Standup-Paddleboard Fundamentals Lesson or Membership for One or Two from Potomac Paddlesports (Up to 56% Off)

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Biologists estimate that water makes up 65% of the human body, 71% of the planet's surface, and 0% of the R & B group Earth, Wind & Fire. Conquer the planet’s most prevalent liquid with this Groupon.

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Fundamentals lessons teach paddlers board setup and care, launching techniques, and the basics of stance, propulsion, turns, and self-rescue. Students are granted complimentary use of a board, paddle, and personal flotation device during the lesson. Memberships last up to two years and include four outdoor lessons, complimentary coached weeknight practice sessions, free standup-paddleboard rentals, and a 10% discount on gear.

Potomac Paddlesports

At Potomac Paddlesports, the first professional paddlesports school to be endorsed by the American Canoe Association, the team of American Canoe Association– and British Canoe Union–certified instructors patiently lead students through a methodical progression of flat-water paddling skills. The classes cover a variety of watersports, including whitewater rafting, river and sea kayaking, and standup paddling. The small-group classes are designed to keep students engaged, and longer trips down the Potomac challenge their skills with powerful rapids surrounded by lush scenery, interspersed with rare glimpses of bears putting on their bear suits. Outside of class, students can bond with fellow paddlers during weekly sushi meals and occasional movie nights. Further demonstrating their dedication to bodies of water, Potomac Paddlesports works to preserve the nation’s rivers, estuaries, and oceans, sharing this passion with its members through advocacy and donations to conservation programs.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Great day down the river, skilled and knowledgable leads. ”

  • “Suggs and Frank were humorous yet professional instructors that made for an enjoyable time during which I was receptive to the lessons being taught. Appropriate...”

    “Suggs and Frank were humorous yet professional instructors that made for an enjoyable time during which I was receptive to the lessons being taught. Appropriate amount of time and attention was provided to learning and performing each skill which gave each participant a sense of confidence. Thanks for the opportunity.”

  • “I had such a great time learning about a new sport. The instructors were really friendly and enthusiastic!”


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    Potomac

    Old Angler's Inn Parking Lot

    10801 Macarthur Blvd.

    Potomac, Maryland 20854

    301-881-2628

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In a Nutshell

Fundamentals classes teach paddleboarding basics; memberships provide instruction, gear, vessel rentals, and discounts on retail merchandise

The Fine Print

Expires Dec 31st, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. 72hr cancellation notice or fee up to price of Groupon may apply. Paddlers must be between 90–275 lbs. Must sign waiver. Subject to environmental conditions and river levels. Classes must be used by the same person. Not redeemable until [[72 hours post-feature]]. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • Potomac

    Old Angler's Inn Parking Lot

    10801 Macarthur Blvd.

    Potomac, Maryland 20854

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