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 also available to non-members. If you are a current paddling member, please contact us for information on how to redeem your free clinic. 


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.

Saturday, October 8, 2022  9:00am-11:00am  REGISTER NOW

Saturday, November 5, 2022  9:00am-11:00am  REGISTER NOW

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.

Friday, October 7, 2022  5:00pm-7:00pm  REGISTER NOW

Tuesday, November 8, 2022  4:00pm-6:00pm  REGISTER NOW

Paddle Smarter Clinic

Ever wondered how to handle windy conditions on a paddleboard like a champ while minimizing fatigue and looking better than your friends? We will start out by discussing strategies to make your paddle trips easier and more fun. Next we will explore some fun spots around the bay while practicing the newly-learned techniques.

Saturday, October 1, 2022  9:00am-11:30am  REGISTER NOW

Sunday, October 16, 2022  9:00am-11:30am  REGISTER NOW

Saturday, October 22, 2022  9:00am-11:30am  REGISTER NOW

Saturday, November 19, 2022  9:00am-11:30am  REGISTER NOW

Power Paddle Clinic

Learn a few momentum building techniques before setting out on a fast paced distance paddle.  Members will have a chance to experience the calm early morning waters of Mission Bay while using our touring boards. This class is designed for members who are comfortable with their paddling technique and looking to improve their ability to go farther and faster. 

Sunday, November 13, 2022  9:00am-10:30am  REGISTER NOW

Paddle Games

Bring a healthy sense of competition and we'll bring the fun! In this course, we set up games and relays that will have you smiling the whole time you're improving your paddle skills. This course is great for paddlers of all levels.

More dates to come. Please check back. 



Course Fee: $65.00
UCSD/SDSU Student Fee: $50.00
This class is not being offered at this time. Please check back.