Surf’s up in Glenwood Springs, try standup paddleboarding on the Colorado River. A challenging way to enjoy the beautiful river, learn the basics in less than an hour! A one-hour lesson is all most people need to learn the basics of stand-up paddle boarding.
The best way to get started in this sport is with instruction from one of Glenwood’s SUPing outfitters. In a class, participants will learn essentials like how to go from a kneeling to a standing position, how to find the sweet spot or balance point on the board, how to turn and even the proper way to fall off a board.
The Colorado River around Glenwood Springs has plenty of calm places to practice. For visitors who want to take their skills to the next level, the Glenwood Springs Whitewater Park offers new challenges to master and an audience of spectators. Paddle boarding in Colorado in the experience of a lifetime!