It’s a workout that involves balance and core muscle control, but it’s also fun and a way to get out and enjoy a tranquil waterway.
If you’re not into cruising around you can also do yoga on the paddleboard. Balancing on ever-undulating waves is a sure-fire way to build balance and muscle control.
Seattle NorthCountry is a great place to explore lakes, rivers, and even the ocean by paddleboard. The view while you’re out on the water can’t be beat.
Here’s how to get started:
Travelling during the shoulder season? You can paddleboard indoors on the gentle waves of a heated pool at the Forest Park Aquatic Center in Everett.
- It’s $25 to take the class, and the fee includes a paddle board rental.
- Catalyst also offers trips to Silver Lake, and the Everett waterfront.
You don’t need to be a SUP expert to take a lesson at Hydrology. They offer classes for beginners who are just getting their feet wet.
- Hydrology also offers guided exploration of the waterways north of Seattle. You can paddle on Lake Stevens, Everett waterfront, Silver Lake, and the Mukilteo waterfront.
- Classes are easy to take on short notice, they’re affordable and can be great family outing.