Join one of the fastest growing water sports on the planet! Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is one of the most accessible and easy water sports to pick up. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of Snowdonia while we teach you all you need to know about getting started with your new sport and unlock loads of fantastic days of adventure for the future.
- You'll gain the foundation skills to go out and enjoy Stand Up Paddleboarding independently. - You’ll have a great practical day of Paddleboarding on local, sheltered water while you get to grips with balance, technique and technical skills. - You’ll have mentoring from our highly experienced instructors and the opportunity to chat about progression paths and personal goals.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
You'll spend a day on a local flat water, as we introduce you to the foundation skills you need.
You should be able to swim and be confident around water, but you don’t need any previous SUP or watersports experience.
Why Choose Plas y Brenin?
Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.
If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.
When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.
We want to help you focus on achieving your goals, so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. What's more, you'll have access to our extensive range of paddling equipment and clothing to use whilst honing your chosen skills. You just bring yourself, your 'can do' attitude, and determination to achieve excellence.
You just need some footwear that you don't mind getting wet. Wetsuit boots are ideal. Other than that, we have everything you need!
You should just have a decent general level of fitness - and a willingness to get wet! If you have any questions or concerns regarding ability level, just give our custormer service team a call and they'll be happy to chat it through with you.