SUP: Fundamentals


Paddle Canada's fist SUP School


Our "SUP: Fundamentals" class is for those who have never been on an Stand Up Paddleboard before. We teach: Balance and basic paddling strokes and skills, how to load and transport a SUP, applicable Coast Guard regulations, along with gear and water knowledge.

Expected Outcome:

You will leave the "SUP: Fundamentals!" 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.

Instructor : Student Ratio:

1:6 (MAX) to ensure you of the best instructional experience possible! 


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

This clinic is designed for adults - all participants must be at least 16 year old. Children 12-15 are welcome to participate if a parent is also registered in the clinic.


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



2016 Dates:

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

Don't want to book online? Call us at 403-262-4327. We are always happy to help!

Wednesday - Chestermere Lake

Aug 31 - 5:30 - 8:00 pm

Sept 14 - 5:30 - 8:00 pm

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Wednesday - Arbour Lake

May 4 - 5:30 - 8:00 pm

May 11 - 5:30 - 8:00 pm

May 18 - 5:30 - 8:00 pm

June 8 - 5:30 - 8:00 pm

June 22 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm

June 29 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm

July 13 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Aug 3 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Aug 17 - 6:00 - 8:30 pm

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Interested in another date? Call or visit the store!

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.

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