Paddleboarding Courses & Instructor Training
In recent years, SUP has become one of the most popular water sports around. Whether you are looking to improve your paddle ability, learn to SUP safely or start on the pathway to becoming an instructor, we have a course for you. In partnership with our British Canoeing / RYA provider centre in Hackney and our British Canoeing qualified coaches at St Katharine Docks, all courses are certified and delivered by experienced instructors.
The courses below are training courses that lead to some type of qualification or certification. We also have SUP skills clinics, training days and improver sessions listed on our Events page or you can see the full list of courses, events and trips on our 2023 SUP Annual Events Calendar.
2023 Training Courses
|Date(s)||Course||Type||Cost**||Location||Find Out More|
|11-12 March||British Canoeing Core Coach||Instructor||£250||Camden||Learn More|
|25-26 March||RYA Helms Course – 2 Days||Open/Public||£350||Hackney||Learn More|
|5-6 April||Paddlesport Instructor Award||Instructor||£180||Hackney||Learn More|
|29 April||Aquatic First Aid (Level I / 1 Day)||Open/Public||£85||Hackney||Learn More|
|29-30 April||SUP Yoga Teacher Training||Yoga Teachers||£450||St Katharine Docks||Learn More|
|30 April||SUP Safer Half Day||Open/Public||£75||Hackney||Learn More|
|13-14 May||SUP Yoga Teacher Training||Yoga Teachers||£450||St Katharine Docks||Learn More|
|20 May||Paddlesport Safety & Rescue||Instructor||£85||Hackney||Learn More|
|28 May||SUP Safer Half Day||Open/Public||£75||Hackney||Learn More|
|3 June||SUP Sheltered Water Full Day||Open/Public||Hackney||Learn More|
|4 June||SUP Safer Half Day||Open/Public||£75||Hackney||Learn More|
|24 June||Aquatic First Aid (Level I / 1 Day)||Open/Public||£85||Hackney||Learn More|
|15 July||Paddlesport Safety & Rescue||Instructor||£85||Hackney||Learn More|
|24 September||SUP Safer Half Day||Open/Public||£75||Hackney||Learn More|
|28-29 September||RYA Helms Course – 2 Days||Open/Public||£350||Hackney||Learn More|
|1 October||SUP Safer Half Day||Open/Public||£75||Hackney||Learn More|
**Prices reflect early bird/regular prices where applicable and/or British Canoeing member v non-member cost.