Whitewater SUP (Stand-Up Paddleboarding) Instruction

Intro to Whitewater SUP

Stand-Up Paddleboarding is one of the fastest growing outdoor sports, but whitewater takes it to a whole new level. Learn the basics for paddling on dynamic water, including basic SUP stances, strokes, and recovery techniques.

Instructor Ratio: 3 students to 1 instructor

Skill Prerequisites: Previous Stand-Up Paddleboarding experience

Duration: 1.5 hours (11:00am – 12:30pm)

Price: $60

Intro to Whitewater SUP Package

The Intro to Whitewater SUP Package is the most effective way to enter the sport of whitewater SUP. Consisting of four 1.5 hour lessons, participants begin with the with the Intro to Whitewater SUP lesson where they will establish a solid foundation of fundamentals before progression to three private one-on-one lessons. Completing the Intro to Whitewater SUP Package will prepare participants for SUPing on class II-II+ whitewater. If you’ve already completed the Intro to SUP course, simply upgrade to the full Whitewater SUP Package and still receive the package discount.

Instructor Ratio: Varies by course

Skill Prerequisites: Previous Stand-Up Paddleboarding experience

Duration: 4 lessons (1.5 hours each)

Price: $250; $190 as upgrade after taking Intro to Whitewater SUP lesson

Please call the Kayak Center at 704-391-3900 ext.195 to purchase or upgrade. Once purchased, Intro Package lessons do not expire and may be scheduled at your convenience.

Private Lesson

Private lessons offer participants an individualized approach to skills-based instruction and progression at the beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Whatever skill a student is interested in developing our instructors can tailor a one-on-one lesson to meet these needs.

Instructor Ratio: 1 student to 1 instructor

Skill Prerequisites: None

Duration: 1.5 hours

Price: $80; $64 with Season Pass

Available March-October. Please call the Kayak Center at 704-391-3900 ext.195 to schedule (bookings should be made at least 48 hours in advance).

U.S. National Whitewater Center | 5000 Whitewater Center Parkway | Charlotte, NC 28214 | 704.391.3900 | info@usnwc.org