Intro to Stand Up Paddle boarding | Half Day
At Adventure Carrick we are proud to be able to say that we were one of the first outdoor activity centres to teach Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) in Scotland and we’ve been going strong for more than 10 years. SUP is now one of the most popular activities around the world. We have introduced hundreds of clients to the world of SUP in a safe and controlled environment which is the key to learning and life-long enjoyment.
Payment is buy now, pay later once the activity day is confirmed.
Group Size Medium Group
The Ayrshire coastline is one of the most beautiful places in Scotland to learn how to Stand Up Paddle board due to the outstanding natural beauty and sheltered coves and harbours which make for an excellent learning environment.
- Stand up paddle board, leash and paddle
- 5mm full wetsuits
- Buoyance aid
- Modesty bag for outdoor changing
- Transport (unless booked as a group)
Our experienced and friendly instructors are ASI (Academy of Surf Instructor), BSUPA (British Stand Up Paddleboard Association) and SCA (Scottish Canoe Association) accredited.
The half day INTRO session is designed as a fun introduction to SUP and aims to cover the basics of:
Managing and setting up equipment (PPE, Setting up boards, how to carry boards safely etc)
Board skills, stance and balance (skill progression tasks with and without the paddle)
Paddling skills (Forwards, backwards, rotational steering skills)
Environmental awareness (choosing where to paddle, weather awareness, access,egress etc)
SUP development games
Full day SUP or SUP touring or SUP Yoga
Hire a board and enjoy the freedom of SUP