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We offer Paddle Canada Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) courses in Squamish.  Course location is dependent on weather and skill set.   Please complete the form below if you would like to have a custom course scheduled for you or your group or if you have any questions about our product offering.

 

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Squamish, BC
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(778) 733-0152

FitSUP is a fully mobile company teaching around Squamish – from first time paddlers to fitness fanatics wanting a change from the gym fitness class we've got you covered.  With PaddleFit and Paddle Canada Instructors we will provide you with a solid foundation to help you achieve your SUP or fitness goals.  The Lakeshore and Hala boards we stock together with our SUP accessories will get you out on the water on a quality platform that will last you for years to come.

Tips, Tricks & More

Tips, tricks and other useful information on Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) in lakes around Squamish (predominantly Brohm and Alice Lake), in Howe Sound and the local rivers.

Why you shouldn't paddle in the Estuary from October to May.

Philip Kaiser

"The Skwelwil’em Squamish Estuary Wildlife Management Area (WMA)" is a 673 hectare area located at the head of Howe Sound in Squamish, BC designated as a wildlife Management Area on February 28, 2007.  It is a highly productive and valuable ecosystem, that provides wintering, migration, feeding and breeding habitats for waterfowl and shore birds, as well as for raptors,  and other species. Endangered species found here include Peregrine Falcon, Marbled Murrelet, and Keen’s Long-eared Myotis.  

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The Rules of the Road

Philip Kaiser

Whilst many of the provisions relate to Power boats (power-driven vessels as they are called in the rules), some key extracts of theINTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS FOR PREVENTING COLLISIONS AT SEA, 1972 relate to Paddleboarding.  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list, nor a legal opinion.  Our aim is to make people aware of some of the provisions which apply from the regulation in the interest of keeping our waterways safe. 

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SUP Safety Legal Requirements

Philip Kaiser

Transport Canada, like the United States Coast Guard, classifies Stand Up Paddleboards as human powered vessels when they are being used for navigation. When being used within the surf zone for surfing activities these requirements are not in force. When undertaking a trip or circuit such as a group crossing or solo outing, this is considered navigation.

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