Had your first SUP lesson with us, self-taught or taken a beginner/intro course elsewhere? We’ve got the rest of your SUP journey covered from here…
SUPing is an amazing, versatile activity and bit of extra training and guidance will really open up a whole new world. The Improvers Standup Paddleboard Course is a great way to improve your SUP skills and find out more about this incredible sport. This course will help you take your next paddleboarding steps by improving your confidence and skills. The course will introduce you to improved paddle techniques, SUP knowledge, progressing your skills and expanding your paddling horizons.
Meet Standup Paddlers Billy and Gary and find out what they love about SUPing.
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You will improve your confidence and paddling technique, be able to assess suitable conditions to go paddling in and gain a basic understanding of the range of SUP boards and paddles for different conditions.
Learn to Standup Paddleboard Course or equivalent. Non swimmers please advise us in advance.
Hove Lagoon, BN3 4LX
Adults. Kids age 12+ may be accepted please call.
Courses are run most weekends from April to the end of October and some weekday evenings. If you cannot find a date please contact us.
Book online from the dates below or call 01273 42 48 42 option 2 or email us.
If you cannot find a date please contact us.
Booking terms and conditions apply and rebooking fees are charged for cancellations made with less than 4 weeks notice.
What to Bring
Swimwear: To wear under the wetsuit and impact vests which are provided.
Towel: We have hot showers so you will need a towel to dry off at the end of the session.
Bag: To put your wet things in.
Other stuff: Suitable clothing for the weather on the day. Sunscreen, layers in case the wind gets up, anorak or waterproof jacket.
What Not to bring
Valuables. We have free lockers in the changing rooms but better safe than sorry.
In response to COVID-19 we have had to change many aspects of the way we operate. We are following government and NGB guidance for a COVID-19 safe work place.
It’s the responsibility of all visitors to follow these guidelines. Please help us to keep our customers, staff and members of the public safe.
This information may have changed by the time your session starts so please check back.
In order for us to keep both our staff and customers safe, please adhere strictly to these rules :
In summer 2020 we do not expect to be able to return to our previous “normal” operating. We expect some restrictions to remain in place all season. If you have any questions please ask. Please see our COVID-19 Phased opening plan.
Last updated 03/07/2020
Table last updated 03/06/2020
The water quality in Hove Lagoon is independently tested regularly during the summer season as part of the Brighton and Hove City Councils seafront beach water quality testing. Lagoon Watersports opened in 1994, since that date the water in Hove Lagoon has passed every test.
Independent water quality test results from 2017 testing
Please see our full Booking Terms and Conditions
Cancellation chargesYou may cancel your course/event at any time. Written notification from the Lead Name in your group is required. Cancellation will only be accepted on payment of the cancellation charges as set out below. The following cancellation fees apply :
• More than 8 weeks before course/event – loss of deposit• Less than 8 weeks before course/event – 100% of price of course/event
At our discretion, we may allow a forfeited deposit to be used towards an alternative course/event run by us or the same course on an alternative date. In each case, such a booking will be at the price prevailing at the time of re-booking and subject to an admin charge of £25 for courses over £150 and £10 for courses under £150. In these circumstances we offer significant discounts on rebooking within 12 months.
The discount is based on how much notice was given for the booking cancellation and non discounted course rates:
• More than 4 weeks before course/event – 90% discount on full brochure rates• 2- 4 weeks before course/event – 75% discount on full brochure rates• 13 days – 72 hours before course/event – 50% discount on full brochure rates• 72 hours or less – 25% discount on full brochure rates
For example if you book a course worth £200 and need to change the date of that course:
4 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £202 weeks notice this will cost you an additional £503 days notice this will cost you an additional £10024 hours notice this will cost you an additional £150
Postponement by us due to bad weatherOn some occasions courses may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates, no refund will be available.
On some occasions group events may need to be postponed due to bad weather. In these circumstances we will offer you alternative dates.If you are unable or unwilling to accept these new dates then we will refund you the full cost of the course less 15%.
Fantastic course to get you on the water and gaining confidence regardless of your experience. Thanks so much for another great experience.
Loved the SUP lesson. Will definitely be doing this again . Thanks to everyone there.
Good fun defiantly recommend to a friend