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Set off on your paddleboarding adventure with our 75-minute Intro To Stand Up Paddleboarding session.
Aimed at beginners and those looking to gain confidence, our friendly instructors will guide you through the essentials: paddling forwards, backwards, perfecting turns, and the crucial skills of balancing and standing up. All whilst exploring the inner basins of Salford Quays.
By the end of the session, you should feel steadier on your feet and ready to progress.
Available every Thursday 19:00 – 20:15pm
£15 Per Person

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Minimum Age: This session is aimed at adults, but youths aged 12-16yr can attend providing an adult is on site.
Swimming Ability: All participants must swim 50m confidently.
Physical Fitness: A general level of fitness, as paddleboarding can be physically demanding.
Water Confidence: Comfort in and around water is essential, as participants will be on and potentially in the water.
Health and Medical Conditions: Participants should be free from any hea
  • Changing rooms with showers available
  • Free Customer Parking
  • Regulated Water Quality and Quality Equipment

Equipment Provided:

  • Buoyancy aids are mandatory and provided for all.

Clothing Recommendations:

  •  Wetsuits are optional but recommended (available for hire at £4 online or £5 on-site). Please wear swimwear underneath.
  • If opting out of a wetsuit, ensure your attire is suitable for getting wet—think shorts, T-shirts, gym leggings, or active wear. Your top half and upper legs must be covered so please avoid wearing just swimwear, bikinis, or bare chests or you will be refused entry.
  • Footwear must be water-appropriate, closed-toe, with solid soles (no flip-flops or sliders). Helmets are provided and required for those under 17.

Personal Belongings:

  • Lockers are available (require a £1 returnable coin).
  • We recommend using a glasses strap if needed and advise against loose items on the water. SWC is not liable for lost/damaged items.
  • Don’t forget a towel and a bag for wet clothes!
  • Suncream
  • Hat
  • Water

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