LEVEL 1 SUP BEGINNER

Learning to Stand Up Paddle is a brilliant way to get active and explore the coast! Our fun introduction to the sport cover all the basics, including safety, how to paddle, turn and how to stand!

These lessons take place in flat water of the beautiful Belhaven beach or in a protected/ enclosed location on the Dunbar coastline (if conditions are windy or surf is up).

We also do sunset classes in the summer!

Juniors must be 13yrs + for individual SUP lessons. We offer FAMILY SUP XL for families with younger children.

CV19 CURRENT RESTRICTION

For the period 9th Oct to 25th Oct inclusive – Government statement on the 7th Oct.  The government statement has asked that central belt population try whenever possible to stay to their local health board area and not use public transport. Due to this travel advice we ask that all customers that book in this period have a Lothian address (or are staying in Lothian). We also ask that all customers can travel to us by private transport. 

 PLEASE SEE  CV19FOR OUR LATEST APPROACH TO BOOKING AND SAFETY. 

 

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"Thank you again for a great time on Sunday. All the girls said they absolutely loved it - I'm sure they will be recommending it to all of their friends."

Jane, Edinburgh

Lesson Information

TWO HOUR LESSON

Lessons last two hours and all equipment is provided. All must be able to swim 50 metres unaided. Participants must be

  • 7yrs + for SUP XL and Coasteering
  • 13yrs+ for individual SUP

 

 

 

HIGH QUALITY EQUIPMENT

We provide top of the range 5mm wetsuits, high quality SUP boards/paddles and all accessories required for the time of year so you're really warm! Coasteering we provide all Safety equipment and re-enforced wetsuits.

FACILITIES

We operate from the Belhaven Surf Centre, a wonderful brand new facility on the beach.

The surf centre has hot and cold showers and underfloor heated changing rooms next to the south side of Belhaven Beach.

WHAT TO BRING

All equipment is provided but please bring a swim costume, towel and sun protection.

If you require medication such as inhalers, insulin etc, please ensure that you notify instructors so it can be taken to beach in our safety bag.

RATIOS AND STAFF

Standard lessons have a max ratio of 1 instructor to 8 pupils and are often supplemented with an extra assistant.

Our staff all have lifesaving or beach lifeguard qualifications, are disclosure checked, and have an ASI or ISA level 1, 2 or 3 instructor qualification.

CONDITIONS

South East Scotland is one of the UK's best locations to learn to surf with perfect, small beginner waves in Scotland's sunniest location.  Belhaven Beach is one of the best beginner friendly beaches in Scotland.

In the event of no waves, you will be contacted in advance and offered an alternative sport suitable to the weather conditions, such as stand up paddle, coasteering, surf skate or a beginner zero surf class.  Our range of sports means that we can offer an activity in all but the most extreme weather conditions.