Paddleboard (SUP) 1: The Basics!


Paddle Canada's fist SUP School


Our SUP 1: The Basics! class is for those who have never been on an Stand Up board before. We teach: How to load and transport a SUP, applicable Coast Guard regulations, understanding the equipment, water knowledge, balance and paddling techniques.

Expected Outcome:

You will leave the "SUP 1: The Basics!" class with the necessary knowledge to SUP on calm water (lakes and estuaries), whether for fun or fitness training. You will receive your Paddle Canada "Basic SUP" skills certificate.


Paddleboard and related gear is provided. You will probably get wet on this course, so we also provide wetsuits, booties, etc. free of charge!


None. But, a willingness to learn and a fondness for fun won't hurt.



2014 Dates:

These courses run on Arbour Lake and Heritage Pointe Lake, as noted below. They are 2½ - 3 hours.

TO REGISTER: Call Undercurrents @ 403-262-4327!


May 8 6 PM Arbour Lake
May 15 6 PM Arbour Lake
May 22 6 PM Arbour Lake
May 29 6 PM Heritage Pointe
June 5 6 PM Arbour Lake
June 12 6 PM Arbour Lake
June 19 6 PM Arbour Lake
June 26 6 PM Heritage Pointe
July 3 6 PM Arbour Lake
July 10 6 PM Arbour Lake
July 17 6 PM Arbour Lake
July 24 6 PM Heritage Pointe
July 31 6 PM Arbour Lake
Aug 7 6 PM Arbour Lake
Aug 14 5 PM Arbour Lake
Aug 21 5 PM Heritage Pointe
Aug 28 5 PM Arbour Lake
Sept 4 5 PM Arbour Lake
Sept 11 5 PM Arbour Lake
Sept 18 5 PM Heritage Pointe
Sept 25 5 PM Arbour Lake
Oct 2 5 PM Arbour Lake

Registration & Refunds

Full payment is due at registration to secure your spot in the course.

On the rare occasion when Undercurrents cancels a lesson, we will issue a full refund or make every reasonable effort to register you in an equivalent program; it is your choice.

If you cancel for any reason more than 7 days prior to the course commencement, you will receive a full refund less our $10 administrative fee.

There is no refund if you cancel for any reason within 7 days of the course.

Courses go rain or shine. Here in Alberta we can have rain, snow, blistering heat or high winds - sometimes on the same day. Don't believe weather forecasts; dress for varying weather conditions. If you need help, our store staff can give you great advice!

See our policies page for more details.

Store Info

6531 Bowness Road NW
Calgary, AB T3B 0E8

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(403) 262-4327

Store Hours:
Tue - Sat: 10:00 - 5:00
Sun & Mon: Closed
Holidays: Closed

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