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Beginner Stand Up Paddleboarding Lesson


For Vobster registration, please click and complete prior to your session in Vobster

Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult on the water

We offer a 90min 'ready to ride' lesson at our location at Vobster Quay quarry, where we take advantage of calm conditions and crystal clear waters.

In this lesson, you will learn about the paddle-board and paddle, you will move from kneeling on the board to standing up, learn paddle strokes, turns, tricks, have a few games and if time allows, you can try out a SUP rescue technique!

​We supply boards, paddles, leashes, buoyancy aids as standard and wetsuits if required. 

If you can complete a number of requirements and 16+, you will walk away with a ready to ride card which is UK recognised, which enables you to hire boards nationwide.

Lessons will be 1 instructor to maximum of 6 clients. 

We can't promise you won't get wet.

Vobster Quay Entry Information.

Vobster Quay is a diving lake in Somerset, mostly home to diving and swimming activities, but we’re also pleased to host the Adventure SUP paddleboard sessions. As part of our Vobster covid 19 procedures, we require all visitors to register online before arrival and then report to reception to collect a coloured wristband. To guide you through this journey and get you to your SUP session as fast as possible, please follow the advice below. This process needs to be completed by each attending adult before arriving at Vobster Quay. This means you can see you are registered with Vobster Quay and we will be expecting you for your session.

Please follow these steps:

  1. Please go onto and click the Register Button.
  2. Enter your individual email addresses and submit.
  3. You will receive an email from Vobster. Put the emailed PIN into the system and enter all your details. 
  4. In a drop down box in the form, please select ‘SUP trainee’. This means that Vobster will be able to allocate correct band types and make sure trainees are not charged for their entry. Please note: For family sessions only, please just add your children names into the First Name of the registration form along with your name so that it will register with Vobster's system.
  5. Once the form is completed, please click on the appropriate date link below, sign in and that will confirm your attendance. 

If you need any help, please call Vobster on 01373 814666. We are here to help, but please remember that if you don’t register with Vobster, you will not be able to join your SUP session.

When you get to Vobster, please park in the upper swimmer car park and walk down to reception in the shop. Vobster staff will be pleased to sign you in and direct you along to the Adventure SUP staff. You’ll be given a pink wristband with a number that will enable you to order food and drink while at Vobster. Please pay for this in the shop before you leave.

Please remember – our changing rooms are shut, but our toilets are open. We have a limited capacity on site – please do not bring additional spectators, family members or dogs as we must limit the number of people on site - We apologies for any inconvenience.

COVID-19 Update: Thank you for your understanding and patience, its very much appreciated.


What to bring

  1. Swimwear, Shorts/Boardies
  2. Old trainers/water boots
  3. Towel
  4. Glasses strap if needed
  5. Wetsuit if owned
  6. Water or drink
  7. Hand gel
  8. PPE if needed

All other equipment will be supplied.


  1. Under 18's accompanied by an adult on the water.
  2. Children over the age of 12.
  3. Able to swim 25 metres.
  4. Complete the Vobster Terms and Condition registration prior to arriving for your session.


  1. Learn about equipment.
  2. Paddle techniques.
  3. Standing Up.
  4. Turning techniques.
  5. Rescue/safety.
  6. Games and challenges.
  7. Surroundings/Wildlife

£35 per adult
£20 per child

Sun, 26th Sep
15:00 - 16:30 · 1 spaces left
Sat, 2nd Oct
10:00 - 11:30 · 8 spaces left
Sat, 2nd Oct
12:30 - 14:00 · 8 spaces left

Where we'll meet

Please make your way to the entrance of Vobster Quay where you will be issued with a wrist band. The staff will then send you over to the SUP unit and the instructor waiting for you.

Adventure SUP Vobster
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