SUPIA Sponsors 1st Annual Youth Paddle Days

DANA POINT, California - Over the weekend of May 16-19, events will be held all over the US, Canada, and the Bahamas focused on getting young people outside & on the water enjoying the fastest growing water sport, Stand Up Paddleboarding. Retailers, Manufacturers, Instructors, Sales Reps, Coaches & Media members of the SUP Industry Association are teaming up to hold these events at no charge on waterways all over the country and abroad.

From open houses to lessons and clinics, the focus will be on getting young people on the water for a safe & positive experience that leads to increased Stand Up Paddleboarding involvement.

Some of the Saturday events will be teaming up with ‘Ready, Set, Wear It!’ annual effort to break their World Record for number of people wearing lifejackets. 

supia-youth-paddle-imagePhoto: Arturo Aponte

Limited Sponsorship Opportunities are still available. Please contact Kristin Thomas if interested at [email protected]

Speical thanks to committee members: Kelly Byrne /Time to Play Fitness, Bill Cochrane /Nalu SUP & Surf, Ohio, Ryan Guay /Boardworks, and Braly Joy /SIC Maui for

For more information, please visit our website or Facebook Page SUPIAYouthSUPDays or contact [email protected]

About SUP Industry Association

SUPIA is the Trade Organization of all Stand Up Paddle businesses: Manufacturers, Retailers, Service Providers, Media, Sales Reps, Distributors, Suppliers, etc. SUP Industry Association will strive to move Stand Up Paddling forward in a positive direction, while improving each members individual business.

To learn more about Stand Up Paddle Industry Association, please contact

Kristin Thomas, Executive Director
PO Box 3015
Dana Point, CA 92629
[email protected]


Last modified onFriday, 20 February 2015 17:51

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