From scenic, tranquil tributaries to the frothy whitewater of Mather Gorge, the Potomac boasts plenty of places worth exploring. Get started with help from Potomac Paddlesports, the award-winning school that was the first to be endorsed by the sport's governing body:
o $62 ($125 value) for a three-hour stand-up paddleboarding fundamentals lesson
o Boards, paddles, PFDs, and helmets are all provided during class
o No need to print your voucher; just register online
Learn How to Glide over Glassy Waters
These classes cover everything you need to know to get out on the water, including how to unpack, inflate, prep, and care for your board. Then, you'll learn launching techniques, stance, and self rescue, as well as turning and propulsion strokes -- giving you a solid foundation for many wonderful days discovering the natural beauty of local waterways.