SUP 1 – Intro to Waves


Learn the basics of getting out on the SUP in the waves of the Great Lakes

Category: Product ID: 1324


Learn the basics of surfing on a SUP. We will go over all the important knowledge you need to know while in beginner friendly conditions.


  • Gear requirements for surf riding
  • Safety considerations
  • Site selection considerations
  • How to navigate the shore break
  • Wave catching tips

Skill Level

  • Comfortable swimming in deep water
  • Must be comfortable paddling in choppy water conditions
  • Prior surf/wave experience a definite asset

What to bring

  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Warm clothing (is often colder at the exposed beach than in town)
  • Water shoes (aqua-socks) if you have them.
  • Water and a snack
  • Wetsuit (if you have one)

What is provided with lesson

  • All Surf gear (appropriate sized board and paddle for your weight and skill level)
  • Cold water gear (booties, wetsuit)
  • Impact vest
  • 2 – 1 instructor / student ratio

End Goal: Take safe sessions in surf up to chest high at your local spot


Dependent on wave conditions – Western Lake Erie / Southern Lake Huron

TBA – spring 2020


2 hours