Alder Creek is proud to present Coastal Stand Up Paddling classes on the Oregon Coast! ‘SUPing’ is nothing new, but this sport is enjoying a recent resurgence of energy. A revival of sorts led by Laird Hamilton and other Watermen has opened many eyes. Take at least the basic class first then go coastal with top notch coaching.

This Coastal Stand Up Paddling class is appropriate for anyone that has completed our Basic Skills Stand-up class or equivalent.

Head out to the Oregon Coast with our Team Alder Creek staff and learn SUP in a dynamic environment!

The first section of this full day class will start in the river and cover topics such as:

Understanding moving water
Tide cycles and weather specific to the Oregon Coast
Intermediate turning strokes
Bail outs
Coastal hazards safety and etiquette

The final section of the class with take place front beach and cover:

Reading the waves at surf breaks
Selecting a beach and break to surf
Surf Ettiquette and SUPing safely in the surf zone
Positioning yourself to catch waves
Catching waves
Surfing and beyond!

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