The Riverbound Sports Paddleboarding Lessons

Learning to Paddleboard

When you want to learn to paddleboard, partnering with a SUP certified coach is always a winning formula. Whether you are just starting to embark on your first SUP launch, perfecting your paddle stroke, or looking to advance your paddling skills, our instructors are certified through World Paddle Association (WPA), American Canoe Association (ACA) and PaddleFit with disciplines in performance, fitness, nutrition, yoga, Pilates, water-safety and more.

Riverbound Sports is under permit by Tonto National Forest and allows us to provide classes at either Saguaro Lake or Canyon Lake.

Check our Events Calendar for SUPosium Workshops or contact us at our Tempe, Arizona Shop at (480) 463-6686.


Private paddleboarding lessons are a scheduled one on one 90 minute instruction and paddle with a SUP certified instructor. Paddle boards and gear are included or bring your own. Each lesson is modified based on the skill and comfort level with key components of each class being safety, efficiency, power and fun! Options are endless and we love to be creative. Let us help you plan your next adventure. Looking for that next level? Advance skills, endurance training and drills are available.

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Semi-private groups of two to five participants are a great way for family, friends or co-workers to get out on the water and try paddleboarding. Our group lessons include paddle board and gear. Whether you have experience on a paddleboard or first time paddler, our instructors work with each participant to make modifications to keep it challenging and fun! We also provide group performance lessons that include drills to help increase speed and agility for performance paddling.

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SUPosiums are designed to offer a variety of workshops to paddleboarders at one event. Typically, the schedule will include 4 back-to-back workshops that range from basic safety and fundamentals, to more advanced skill techniques, to SUP fitness and closing with SUP yoga. Sign up for one, two or all four workshops for an awesome time out on the water. Bring your own board or let us know if you need us to bring out a rental. We meet on the water’s edge to create a hassle-free fun time!

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Riverbound Sports is the Phoenix areas only Stand Up Paddleboard shop owned and operated by a certified instructor. Certified in both personal fitness and paddleboarding instruction.