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Learn to Paddle Board with UpaDowna

Learn to Paddle Board with UpaDowna

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks and equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I am the co-founder of this amazing nonprofit which was the idea of my husband who is an Iraq veteran. He was looking for a way to reconnect with the community, and nature was his outlet. Through that connection, he was inspired to teach others to find that connection as well, and UpaDowna was born. I started helping him with the organization from the start in 2007 and have taught activities such…

About UpaDowna

UpaDowna, an outdoor adventure and education nonprofit, has been helping folks unleash their adventure since 2007. We specialize in fun and barrier-free ways for people to experience adventure outdoors. We welcome all ages and abilities, and also provide all of the equipment needed so that it's easy for a traveler to try an experience with us. Let us help you to Unleash Your Adventure!
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to UpaDowna. .

What we’ll do

Take a deeper "dive" into the basics of paddleboarding. We'll provide all of the equipment you need (paddle board, paddle, life jacket, lake permit) and teach you in-depth paddleboarding skills in a fun and beautiful environment. Upon arrival, we'll go over all of the equipment so that you understand everything that goes into paddleboarding. After a life jacket check and paddling instructions,…

What else you should know

Weather can sometimes be a factor. If it's warm and slightly rainy, we'll still paddle. If there is lightning, heavy rain, or hail, we'll postpone or cancel.

What I’ll provide

Stay fueled up for adventure with healthy snacks and fruit
Ice cold water is available throughout the experience
Outdoor gear, Safety equipment and Photography
We provide the paddleboard, paddle, life jacket, lake permit as well as photographs of you and your guests on the water during the experience.

What to bring

Wear comfortable clothes you are ok getting wet
Sandals are preferred but any shoes can be left on the shore
Sunscreen (we will have some as well)
Bag to put all items in (we will have a secure place to leave them)
Change of clothes if needed

Where you'll be

Quail Lake is a small, but beautiful gem located in the middle of the city. With endless views of Cheyenne Mountain and Pikes Peak, this is the perfect place to relax on a paddleboard! Paddle past ducks, geese, blue herons, or enjoy a splash from the local fish that live below the surface. This photogenic location provides the perfect background for a memorable shot for your Instagram or Facebook!

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

Weather can sometimes be a factor. If it's warm and slightly rainy, we'll still paddle. If there is lightning, heavy rain, or hail, we'll postpone or cancel.

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Learn to Paddle Board with UpaDowna
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