1620 E Riverside Drive   (located one block E of I-35 behind the AMLI South Shore building)           512.462.0732                         


                 We have now closed for the remainder of 2014.  Thanks for another awesome season!  We appreciate it!



Stand Up Paddle Lessons

If you’d like a little instruction before your maiden voyage, let one of our experienced staff provide you with the training and techniques you need, while having fun at the same time.

You can schedule a private, semi-private, small or large group lesson.

SUP is very quick and easy to learn and doesn't require more than 60 minutes to have you paddling with confidence.  All lessons consist of one hour of instruction, both on land and on the water.  We will teach you basic water safety for SUP, equipment knowledge, paddle strokes, & lake etiquette. We provide a stand up paddle board, paddle and personal flotation device.  Please contact us 24 hours in advance to schedule a lesson. What does it mean that our instructors are certified?  Scroll below to learn more!

 Private $50 
(2 people)
Per Person
 Small Group
(3-4 People)
Per Person
 Large Group
(5-6 People)
Per Person

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If you decide to purchase a board after a rental or lesson, we will apply the credit (up to $50) toward the purchase of your board.

All of Our Instructors are Both ASI and ACE Paddle Fit Certified

The World Standup Paddleboard Association (www.wsupa.us) is the international umbrella organization which standardizes SUP events worldwide.  The Association offers an "ASI SUP Instructor Course" where the instructor must demonstrate mastery in the following areas in order to graduate:

  • Basic water safety knowledge for SUP paddlers
  • SUP dry land teaching and training techniques
  • Information on paddles, boards and SUP equipment
  • Mastering SUP skills needed for proper instruction, on the water skills testing
  • Advanced stroke technique and skills

The Paddle Fit Certification is recognized by (ACE) American Council on Exercise and is a program where the instructor learns how to use SUP for group excerise classes as well as instruction for personal training. 

Paddle Zen fitness instructors also have CPR/AED certifications and are looking forward to spreading the joy of SUP to you and your family.