Classes begin on Tuesday, July 4th and end on Tuesday, July 25th.

Session 2: Classes begin on Tuesday, August 8th and end on Tuesday, August 29th.

# of Weeks

4 Week Program

Session Time

6:00pm-7:30pm (1.5 hours). Please arrive 10-15 minutes early.

Bye Week No bye-dates.  If a class is cancelled due to inclement weather, a make up class will be arranged for Session 1 on Aug. 1 and for Session 2 on Sept. 5.
Class Info

Stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is the world’s fastest growing water sport! It is pursued for relaxation, fitness, cross-training, and racing!

This course is ideal for those wanting to learn SUP using premium equipment while in the company of a certified instructor. Classes are 1.5 hrs. in duration with an instructor ratio of 1:5 max. The first class will address safety, board care, and how to balance, paddle, and turn efficiently on calm waters. Weeks 2-4 will be touring days and we will launch at varied sites based on participants’ preferences and water conditions. Ongoing instruction will facilitate skill progression and free time to practice will be provided. 
Cost (plus HST) Individual Registration is $150 +HST

 

Ready to Play?? Great! Decide on your night of the week & skill level from the grid below!

Looking to play with a friend or two? Don't worry! You'll be telling us after you've registered and paid!

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Is the class/league/night/skill division you are interested in sold out?
Please send an email with your name, phone number and desired sport to info@kssc.ca and we will add you to the wait list! We will contact you if/when a spot opens up.

Sport Info

 

Myra MacDonald- Instructor and Owner/Operator of SUP Kingston

SUPKingston was created in 2013 by Myra MacDonald, a stand up paddle enthusiast and instructor, competitive runner, and educator.

My mission is to introduce people to the rapidly growing water sport of SUP (stand up paddling) for the purpose of relaxation, fitness development, cross training, or socializing.

I deliver lessons in the Kingston area and am certified by Paddle Canada (Advanced Flatwater Instructor), PaddleFit (Level 3 Coach), and World Paddle Association (Class 1). SUPKingston is mobile, thereby maximizing lesson accessibility while seeking skill level appropriate water conditions for clients. SUPKingston is a PaddleSmart Trainer and safety instruction is paramount.

Visit www.supkingston.com for more information.

 

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Advanced Flatwater Instructor – Paddle Canada
  • Level 2 Coach – PaddleFit USA
  • Water Safety/SUP Education – Class 1 – World Paddle Association
  • AdventureSmart/PaddleSmart Trainer – Paddle Canada /National Search and Rescue Secretariat
  • First Aid CPRC/AED – St. John’s Ambulance
  • Basic Cruising – Canadian Yachting Association

# of People per Class

5 people per class.

Required Equipment

All of the required equipment will be provided. Participants should wear athletic gear that can get wet and bring sunscreen and a water bottle.

Rules

Participants must wear a PFD (provided) and sign a waiver form. Instruction will be provided by a Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater certified instructor. 

Location

SUP Classes will take place at a variety of locations around Kingston, pending calm water.

Participants should be prepared to drive within a 30 min radius of Kingston to access calmer conditions if Lake Ontario is unsuitable.