Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUPing) is an exciting way to experience Colorado’s rivers and lakes – SUP boarding Instruction & Rentals
Paddle Boarding on mountain rivers and lakes is a family friendly adventure that appeals to all ages. Your SUP boarding experience is based directly on the amount of energy that you put into it. You can easily relax and paddle around while taking in the scenery or go after a workout challenge by fully engaging your core and paddling hard.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Instruction
2.5 hour Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) 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. * Gear included: Bounce 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.
Join one of our classes that depart from RIGS Fly Shop at 9 am DAILY (preregistration required). Other trip times are available upon request and dependent on conditions.
Call for more info. 1 to 3 person private lesson.
Stand Up Paddle Boarding Rental
Paddle Board (SUP) rentals are a fun, easy, and active way to get on the water – no experience required! Though the sport originated in the Hawaiian Islands, it has quickly becoming a paddle sport for everyone. Whether on rivers or lakes throughout Colorado, you can find a place to go paddle boarding. Rentals are available on site at Ridgway State Park. Launch your SUP at waters edge in the protected bay area of Ridgway Reservoir, just minutes from RIGS headquarters, and enjoy some paddle time on glassy waters with the Bounce SUP Boards from Bounce Board Company or NRS Inflatable Paddle Boards are the perfect boards for all experience levels! These stable boards will allow you to immediately get into your flow and paddle with effortless control. Ridgway State Park requires an entrance fee that may be accepted only in case at certain entrances. This vehicle entrance fee is not included in the cost of your rental.