Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson English Bay Vancouver BC Canada

Stand Up Paddleboarding Essentials Granville Island

This is a Paddle Canada certified course

In two hours we introduce you to the fun of Stand Up Paddleboarding. We cover equipment, safety, paddle strokes, launching and landing and will get you paddling on your own in no time. This course is a great introduction to this fun and exciting sport.  Learn the essentials of SUP with Ecomarine and next time you go out on the water, you’ll have the skills and experience to paddle with confidence.

Dates & times:

Saturday Mornings

  • June 3 to September 2 (9:30-11:30 am)
  • September 9 & 16 (10:30 am – 12:30 pm)

Wednesday Evenings

  • May 31 to August 9 (6:30-8:30 pm)
  • August 16, 23 & 30 (6-8 pm)
  • September 6 & 13 (5:30-7:30 pm)

**Special women only SUP Essentials Sat July 22, Wed Aug 16 & Sat Aug 26.


  • Two hour program on the ocean – $59 plus GST
  • Includes board & gear rental


  • No Experience Necessary
  • 16 years of age


Other things to note:

Wetsuits are not necessary or provided for this course but you are welcome to bring your own.  Otherwise, please wear non cotton clothing that can get wet or see what to bring page or your confirmation email for more details.