Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP)

Paddle Boarding

Strangford Lough is one of the best places to Paddle Board in Northern Ireland. A sheltered haven of bays, inlets, drumlin islands and historic monuments ensure a safe and fun experience for everyone. Learn to SUP on our paddle board lessons. Book a 2 hour ‘Ready to Ride’ SUP session below.

Strangford Lough Activity Centre offer Paddle Board Lessons in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the fastest growing water sport in the world. A mix between punting, surfing & canoeing. In other words, participants stand up on a wide & stable paddle board using an elongated paddle to power them forwards!

 

SUP is A form of slow tourism. Therefore, it is a great way to enjoy the scenery, improve balance, fitness and technique. It is a great way to explore some of the most picturesque parts of the country. Above all, this fantastic adventure sport is suitable for all ages and abilities. Simply put on a wetsuit & buoyancy aid and grab a board and paddle and follow our experienced instructors on a guided tour through remote islands and amazing scenery.

Using only the finest equipment, SLAC offer participants bespoke tours through the drumlin islands of Strangford Lough. Indeed, Red paddle boards are leaders in the market place.

Try a taster session or a paddle board lesson. Join us for one of our experiences or quirky events, sign up to a course or just join your friends for a fun day out, the choice is yours.

  • Suitability (depends on weather/wind) – We recommend Ages 10+
  • Max Number – 15ppl
  • Wetsuits & Buoyancy Aids Provided
  • Bring a towel, sun protection & shoes that you can wear on the water
  • Wear swimsuit under clothes as there is no changing rooms at meeting point

Group Lessons

Do you have a group of friends who like to try new things? Enjoy the craic with our likeminded instructors. Group sessions (max 15 people) can be organised to suit you, subject to availability.  Call us on 07909721898 to book in.

Book a ‘Ready to Ride’ Session

We run open daily ‘Ready to Ride’ (2 hour) sessions where individual participants can see if they like the sport before plunging into a course. These run daily with morning, afternoon and evening slots available.

Please read our booking terms and conditions before booking.

Book 4 or more people for 2 hours at £35 per person using the voucher code BIG-GROUP-2HR-SUP on your booking.

 


Other SUP Activities

Paddle Board Tours

Enjoy our brand new top of the range RED 11.3 sport touring boards, and book into one of our SUP Tours. SUP tours visit many interesting sites and are arranged according to your requirements. Furthermore, as a mobile activity centre, we regularly organise tours throughout Northern Ireland. Call us on 07909721898 for details on tours.

Skills Courses

Learn to SUP. Join our Instructors and learn all the techniques of paddle boarding including strokes, turning, balance, rescues, safety and the theory of tides and weather. Book your skills course now (meeting at the green boat shed at the end of Whiterock Road). If there are no paddle boarding skills courses listed, please contact us to register your interest for the next course. Furthermore, we also run  a SUP Instructors Course for people who want to work in the industry.

Social SUP

Our Social SUP is for experienced paddlers to join like minded individuals and explore more. If you have your own board you are welcome to join us for a paddle. However, if you would like to hire one of our boards, we can accommodate that too. We can transport the boards to different locations. Therefore, simply contact us to be added to the list.

Events

We organise a number of events and experiences throughout the year including the ever popular Sunset SUP & BBQ or Sunrise SUP & Yoga.

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