$20 for a 90-Minute Paddleboard Lesson at NOLA Paddleboards ($40 Value)

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In a Nutshell

  • Led by certified EMT/lifeguard
  • Class size limited to five
  • Core-strengthening workout
  • Beginner-friendly sport

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Promotional value expires Nov 27, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 3 per session. Must sign waiver or have guardian sign if under 18. Subject to weather. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Though legs make walking easier, humanity’s bipedal nature inhibits our ability to frolic with dolphins, attend school with barracudas, and dance at mermaid weddings. Unlock the best of both worlds with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get a 90-minute paddleboard lesson at NOLA Paddleboards (a $40 value). Depending on the date, lessons shove off from the West End boat launch parking lot or Bayou St. John.

NOLA Paddleboards equips sea wayfarers with the materials and knowhow they need to propel themselves down the waterways of New Orleans sans motor or fins. Imported from Hawaii, stand-up paddleboarding is the beginner-friendly love child of surfing and canoeing, inheriting surfing’s iconic board shape and canoeing’s steering technique. Taught by owner Jeff Lakey—a certified beach lifeguard and EMT—the 90-minute paddleboarding lesson introduces aspiring paddlers to proper technique, reinforces water-safety skills, and reviews the shapes of oceanic traffic signs. Class size never exceeds five students, allowing participants to bask like sea lions in the direct glow of instruction. Paddleboarding promotes core strength and treats the eyes to visions more soothing and less likely to be interrupted by a dodgeball fight than those found in a typical gym.

Customer Reviews

Really enjoyed it. Fun & relaxing
Christa V. · January 5, 2013
Jeff is great.
Sean F. · October 28, 2012
I never have time for myself or to do anything I want to do (work full time, mom of toddler, etc). Did this, it was amazing! I never fell and I Have no upper body strength. It's great to do with friends! Thanks for a memorable time!!
Elizabeth J. · October 24, 2012
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    3921 Orleans Ave.

    New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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