Signature Clinics. Signature Instruction.

Whether it's your first time on a board, you're an avid paddle boarder or an experienced instructor, you came to the right place. Here at Liquid Skills we offer the most comprehensive paddling instruction in Canada.  Check out the clinic descriptions to get a feel for where you would fit in.  We try our best to form groups of like-minded individuals and always teach to each individual student, ensuring that each student receives quality instruction on and off the water.

LS Signature SUP Programming runs from May to September.


Basic Flatwater

SUP Skills

SUP Essentials

Half-Day $90

1-Day $180

2-Day $300

Designed for the first time paddler, this introductory course uses the most cutting-edge instructional techniques to get you on the water on a stand up paddle board quickly and safely. We cover the essential skills and concepts, starting on shore with the fundamentals like carrying your board and paddle, how to get on your board safely, etc and moving onto the flatwater where we focus on balance, strokes and technique. As your comfort level increases, we will progress by practicing these techniques and trying more challenging exercises. The objective of this course is to give you a solid foundation upon which to build and enjoy the wonders of stan up paddle boarding at your own pace.



Advance Flatwater

SUP Skills 

For those already familiar with the basics, but still uncomfortable, this course is for you.  The Evolution is about fully equipping you for the transformation into a confident and self-sufficient stand up paddle boarder. We'll help you hone in on technique, strength and really help you figure out how to get the most out of a paddle board.  With consistent and accurate feedback, encouragement and lots of practice through structured exercises and boundless play, the Evolution is painless and also super fun! There is no better place for it than right here at Liquid Skills on the beautiful Ottawa River.

SUP Evolution

Half-Day $90

1-Day $180

2-Day $300



Introduction to

Whitewater SUP

1-Day $190

2-Day $350

3-Day $450

SUP Quickening

This clinic is for those with some solid experience looking to take their paddle boarding skill set to the next level. One of our most popular courses we really focus on technique and playability with the boards. You will learn advanced techniques and skill sets such as, buoyancy energy, different stroke techniques for almost any situation, board placement and body balance and the list goes on. We have spent years breaking down advanced technique, discovering that the true key to learning is in understanding the basic concepts. We will deliver these concepts clearly and link them to a simple progression for each new skill you are ready to tackle. 


SUP Fit & Yoga For Specific Development

At Liquid Skills, our favourite place is on the water, so it makes sense that our strength training for our bodies and minds can be found on the river as well. Enjoy a variety of classes and times to meet your personal goals.  Purchase a single class or a class pack and reserve your class space in advance to secure your board.  Mix it up and have some fun learning new skills and taking in the natural beauty of our outdoor studio brought to you by the one and only, Mother Nature on the Ottawa River.  Class descriptions are below.  Make sure to check out the events calendar for classes running each day as some classes are not running due to special events. Peace, Love and Paddling! 


1 Class $35.40

5 Classes $150

10 Classes $250



Burn and Glow


60 minute session

For those already familiar with the basics looking to take their workout on the water. A fun and exciting workout incorporating paddle strokes and buoyant energy, this class will make you hurt so good and keep you coming back for more.  There is no better place for it to occur than the warm water of the Ottawa River.

Weekly Class Dates TBD for June, July and August 2018


Relax and Renew

 75 minute session


It's NOT about contouring your body into unmanageable positions.  Explore the tranquility, beauty and fun of yoga on the water.  Weather you're new to paddleboarding and/or yoga, all levels and personalities are welcome to join in the magic of floating yoga classes.  A treat for your body, mind and spirit!

Weekly Class Dates TBD for June, July and August 2018



Expand and grow

 75 minute session


Designed for those looking to move, connect and flow through a series of strengthening postures from low on the board to standing balance postures, this class keeps the activity up combining a power factor that will make you glad that the water is so close to help you cool down.

Weekly Class Dates TBD for June, July and August 2018


Stunning Private Guided Tours

(1.5 hrs)

$100 + HST

All paddling levels welcome, this flatwater tour takes you on a stunning picturesque journey of the Ottawa River.  We cover the essential skills and concepts to keep the group moving in the right direction and offer time to take in all the beauty of the natural surroundings.

A Half Day In Nature (3 hrs)

Private SUP Tour and Yoga

$250 + HST

Designed for anyone looking for a nice flat-water stand up paddle, this tour combines Essential SUP Skills at the beginning of the tour, continuing on a journey around islands of the Ottawa River.  More time on the board lets the participants really get a feel for the ever-growing sport of Paddleboarding.


Whether your looking for 1 on 1 instruction, you would like to reserve an afternoon for a family and friends outing or you have a group that would like to become Paddle Canada Certified Instructors, our private clinics are tailored to your specific wants and needs, hosting at our quaint school on the Ottawa River, and we always aim to please.

We'll Come To YOU!

Having a party or special event? We can help! For years our services and equipment have been available for hire to come to you. On many levels, we bring the SUP boards, kayaks and the rest of the gear needed to have an amazing day or weekend. We'll send a certified instructor or more if needed and we are there to support the needs of the guests whether they would like a mini class or just want help getting the boards and themselves on the water safely.  Give us a call or email and we'll sort out the rest of the details.


Prices are plus HST.  Clinic cost includes allotted time of instruction in a group setting.  River lunches can be provided upon request for an additional $12 plus HST per day.  Gear rentals are offered at 50% off when registered into any Core or Specialty Clinic.  Gear rentals are included for the LS SUP FIT & LS SUP YOGA Classes with reservation based upon availability.  Please reserve clinic space and gear in advance.  Reservation and Cancellation Policy.


28 Farnel Trail
Beachburg, ON
K0J 1C0

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