Discover the Joy of Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) at Ballyhass Coachford Open SUP Night
Every Friday from 6pm - 8pm
Join us for an exhilarating Open SUP Night at Ballyhass Coachford, where paddlers of all skill levels, from beginners to experienced, can come together to enjoy the thrill of stand-up paddleboarding (one of the fastest-growing sports in Ireland!).
Situated between Iniscarra and Carrigadroichead Dams, Ballyhass Coachford offers the perfect location to explore the stunning beauty of the River Lee Valley on a paddleboard. Dive into the world of stand-up paddleboarding at Coachford, our sessions are specifically crafted to enhance your paddling skills.
Open Paddling: Our Open SUP Night is designed for paddlers of all levels. Whether you are a beginner looking to try SUP for the first time or an experienced paddler seeking a unique paddling experience, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Enjoy guided paddling sessions with our experienced and qualified SUP instructors, who will be available to provide guidance, tips, and assistance as needed throughout the two-hour session.
- Water Safety Briefing: Before heading out on the water, we will provide a comprehensive water safety briefing to ensure everyone is aware of the guidelines and precautions necessary for a safe and enjoyable SUP experience.
- Overview of SUP Equipment: Our knowledgeable staff will provide an overview of the essential SUP equipment used during the session, including a SUP board, paddle, leash, and buoyancy aid. We'll explain the purpose and proper usage of each item, ensuring that you feel comfortable and confident while on the water.
- Paddling Techniques and Tips: Our experienced instructors will be on hand to offer paddling techniques and tips, helping you improve your SUP skills and enhance your overall paddling experience.
- Relaxation and Enjoyment: Friday evenings are meant for relaxation, and our Open SUP Night offers a wonderful way to unwind. Embrace the calming ambience of the River Lee Valley as you paddle, enjoying the tranquillity of the water and the scenic beauty of your surroundings.
Friday evenings 6pm to 8pm
Perfect chill out activity at the end of busy work week!
- Swimsuit: Wear a swimsuit as your base layer for paddling.
- Bring your own SUP if you own one: If you have your own SUP board, feel free to bring it along.
- Towel: Bring a towel to dry off after your paddleboarding session.
- Footwear: Wear appropriate footwear, such as old shoes, flip-flops, sliders, or crocs, that can get wet while on land.
- Plastic Bag: Bring a plastic bag to store any wet clothes after the session.
- Wetsuit (If You Own One): If you own a wetsuit or else we will provide it.
Q: Is prior paddling experience required to participate in the Open SUP Night?
A: No, the Open SUP Night welcomes participants of all skill levels, including beginners. Our experienced instructors will provide guidance and support throughout the session.
Q: Can I bring my own SUP board? A: Absolutely! If you own a SUP board, you are welcome to bring it along. Our instructors will ensure that you have the necessary equipment and can join the paddling sessions. Q: What happens if the weather conditions are unfavourable?
A: Our Open SUP Night is weather-dependent. In case of extreme weather or unsafe conditions, we may need to reschedule the event. We will notify participants in advance and provide options for rescheduling or refunds.
Q: Can I join the Open SUP Night if I'm under 18 years old?
A: The Open SUP Night is open to participants aged 10 and above. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and a liability waiver must be signed on their behalf. Ready to Embrace the Open SUP Night Experience? Book Now!