Stand Up Paddle Board 4 Week Course

jenSUPmainThis SUP Course gives participants the opportunity to learn the fastest growing watersport in the UK and the world. Work with our qualified and experienced coaches in a fun environment to learn to paddle board, meet new people, and relax after a long day.

This course runs monthly over four evenings on the River Great Ouse on Bedford’s stunning Victorian Embankment. It will include a river journey to explore other parts of Bedfordshire’s rural countryside as well as games including paddle board Jenga, jousting, race, or learning to jump 360!

We also cover some of the more practical aspects of Paddle boarding including:

  • Theory – General elements of paddling
  • Safety – Staying safe and understanding the conditions
  • Access – where you can paddle
  • Equipment – Knowing how to use and look after your equipment
  • Skills - From basic paddling to high performance turns, up and downwind paddling


As a RED paddle board demo centre, you will have the opportunity to try a variety of different RED paddle boards including our GIANT SUP for 8 people, race boards, and their best selling Ride boards.

The course is suitable for beginners to more experienced paddlers. It includes SUP’s and paddling kit. Please bring towels and a change of clothes in case (when) you get wet!