Level 1 – Beginner’s SUP Lesson

LOCATION: Oxford SUP Club at Farmoor Reservoir
GROUP SIZE: 6 people (per instructor)
SESSION DURATION: 90 minutes
SESSION CONTENT: A great introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding, this session will teach you the basics you need to get standing, paddling and enjoying the sport.

This 90 minute introductory session will include the following:

  • WATER SAFETY BRIEFING
  • PADDLING KNEELING DOWN
  • PADDLING STANDING UP
  • BASIC PADDLING TECHNIQUES – FORWARD, BACKWARDS AND TURNING
  • FUN & GAMES ON THE BOARDS

WHAT WE PROVIDE: We’ll supply boards, paddles, leashes, buoyancy aids and wetsuits.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED: You need to bring a pair old trainers or water-sports shoes, swimwear, a towel, and your clothes for afterwards. 

SESSION PRICES:

Adults: £40.00 each

9-13 years: £25 each – Under 18’s – EACH child must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian on the water

14-18 years: £28.50 each – Under 18’s – EACH child must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian on the water

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Level 2 – Improver’s SUP Lesson

LOCATION: Oxford SUP Club at Farmoor Reservoir 
GROUP SIZE: 6 people (per instructor)
SESSION DURATION: 2 Hours
SESSION CONTENT: The Aim of this course is to work on the basic SUP skills learnt during the Level 1 lesson, and to develop skills to improve your paddling.

This 2 hour intermediate session is ‘skill and knowledge focused’ aiming to give students a safe way of getting more time on the water. By the end of this course paddlers should be able to:

  • Understand different locations to paddle and their restrictions/challenges
  • Have knowledge of different touring disciplines and how to get involved
  • Demonstrate an improved efficient paddle stroke
  • Use a variety of strokes to maintain tracking and manoeuvrability on the water
  • Navigate obstacles and third parties afloat taking into account, flow, weather and any other elements
  • Have knowledge of how to plan a trip taking into account weather, flow, tide, access, 3rd parties, exit options
  • Have understanding of personal gear you might take with you when touring.

SESSION PRICES: 

Adults: £50 each

16-18 yrs: £35 each 

Under 18’s – EACH child must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian on the water

 

One to One Tuition (1 adult) £55 per hour  

One to Two Tuition (2 adults) £95 per hour

 

All of our BSUPA Level 1 Beginner sessions take place at Oxford SUP Club’s home on the water at Farmoor Reservoir. The BSUPA Level 2 sessions start at our base at Farmoor Reservoir and you’ll get to paddle and expoler the River Thames.

We have access to over 15 million litres of fresh water on the two huge lakes at Farmoor, which is just 5 miles from Oxford City centre. By partnering with Oxford Sailing Club we’re able to share their fantastic facilities at the reservoir, which include changing rooms with showers, plenty of secure parking and a great Clubhouse which includes Hackett’s Harbour Cafe.

 

                                 

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