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REC 1316 — Stand-Up Paddleboard


Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) teaches novice students the basic skills necessary to safely participate in SUP on their own. Class is held on local lakes and reservoirs to familiarize students with nearby paddling options they can explore after the course. Students learn about water safety, launching and landing craft, basic paddle strokes and SUP manuvers and self-rescue.

Prerequisites & Equipment

Students must be able to swim prior to participating in Stand-Up Paddleboard. Paddleboards, paddles and PFDs are provided. Students must provide their own transportation, water and snacks, sunscreen and appropriate clothing.

Schedule & Location

Stand-Up Paddleboard is typically offered during the summer semester and the first block of the fall semester. The course usually meets on three consecutive Saturdays on local lakes and reservoirs.