Instructional Clinics | Mission Bay Aquatic Center, San Diego, CA
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Instructional Clinics are a great way to increase your paddling skills or enjoy a guided outing in a short one-session format. These clinics are a complimentary benefit to Paddling Members, but are also available to non-members. If you are a current paddling member, please contact us for information on how to redeem your free clinic. 


Moonlight Paddling

Want to go stand up paddling or kayaking under the moon and stars? This outing takes advantage of the typically glassy conditions on Mission Bay at night. You can choose to paddleboard or kayak and all equipment is included.

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Introduction to Stand Up Paddling

Intro to Stand Up Paddling is a fun way for beginners to improve stability and control.  You will learn strategies to make your paddle trips feel easier, safer, and more fun. Then, we will tour protected coves in Mission Bay while practicing basic strokes. By the time you're back, you'll be prepared to explore Mission Bay and other flatwater environments on your own!  

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Intermediate Stand Up Paddling

Intermediate Stand Up Paddling covers next-level turns and stability strategies. This clinic is perfect for beginning paddlers who want to discover turns and concepts that improve maneuverability & stability. To get the most out of this course, you should feel comfortable paddling in flat water.

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Stand Up Paddling Fun Race

You’ll learn the basics of racing strategy and preparation in a fun, low-pressure environment. This clinic is perfect for people who are thinking about signing up for a SUP race but want to go in knowing what to expect.

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Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga

Experience amazing yoga practice outdoors and on the water! Using stand up paddleboards as a floating mat, we will practice a sequence of asanas (yoga poses) on the flat water of Mission Bay. While no prior yoga experience is necessary, this practice will challenge your individual edges of flexibility, focus, strength, and balance. We will conclude with a relaxing savasana (meditation) before paddling back to shore.

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Course Fee: $ varies
UCSD/SDSU Student Fee: $ varies