Donaghadee Harbour Paddle Board Taster Sessions
NOW FULLY BOOKED
FREE Taster lesson
As part of our Marine Safety Awareness Scheme, Ards and North Down Borough Council is delighted to deliver Paddle Boarding sessions at Donaghadee Harbour. The sessions will be funded directly by income from the Slipway Permit System, meaning it is completely free for participants (booking essential). The sessions will include important safety tips when paddleboarding and information on using the newly designated recreational area within Donaghadee Harbour.
Come along and see what SUP is all about.
This taster session will teach you the essential safety, and paddling techniques from the beginning.
Knowing the basics will keep you safe and make your SUP experience much more enjoyable.
What we get up to on the lesson;
Learn to set up your board in the safest and correct way
Learn about Wind speed and direction and how they affect the paddler
How to Size and Hold your Paddle correctly
Moving, turning and stopping your board
Standing up with confidence
Paddling in a straight line
Have lots of fun
Photographs of the session.
Advice on next steps
This class is for 14 years old & older only.
Once the Session starts, our instructors will look after you and keep you safe. You can ask as many questions as you wish along the way. Even though this is a group session we try to teach and coach at an individual level.
We will have 3 available sessions to book on the day, please book the time for you session below.