Stand Up Paddling Instructor


Course Description:

Be certified to teach Paddle Canada sanctioned Intro – Advanced SUP courses.


SUP & gear, camping on site


Meals and lodge accommodations


Note: Course candidates must register with Paddle Canada and pay instructor membership in advance of the course. We will send instructions. Paddle Canada Instructor fee is approx $80

The full 3 day skills & Instructor course is specifically designed for people who are new to SUP and wish to be certified by Paddle Canada to deliver quality certified instruction to Introduction – Advanced SUP course participants. Personal Fitness, Outdoor Recreation/Leadership, Camp and Yoga Instructors will benefit knowing they are delivering technically sound skills and knowledge in an effective fashion. Successful candidates will also benefit from Paddle Canada support including pro gear deals and course insurance insurance coverage.

For those people with good demonstration-quality skills important to instruction, participation in only the second and third course days is possible.

The course includes practice of demonstration-quality technical SUP skills, a review of SUP-related technical topics, learning the Paddle Canada SUP teaching methodology, then practice teaching of on-water skills and off-water theory sessions.

Successful candidates will be certified to teach and certify others with Introduction and Advanced SUP Flatwater Skills.

Please don’t hesitate to email us with any questions.