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Address: 3800 James River Road, Midlothian, VA
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Stand Up Paddle, SUP, The James Rive, Richmond, VA, RVA!SUP: (n) Stand Up...

Stand Up Paddle, SUP, The James Rive, Richmond, VA, RVA!SUP: (n) Stand Up Paddleboard – SUPer stable, fun, board shaped vessel propelled with an outrigger canoe-type paddle used to explore lakes, rivers, bays, estuaries, surf and have fun.SUP: (v) Stand Up Paddle boarding – The action of getting out of your day to day and on to your board!Stand Up Paddling also known as SUP, is the incredible combination of canoeing, kayaking and surfing. Using a canoe-like paddle and standing atop a stable and balanced long board, paddlers propel themselves through the water with smooth alternating strokes. SUP offers an alternative core workout with a cadence similar to swimming and cycling. In a short time you will become one with water; finding yourself living in the moment. Paddle boarding offers a new perspective of our natural surroundings and an escape from your daily stress.SUP Richmond VA with the First and Only Nationally Certified ACA SUP Instructors in Central Virginia.

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A Must Try!

I just took a class this morning and I am so glad I decided to try this. I've never done any water related sport, kayaking, surfing, etc. So this was way out of my comfort zone... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2015
Brianne J
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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I just took a class this morning and I am so glad I decided to try this. I've never done any water related sport, kayaking, surfing, etc. So this was way out of my comfort zone. But these people are great! I was the slowest person in the class, but someone stuck with me the whole time and never pushed... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 6 September 2014

If you have the least bit of interest in doing SUP, these folks do it right. You spend three full hours on the river and we had 3 instructors for about a dozen folks (and the class was sold out) so you get a lot of instruction and support the whole time. They are very laid back in that you're... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

We did the Eco tour at Pocahontas Park. It was a blast!!!! No experience necessary. The guide's were very informative and supportive!

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Richmond, Virginia
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

my kids age 13 and 11 did a camp with Black Dog this summer. they thoroughly enjoyed it. The instructors were so positive, and really taught them a lot in 4 days. They came home each day really looking forward to the next. Black Dog is organized, has good equipment and provides great instructors. It is a great way for... More 

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Reviewed 8 July 2013

I took a SUP class through another company in Richmond several years ago, but we didn’t learn any more than the basics. At Black Dog Paddle, they teach you everything from how to fall, to how to navigate around obstacles. They let you try out several boards and also give you lots of ideas and advice if you ever plan... More 

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