Stand Up Paddle lessons in Ottawa and the valley 


SUP 101 FUNdamentals     

1 hour class


This first time friendly lesson will start on land and teach you the basics of stand up paddle boarding, safety, stance and paddle techniques. Regardless of your experience or level of fitness, you will be standing up your very first session!   



SUP 2.0  Advanced Skills 

1 hour class

Looking to paddle further or turn faster? Take your paddling skills to the next level with this stroke development class focusing on strategy required to paddle in varying conditions.


Put your new skills to use at our fun community SUP Races.  Details Here

Kayak 101 FUNdamentals     

1 hour class

Learn how to stop, turn, and easily maneuver your kayak for safer outings and building confidence.  

Get tips on optimal routes and safe strategies for paddling in chop, wind, and current.  

Learn how to remount your kayak in the case of a capsize.

This course will teach you the basics to enhance every paddling session. 


Can't find a time on the schedule that works for you or have a group of friend that want to learn together? 

Contact us to arrange a class 

                                  Create A Memorable Experience 

Have a special event to celebrate?  Want to create a unique paddle experience for yourself, a group, or loved ones?  We the ability to lead groups of 50+ people. 

         Please contact us HERE for more information on hosting your special event at URBAN OCEAN's Paddle Ottawa location.

We would love to work with you and your group!

  Some that we have done in the past include: 

 * Birthday Parties, Retirement Parties

  *Bachelor and Bachelorette and Wedding Parties

*Kids Camps & Sports Teams

(Hockey and ski team's looking for summer cross training activities)

*Corporate Wellness

*Festival & Retreats 

*Charity Fundraisers 

(We've proudly supported Big Sky Ranch, CHEO, Canadian Breast Cancer Society, Cornerstone, Humane Society Of Western Quebec, Ottawa Humane Society to name a few.)


Urban Ocean offer's Stand Up Paddle (SUP) lessons on flatwater and whitewater with our equipment, or you can BYOB (bring your own board). Check out their our schedule for SUP fitness and yoga classes, kids programs and races on the Ottawa River. Take your paddling inside with us over the winter in Ottawa's Westend warm water SUP pool. 

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Are you looking to add Stand up paddle boarding or kayaking to an event at your location? 

Urban Ocean has 2 trailers and can show up with all equipment and instructors!  Depending on location, the mileage may be an extra charge.

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