The August 3rd event date is SOLD OUT. If you'd like a lesson choose the learn tab and click on SUP lessons to sign up for a lesson from our retail store.
Paddleboard Specialists "Paddle for the Polar Bears" family event details:
Wingra Park on Lake Wingra in Madison, Wi.
To insure your spot we recommend that you pre-register. Minimum age for kids is 11 years old. Younger kids may be able to ride on the front of a board with our staff or with their parents after Mom and/or Dad learn.
Our instructors are seasoned stand up paddlers and will have you paddling comfortably within the first 10 minutes.
The 1 hour course will teach you:
a. Finding the sweet spot for balance and comfort
b. Paddling technique
c. Basic turning technique
Paddle for the Polar Bears raises funds for Madison, Wisconsin's Henry Vilas Zoo. 50% of all proceeds will be donated toward building The Arctic Passage, a state of the art new home for polar bears and seals. The Zoo is a free and highly educational resource for Madison visitors and residents of all ages.