Stand Up Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons

Play Harder Adventures offers both a quickstart and introductory level course in Stand Up Paddleboarding, taught by a ACA instructors.  Course material covered includes:

  • Introduction to Paddlesport Safety

  • Get to Know Your SUP

  • How to Stand Up and How to Safely Exit an SUP

  • Basic Strokes to Move on the Water

Courses range from one hour prior to a tour to four hour​s for a full introductory course.

SUP, life jacket, paddle and leash are provided.

Paddleboard Micro Adventures

These tours explore some of our favorite locations in the area.  All programs include board, leash, paddle, and life jacket.  Half day and full day tours include snack and lunch depending on duration. 

Micro Adventure:

  • CLE exploration

  • Portage Lakes Pub Paddle

  • SUP and sail 

  • Crouching Cuyahoga Hidden Hollows

  • Nimisila Never Land 

PHA maintains a small group size for maximum participant attention.  Tours have a maximum of five participants.  Discounts available for groups of four or five.    ​

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Quick Start Your SUP and Introduction to SUP Course Dates in Akron/Cleveland area:

  • 2021 dates Portage Lakes State Park

    • July 18 ​

    • August 7