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SUP Lessons in Rueter-Hess Reservoir

Want to learn how to standup paddleboard? Our 90 min. PADDLE 101 lesson is the best start to your SUP lifestyle. While stand up paddleboarding looks effortless, learning correct paddling technique is critical to reducing injury and maximizing FUN! We will take you from land to the water covering equipment , safety, travel education and paddle stroke essentials.

Any water activity has inherent risk. Training in the safety aspects of SUP is vital to mitigating risk on water. Our PADDLE 101 lesson covers paddling technique, SUP safety training, and includes a review of all equipment used in stand up paddling.

As with any sport, proper, qualified instructors are essential. Our instructors are certified through the American Canoe AssociationPaddleFIT and the World Paddle Association and have been instructing SUP for the last 8yrs. PADDLE 101 lessons are capped at 6 persons to ensure individual coaching and attention.

Please note that reservations are required. For water conservation purposes, pets, swimming from shore and outside equipment are NOT permitted. Guests are required to stay on main access road and exit the park immediately after the service has concluded.

For information regarding public access days through the Rueter-Hess Recreation Authority please visit