Paddle Boarding Southwest Colorado

Paddle Boarding (SUP)  Instruction & Rentals
SUP Paddle Boarding is an amazing fitness, balance, and coordination challenge, in a non-intimidating, fun manner that appeals to all ages. The workout you will get by SUP boarding is based directly on the amount of energy that you put into it. You can easily paddle around without exerting yourself, or you can pull on the paddle and get a great workout.

  • 2 hour Paddle Boarding (SUP) INSTRUCTION is the perfect introduction to Stand Up Paddle Boarding that gives you the opportunity to see how fun and easy this sport can be.  Though the sport originated in the Hawaiian Islands, it has become the hottest paddle sport to do on rivers and still water throughout Colorado.  Our SUP Class is designed to expose you to a great water sport and teach you the basic techniques to get out on the water with ease. Your instructor will teach you about the different SUP boards, parts of the board, and how this affects performance and stability. They will go over safety considerations and proper standing and paddling techniques. You will be up and paddling around the Ridgway State Park Reservoir during this class before you know it.  Option for river experience with guide discretion. BOOK NOW * Gear included: Imagine Surfer Stand Up Paddle Board, paddle, life jacket, and water booties. Please bring appropriate warm clothing for this class. Stand Up Paddling is easy to learn, fun, and can be done in almost any body of water.
  • Paddle Board (SUP)RENTALS are the hottest craze for a fun, easy, and active way to get on the water – no experience required! Though the sport originated in the Hawaiian Islands, it is quickly becoming a paddle sport for everyone. Whether on rivers or lakes throughout Colorado, you can find a place to go paddle boarding. Launch your SUP in the protected bay area of Ridgway Reservoir, just minutes from RIGS headquarters, and enjoy some paddle time on glassy waters with the latest SUP Surfer Boards from Imagine Board Company – the perfect board choice for all experience levels!  These stable boards will allow you to immediately get into your flow and paddle with effortless control. *Rentals include:  Imagine SUP Surfer Board, SUP Paddle and Personal Flotation Devise (PFD). BOOK NOW
  • Rental time frame options:
       *Half Day – $35 – 8:00am-12:00pm or 2:00pm-6:00pm
       *Full Day – $50 – 8:00am-6:00pm
       *Overnight – $60 – 2:00pm-8:00am

Join one of our classes that depart from RIGS Fly Shop at 9 am DAILY (preregistration required). Afternoon trips are dependent on wind conditions. Call for more info.
1 to 2 people considered a private lesson – 3 to 6 group lesson – Learn More or Book Now Click Here


*If you are looking for other Water Based Challenges, we recommend joining us on one of our Guided Inflatable Kayak Trips or Rafting Trips for a river adventure the whole family will enjoy!