Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is the world’s fastest growing water sport and is a great place to start if you are new to the water.  It helps to build your confidence and balance, plus there is no better feeling than a gentle paddle along the beautiful Hythe coastline to relax you after a busy day.

Starting in May each year, Claudia runs Learn to SUP courses and Paddle the Distance sessions on a Tuesday Evening and a Race Series on a Friday night.

Learn to SUP (Level 1) Starts on Tuesday 1st May 2018 at 5:30-6:30 pm
Learn to SUP is a 6 weeks beginners course that will help you to develop your SUP Skills from a complete beginner to a competent paddler and provide you with a great introduction to stand up paddleboarding. The sessions will focus on, paddling skills, SUP safety and your environment, SUP equipment, paddle strokes and turning. All the equipment will be provided including wetsuits and buoyancy aids, all you need to bring is your swimwear to wear underneath and some suitable footwear to wear down to the water’s edge.
Cost – £10 per session or £50.00 for the 6 weeks course for HSSC and Non Members

Paddle the Distance (Couch to 10k) Starts on Tuesday 1st May 2018 at 6:45 -7:45/8:00
These sessions will help you take your paddle boarding to the next level, building up the miles and meeting fellow paddlers that are up for a challenge. By the end of the summer, we’ll have you easily paddling 10k.
Cost – £2.50 for Individual, Family or Under 25 HSSC Members | £5 for HSSC Social Members or Non-Members. 

HSSC SUP Race Series
From Friday 18th May 2018 and then every other FridaySUP Races will take place at HSSC, unless conditions are not suitable then races will take place on the Canal or in Folkestone Harbour.  Races will vary between distances and sprint each week.  Races will start at 6pm and the bar will be open afterwards!
Cost – Free to Individual, Family or Under 25 HSSC Members | £2.50 HSSC Social or Non- Members

For any of the above sessions, boards are available for hire at a cost of £8.00 to HSSC Members and £10 to Non-Members 

For further information, to book a place on one of the above courses or to hire a board, please email Claudia at