LPBC paddling is made up of competitive and recreational athletes, including kayakers, outrigger canoers, and stand up paddleboarders. Lincoln Park Boat Club’s unique location offers some of the best conditions for recreational and competitive SUP paddlers, as well as storage accommodations for long boats like surfskis, sea kayaks, and outrigger canoes.

If you have questions about paddling, or are interested in any of the disciplines listed here, please contact Michelle Rae, Paddling Director at

LPBC offers paddle board storage, training, and opportunities for SUP racing.



Improve your SUP skills through simple adjustments and drills. Join one of our classes led by certified instructors. Registration for 2020 is not yet available


Intro to SUP

One session class to get you the basics and up on the board!

Curious what’s up with SUP? Give it a try on the calm waters of the Lincoln Park Lagoon. No experience required. This class is for beginners who want to find out what stand-up paddleboarding is all about. We will cover basic skills like standing up on the board, turns and safety considerations. All equipment will be provided. Get your feet wet in the fastest growing outdoor sport!

This group class is offered Wednesdays at 2:00 pm and Sundays at 1:00 pm. Select available dates during checkout. Membership not required.

Individual and private group lessons are also available please see below.


Early Bird SUP

Rise and Paddle! No better way to wake up! Start your day right with our early morning SUP class on the Lincoln Park Lagoon. This class is for all levels. All equipment and instructions provided.


SUP Technique

Take your SUP skills to the next level!

This class is for the intermediate to advanced paddler who wants to take it to the next level. Based on your goals and skill level we will work on stroke fundamentals, efficiency, race strategy, and mastering difficult water conditions. 

This class runs for four weeks and is offered in June, July and August. All equipment provided. Membership not required.



Make the paddle board your gym! PaddleFit makes the paddle board your gym! Our PaddleFit certified instructors will guide you through a series of exercises that will improve your strength, endurance and balance. This class is for all fitness levels. We do, however, recommend taking our “Intro to SUP” class prior to signing up for PaddleFit.


Private 1:1 Paddleboarding Lessons

One-on-one lessons on your schedule! Each lesson is taught by one of our certified SUP instructors. To schedule the date and time of your private 1:1 lesson, please contact the Paddling Director at The cost of the class is $65 per session. Membership not required. 


Private Group Lesson

Group lessons on your schedule! Each lesson is taught by one to two of our certified SUP instructors depending on the size of the group. To schedule the date and time of your private group lesson, please contact the Paddling Director at Membership not required.