Paddleboard Lessons, Classes Tours, in Santa Cruz, California

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About This Paddleboard

Learn to Paddle and book a lesson and a board!

  • Our SUP (stand up paddleboard) classes are small and intimate, with no more than 6 students per class — in keeping with Santa Cruz Harbor regulations.
  • Receive individual attention and instruction on how to stand up on a board and paddle correctly.
  • Beginner lessons start in the calm waters of the harbor as students become comfortable with their boards.
  • Inspire the curiosity of harbor seals, pelicans and sea otters! Graduate to the open water for a more challenging workout.


  • Price - $60 per person
  • 90-minute classes Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 9am
  • For groups of 3 – 6 students
  • The first hour includes SUP basics, and the instructor will paddle with you to monitor strokes and provide guidance on improving strokes, overall technique and speed; the last 30 minutes is on your own (or sooner, if you demonstrate proficiency)
  • Tour of the Santa Cruz Harbor the instructor will point out areas of interest and also areas where stand up paddlers are not allowed to enter.   (Which is a must for all first time paddlers at the Santa Cruz Harbor).
  • Free 1/2 paddle with lesson if not too tired where new paddlers can confidently paddle to the lighthouse practicing their strokes.

DISCOVER SUP LESSON – $45 per person

  • Ideal introductory stand up paddle lesson for people that are coordinated, athletic and have had previous surfing and canoeing experience.
  • Our instructors with show you the correct stand up paddle strokes, place to stand on the board and also how to manage your SUP board on the Santa Cruz Harbor waters.
  • Great for those looking for a refresher lesson that have not paddled in the last six months or on the Santa Cruz Harbor waters.
  • Flexible and can and can design the tuition to your level of ability.

PRIVATE LESSON — from $75  per person

  • For 1-2 people
  • Weekday – $75
  • Weekend – $85


2 hour guided tours — $55 per person — for those who already know how to paddle confidently on the ocean water.  If you have not paddled within the last 6 months we recommend taking a refresher class to get your sea legs back.




  • Type: Paddleboard
  • Capacity: 6 People
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior

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Member Since Aug 2014

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  • Listing Address
  • 2214 E Cliff Dr
  • Santa Cruz, California 95062,
  • United States
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