The SUPKids program is designed to teach kids SUP, water safety & environmental education.
We know what it’s like to fall in love with being in the ocean. And we know that, with a passion for SUP comes a responsibility to take care of our environment. Our vision is to create experiences for our SUPKids that will enhance their appreciation, respect & understanding for sustainable living.
Our program is run in an inclusive, non-competitive environment with a real focus on building self-esteem. We use games, drills & SUP activities to ensure that our SUPKids walk away with vital water safety skills that will stay with them for life. We’ve taken environmental education out of the classroom, to the great outdoors, where we think it belongs.
What is SUPKids?
SUPKids was first conceived as a program back in 2014, when we teamed up with the Royal Flying Doctor Service to educate an indigenous community just north of Cairns, Australia about water safety and the environment.
Designed to introduce children to SUP, water safety and the concept of looking after the planet, the program creates a series of experiences which breaks down sustainable living in an approachable way which can enhance kids’ appreciation, respect and understanding of environmental matters.
SUPKids courses are only currently available at handful of locations across the UK.
Who can take part in a SUPKids course?
The SUPKids program is suitable from kids aged between 8 and 12 years, and no previous SUP experience is required to take part.
AT A GLANCE
Professional and high standard event organisation, instruction and kit
Qualified Paddleboarding Coach and International Mountain Leader
Paddleboarding in a stunning location
Qualified and well experienced paddleboarding instructors with a real passion for inspiring kids
Choose from a SUPKids 5 week programme, or day programme or half day programme
Full stand up paddling equipment, paddle board, paddle and leash
High quality rash vest, wetsuit and jacket and buoyancy aid for non swimmers
Changing robe (like a beach towel but better to help make getting changed easier)
Tour from a highly qualified stand up paddleboarding and adventure guides
Group first aid kit with qualified first aiders
Unfettered local knowledge
Photographs taken during the activity
WHAT TO BRING
Water bottle (1 Litre) and packed lunch
Change of warm clothes and footwear (before and after paddleboarding)
Water proof sun cream – would you believe even on a cloudy day you can get burnt from the glare of water
Spare set of underwear
Swimming costume to wear below wetsuit
Fleece or jumper (to wear on the water)
Old trainers (they don't mind getting wet) or appropriate water sport shoes
Llyn Padarn is a perfect place for SUP Kids as it is sheltered. It is all about your safety and having a good time.
Venue address is Llyn Padarn, Y Glyn, Llanberis, LL55 4EL. There is parking and public toilets nearby.
HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?
We have put together an extensive list of FAQs to help you with booking onto a SUP activity with us, so please do take a look here. If you wish to discuss any aspect of the activity, or you wish please phone Sian & The Psyched Paddleboarding Team on 01248 548 144 or send us a message we will be more than happy to help.