Stand up paddle-boarding (SUP), which consists of paddling while standing up on a big surfboard, is a sport that gives you a full body workout. On flat water, in white water, or at sea, everyone can enjoy this sport.
We can surf, go on excursions, do yoga or workouts, fish, and much more. KSF is the pioneer of SUP in Quebec and has become a quality reference for SUP teaching. We offer a diverse program of courses and excursions that will please both beginner and advanced level participant.
Discover the pleasure of SUP in a playful environment while exploring the most beautiful water areas of Montreal. You will learn the origins of SUP, equipment and security notions, different paddling techniques on flat water, and the importance of stability through some balance games.
KSF PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU
This SUP course is definitely our most popular one. It starts with an introduction of 2 hours and ends with a down river trip of 2 kilometers on Saint Lawrence River. While letting yourself be guided by the current, you will have the opportunity to put into practice your newly acquired skills and have a taste of white water thrills when paddling down the small Bunny Wave’s rapid.
FAMILY SUP INTRODUCTION
This activity is suited for kids age 8 to 17. Your kids will discover the pleasures of paddleboarding in a safe and playful environment. They will learn the origins of SUP, equipment and security notions, different paddling techniques on flat water, and the importance of stability through some balance games. Come play with your kid(s), or register only your kid(s), as you prefer. This course if given by a certified stand-up paddleboard instructor and is held entirely in flat/calm water.
KSF PARC JEAN-DRAPEAU
ADVENTURE : DAY / SUNSET
This guided tour of 12 kilometers on Saint Lawrence River will let you explore a different section of the Route Bleue. During this excursion, you will discover the beauty of our river, a blend between nature and Montreal’s urban landscapes. At the beginning of our journey, we will go around an untamed island and glide under Mercier Bridge. The adventure will then finish with paddling the Bunny’s Wave rapid. . An activity that will enchant you. This excursion will also be offered on full moon nights or during memorable sunsets. Unforgettable experience, safe, and supervised by a professional guide. *The itinerary can vary depending on the weather.
This advances paddleboarding course is an introduction to whitewater SUPing as well as to navigating the current upstream from the Lachine Rapids. You will learn to read the current, to execute current entries and exits, and to use advanced paddle strokes and braces specific to whitewater paddling. This class is meant for intermediate and advanced paddlers that have extensive experience on flat water.
Discover an impressive section of Saint Lawrence River. During this trip, you will learn the basic white water SUP techniques and how to navigate the rapids and currents downstream of Lachine Rapids in the La Prairie Basin area. You will land on Rock Island, an untamed island which is, like the other surrounding islets, a refuge for migratory birds. Besides giving you the opportunity to explore this new place still unknown to SUP paddlers, this course is a prerequisite for being able to rent SUP boards at rental shop in Verdun.
SUP SURF – Development Camps and Private Lessons
We offer different level courses of SUP surfing. They are intended for small groups and take place on different waves according to the participants’ level. Offered on request. Contact us for more details.
SUP RACE – Development Camps and Private Lessons
Imagine yourself, un a sunny summer morning, going to run your regular 5k, but on a glassy lake instead of pavement. Just you and your board, the rythmed paddle strokes, the sounds of toads chanting and your board slifing softly on the water.
Paddleboarding is an active, wholesome, and even a little bit spiritual sport. Wheather it’s in a competitive goal or simply to discover a new way to stay healthy, the SUP Race Camp will teach you the basics of this up-and-coming sport.