Join one of the fastest growing and most accessible water sports on the planet! Stand Up Paddleboarding is one of the easiest water sports to pick up, so after day one of this two day course - you're off!
You'll gain all the board handing skills and tricks you need to get you going!
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
You'll be out on our lake on your first day, looking at foundation skills. On day two, you'll be applying your new skills on a local journey - either on a large lake, slow moving river, or suitable sheltered location on the sea.
You don't need to do any preparation, but being confident in water helps!
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 learn a new skill.
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 need to be fit enough to enjoy two full days of activity, but no other specific preparation is necessary. You just need a desire to learn the new skills that will help you enjoy Stand Up Paddleboarding safely.