SUP Classes

1/2 Day Classes for Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Paddlers

Beginner Class:

Learn to paddleboard on Tomales Bay. See bat rays, leopard sharks, ospreys and more! Our certified instructors will teach you everything you need to know to paddle safely and efficiently. We use stable all-round boards from Bounce SUP for this class. We will give you guidance on the design of board you need for the type paddling you want to do.

Intermediate Class:

We will focus on paddling more efficiently, with a focus on using the whole body to drive the board. Learn how to turn your board effectively by moving your feet, an essential skill if you want to catch some waves! Use our Bounce SUP’s or bring your own board.

Advanced Classes:

  • Downwinding

Learn to ride bumps on Tomales Bay, one of the most consistent and safest downwind runs in the region. Our certified SUP instructors are experienced ocean paddlers and coaches who will help to accelerate your learning and have you riding bumps in no time. We will cover safety essentials, downwind strategies and wave-riding teachnique. Bring your own board or use one of our Bounce SUP’s.

  • Surfing

SUP surfing is about as much fun as you can have standing up! Dillon Beach is a great place to learn to SUP surf. Our certified SUP instructors will teach you the skills you need to catch waves. We will focus on footwork, positioning, wave selection and riding the wave. Allow us to help you avoid some of the frustration you may experience trying to figure it out for yourself. We will have you shredding in no time! Bring your own board or use one of our Bounce SUP’s.


Call us (415-663-8192) or email: to schedule a class.

1/2 day classes start at $199 for one person.

Learn with a friend – $99 per person.

Private, custom group classes and tours available. Call for a price.