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Category Archives: Helpful Information

COVID-19 Safety Measures

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES ENFORCED AT RIVERBOUND SPORTS PADDLE COMPANY We are open for business. Well-Being & Safety InitiativesAt Riverbound Sports Paddle Company our priority is first and foremost the safety and well-being of our guests & staff. While we continue to closely follow the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our staff is monitoring the most up-to-date 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, […]

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 […]

Top 12 Reasons To Stand Up Paddle

Suzi practicing SUP Fitness on her Hobie at the pool.

1. You can stand up paddle ANYWHERE in the world! Even in the desert, you can still find many places to SUP. 2. It’s a TOTAL body workout. You have over 600 muscles. It is easy to work a majority of them, safely, in a low-impact way. Especially your facial muscles, as you will be certain to have […]

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 […]