Beginner Stand Up Paddling Lessons for San Francisco & Marin County (aka SUP 101)

Stand Up Paddling Lessons for San Francisco Bay and San Rafael Marin County

Private Group Rate $60.00 per person - Class length: 2 hours (30 Min Free Paddle) - Group Minimum 3 - Max 8 and we schedule it at your convenience. Use the book now button on the bottom right for our standing class every Sunday at 9:30am and save $5 per person.

This beginner Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) class is going to cover the basics of Stand Up Paddleboarding, SUP 101. In this class you will have the chance to learn about all of the various terminology associated with SUP as well as the many different types and styles of boards available.

101 Surf Sports will cover the correct paddle stroke techniques as well as general safety skills and guidelines to get you on the water today. After discussing and covering the fundamentals on dry land, 101 Surf Sports will get you out on the water an SUP and on the tranquil waterways of the San Rafael Canal to hone your new skills and gain confidence in the most picture perfect setting for your new found passion, SUP!

Covered in the class;

  • Terminology for Stand Up Paddling
  • Overview of the various types of boards and paddles
  • Safety Guidelines
  • Basic Stroke Technique
  • Basic Board Handling Skills
  • 30 Minute Free Paddle

SUP 101 is offered on your schedule, or as a private session at $65/hr. If you are interested in joining one of 101 Surf Sports stand up paddle boarding classes just give us a call. All the gear you need including, stand up paddleboard, paddle, life jacket and leash is included.

Please call us in advance at 415-524-8492 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or click here to contact us to reserve your spot or visit our San Francisco Bay Area store in San Rafael.

You can also check our calendar for other stand up paddleboard activities by clicking here.

San Francisco Stand Up Paddling San Rafael, Marin County

Upcoming Events

Sat Jul 02 @ 2:00PM - 06:00PM
Downwind Stand Up Paddleboard Clinic - with Boat & Video
Sun Jul 03 @ 9:30AM - 11:00AM
Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons.
Sun Jul 03 @ 2:30PM - 06:00PM
Downwind SUP Safari Emeryville
Tue Jul 05 @ 8:15AM - 09:45AM
Group Paddle Training