$62 for a Standup-Paddleboarding Fundamentals Class from Potomac Paddlesports ($125 Value)

Anglers Park Lot CO Canal National Historic Park

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Even though water covers most of the earth's surface, humans spend most of their lives on land and a small portion in the air while they're sleeping. Float on with this Groupon.

The Deal

Fundamentals lessons teach paddlers board setup and care, launching techniques, and the basics of stance, propulsion, turns, and self-rescue on flat waters. Students are granted complimentary use of a board, paddle, and personal-flotation device during the lesson.

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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    Anglers Park Lot CO Canal National Historic Park

    10801 MacArthur Blvd

    Rockville, Maryland 20854

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In a Nutshell

Fundamentals class teaches board setup and riding techniques with provided equipment

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 31st, 2014. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Online reservation required. 72hr cancellation notice or fee up to price of Groupon may apply Subject to availability, environmental conditions and river levels. Paddlers must be between 90–275 lbs. Must sign waiver. Classes must be used by one person. Not redeemable until 8/31/13. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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