Intro to Paddle board class on Cape Fear River in Lillington, NC

Intro to Paddle Boarding

Intro to Paddle Boarding

Intro to Paddle Boarding - Class Overview

Learn the basics of stand-up paddle boarding in a fun group setting. This 2.5 hour class is an exciting way to get your exercise and vitamin D for the day.  We start on dry land teaching correct paddle height and hand placement, equipment overview, kneeling and standing on a board, as well as water safety, and SUP etiquette. We then move to the water and learn how to safely get on and off the board. We will cover proper standing technique, paddling technique, turning the board, maneuvering over small waves, and self rescue techniques. Appropriate for all experience levels.


  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Price: $59 per person (includes paddle board, paddle, pfd, instructor)
  • Reservations are required, limited availability
  • Dates: Check available dates below under Reservations. You can also request an individual class date with a minimum of 3 people!
  • Class might be rescheduled or canceled based on weather, river conditions, or minimum participation of 3 students

What to bring

  • Towel and extra clothes to change to after the class. Expect to get wet.
  • Sunscreen
  • Cheap sunglasses
  • Water

What to wear

  • Quick-dry clothing or swim wear with a cover up depending on the weather
  • Water shoes, closed-toe sandals or sneakers
  • Hat (optional)

Schedule & Reservations

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