Stand Up Paddling Classes

All classes are held at Lake Ahquabi State Park unless otherwise noted. 
Wet Suit and Dry Suit Rentals available for cold weather classes!
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SUP Fundamentals I

Prerequisite: None

$53.50 (FREE! to CanoeSport SUP Buyers)

Discover the fun and simplicity of Stand-Up Paddling. This course focuses on helping you get on your board, improving your balance, and efficiently paddling your board. Learn about torso rotation to increase your stamina and protect your shoulders. Understand the pro’s and con’s of different types of boards while learning about paddles, PFD’s, and other gear.

All classes run 8:30-1:00

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- Sunday, June 7 -cancelled

- Sunday July 12 - cancelled

- Sunday, August 16

SUP Fundamentals II

Prerequisite: SUP Fundamentals I

Refine your basic Stand-Up Paddling skills and learn techniques for handling wind, weather, and current. Learn new strokes such as the J-stroke, sculling draw, and extended forward sweep. Develop bracing skills and learn how to adjust your stance to improve maneuverability and board control. Discover the fun of pivot turns and gain knowledge of towing techniques. Throughout the class skills from SUP Fundamentals I will be reviewed. 

​- Private Instruction Only - Please call 515-961-6117 to arrange a lesson

- Class will typically run 6 hours but can be adapted 

SUP Yoga

Prerequisite: None

$10.70/class (Includes board and lifejacket)

Come experience the tranquil movements of yoga while out on the water. Class is for beginners and the goal is to have a fun and relaxing time on the water. We'll start with basic poses and then move to more challenging poses with options for modifications. Board and lifejacket included with cost, do not need to attend classes sequentially.  (Note: Classes meet at the beach at Lake Ahquabi, please dress to get wet!)

Every Tuesday 6:30-7:30 in June and July

** Season Pass ** Join us all summer long!

9 sessions = $85.60 (1 free class!)

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Hours: Sunday-Monday - Closed

Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday - 10am-5pm

Thursday - 10am-8pm

Store Stats​​

28 Years in Business

Original Owner!

*  Kayaks, Canoes, SUPS Sold = 5643

*  Hours of Instruction = 3600+

*  Days of Guided Trips = 325+