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SUP Instructor Certification

ACA SUP Level 1: Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding is the first course for all new stand up paddlers. It is the foundation course for all other levels. Please review the Level 1 Instructor Criteria before booking.

1. Pass the ACA Level 1 skills assessment.
2. Have a valid ACA membership number.
3. Have a current and valid First Aid and CPR certification.


  • Days: 3 Days in person
  • Dates:
    4/28/23 - 4/30/23 (Alameda)
    5/12/23-5/14/23 (San Diego)
    10/20/23 - 10/22/23 (Alameda)
  • Times: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Fees: $350
  • Age: 18+

Additional Services

Demo Program

Interested in purchasing a board? Learn about our demo program and try 3-4 boards catered to your needs.

eFoil Lessons

 Want to fly on water? Learn about our eFoil lessons


Paddle longer distances upwards of 5 miles! Learn how to navigate ranges across the bay including the East Bay and SF


Trouble paddling in windy conditions? Learn about our SUP Downwind classes and level up your skills against strong currents