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Stand Up Paddle - Skills & Thrills

Sport Info

What you need to know about Stand Up Paddle - Skills & Thrills:

# of participants

There will be a maximum of 8 participants to 1 instructor.  


All equipment is provided (including life jackets). Participants are required to provide comfortable athletic wear that can get wet and be comfortable in water.

*Wetsuits or drysuits recommended.

Paddlefit has a few dry suits that you can rent at $20/evening (first come first serve). They also have a few wet suits which can be borrowed each night. Please contact your instructor Jodi at to make reservations.

A bit about your instructor!

Your amazing SUP instructor is Jodi!


Lifestyle and and outdoor sport performance coaching.  As an athlete Jodi has competed in alpine and nordic skiing events during the winters.  In the summer months he has been a member of the Canadian wildwater kayaking team, competing in several world championships.  After discovering Stand up Paddling (SUP) on a trip in Maui, he has been spreading the stroke of SUP in the Ottawa - Gatineau Region!


Additional  league information

All participants receive:

  • An OSSC key tag which gives you access to discounts and deals from our amazing sponsors and partners around town! See all the deals!
  • Free nachos and wings any time when you visit our partner pub, The Royal Oak! There are 13 locations in Ottawa (and 1 seasonal pub at the Ottawa Tennis & Lawn Bowling Club)!
  • An invitation to the OSSC end of season party and a chance to win amazing prizes on-site! An event NOT to be missed!



All direction and instruction will be provided by the instructor.

For more information on our SUP partner:


Classes will take place at one of these locations:

1) Bates Island in the Ottawa River. Located off the Champlain Bridge/Island Park Dr. crossing the Ottawa River towards Quebec.  

2) Lac Leamy, near the Hull Casino.

*Location to be confirmed prior to the start of first class.