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Category Archives: Helpful Information

What lakes are open for paddling in Arizona

Kayaking Bartlett Lake in Arizona on the Aquaglide Deschutes inflatable kayak on a nice winter day.

UPDATE 6/30/2020 – Butcher Jones Recreation Site at Saguaro Lake will be closed until March 2021. This is due to the recent Bush Fire and an opportunity for the regrowth of ground cover to prevent possible flooding or landslides during the upcoming Monsoon and winter season. The Saguaro Lake Marina is still open. The Salt […]

Riverbound Sports Paddle Company Becomes Autism Certified

We are extremely excited that Riverbound Sports has partnered with Visit Mesa to be the first paddle center certified by the IBCCES to provide kayaking and paddleboarding activities to people with Autism. Riverbound Sports Paddle Co First of Its Kind to Become Autism Certified DEC 12, 2019 MARK  Press Release (ePRNews.com) – MESA, Ariz. – Dec 12, […]

Maintaining Your SUP and Gear

Keeping your board out of the direct sun by covering your board when possible

SUP Maintenance When you make the initial investment on the exciting, diversified sport of standup paddling, you want to make sure your equipment stays in good condition. Therefore, giving you years of outdoor amusement whether you are racing, touring, leisurely paddling with family or pets, camping, fitness, surfing and anything else you may be using […]

Nutrition, Hydration and Packing for Paddling

Items you should have with you during paddling. Sunscreen, hats, hydration, and nutrition.

Are you packed right for kayaking or paddleboarding? Whether stand up paddling, kayaking, sailing, or stand up PEDALing (on the Hobie Mirage Eclipse), we all require nutritious, sustaining foods for a quick hour, day trip, or weekends, to keep up with our water enjoyment. Along with fueling your physical body for fun activity on the […]

New Year, New Fitness Goals

Winter paddling in Arizona

January, like clockwork comes around every 12 months.  As we grow older it sometimes feels like it comes even faster. We find ourselves asking, where did the last year go? Has it really been a year? We may take a moment or two while thinking over the prior year, wondering if we accomplished our lofty […]