Intro Course

Stand Up Paddleboard (or SUP for short) is the fastest growing water phenomenon in the world. La Riviere des Milles-Iles is the perfect body of water to learn this growing sport in a safe and secure environment. Its calm waters and slow current make it perfect for a persons first initiation in to this wonderful sport.

 

During your lesson, you will learn the basics of balancing and maneuvering on your board. Students also learn how to properly maintain there equipment, as well as all of the safety procedures necessary. The only prerequisite is the ability to swim comfortably.

What you need too know

  • Our courses last an average of 1h30 and includes approximately 20min of theory

  • We provide all of the equipment necessary: board, paddle and life-jacket.

  • We are happy to take pictures of you and your friends/family during the course, if the conditions permit.

  • Reservations are done online and payment is accepted on the website.

  • If we are forced to cancel, dew to bad weather we will provide you with another lesson at the first convenient availability

Progression of Course

  • Meet your instructor of the days course
  • Theory and security (20min)

  • Paddle on your knees and stomach

  • How to stand on the board as well as how to fall in a secure fashion. We will also show you how to get back on the board after.

  • The basics of paddling in a strait line as well as how to turn.

  • Then a beautiful and relaxing paddle around the island.

  • Pivots and other advanced technics if you feel comfortable at this point.

 

What you will need

  • A water bottle

  • Sunscreen and other protective clothing (ex: hat, rash-guard, t-shirt, etc)

  • A bathing suit, if you are already wearing it; all the better.

  • Towel

  • If the weather is cooler, a wetsuit, long or short (if you have one). If not we rent them for 5$, payable before the course.

  • Water shoes, if you have them (optional)

Duration: 1h30

Price: 39$ + taxes

Boutique

8400 boul St-Laurent

suite 201,

Montréal, Qc, H2P 2M4

Hours

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Call before you come

Wednesday: Call before you come

Thursday: Noon to 8pm

Friday: Call before you come

Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Sunday: Closed

 

Lessons and Rentals

(booking needed)

Milles-Îles River, access via Laval or Boisbriand

Book here

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