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Jasper, AB, T0E
Canada

780-931-4787

Stand Up Paddle Board experiences, both self guided rentals and professionally led group excursions, on lakes throughout Jasper National Park. Qualified Paddle Canada instructors offer skill improvement, guided interpretive tours, SUP yoga and fitness classes. Rental location is Lake Edith public beach down Lake Annette Rd. Yoga meeting location is Lake Annette day-use area.

Paddle Canada Basic SUP Skills Course - 3HRS

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Paddle Canada Basic SUP Skills Course - 3HRS

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Paddle Canada Basic SUP Skills Course - 3HRS

from 80.00

Intro to SUP: (3 hours)

This course usually runs 10AM-1PM

Introduces the novice to paddling in enclosed sheltered waters and calm conditions. Skills covered include a kneeling, standing on a board, forward & turning strokes, and safety awareness.

1 instructor: 6 participants

Assessment

Activities focus on individual safety and comfortable paddling along a calm shoreline. While there is a great deal to learn at this level, the activities should concentrate on personal progress and an awareness of the need for future learning. Paddlers should leave the course encouraged to continue their learning and be aware of their individual limitations.

Safety skills

  •       Falling off safely
  •       Remounting the board
  •       Use of a leash
  •       Understanding weather and paddling conditions

Paddling skills

  •       Lifting and carrying a board
  •       Choosing and holding a paddle
  •       Mounting a board at a beach or dock
  •       Prone paddling
  •       Paddling while kneeling
  •       Standing up
  •       Paddling in a straight line
  •       Forward stroke
  •       Braking stroke
  •       Sweep strokes
  •       Paddling in windy or turbulent conditions; kneeling, sitting or prone

Knowledge

  •       Board design
  •       Board outfitting
  •       Clothing
  •       Safety equipment
  •       Paddles
  •       Injury prevention
  •       Equipment care
  •       SUP resources
  •       Transporting a SUP
  •       SUP heritage
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