Paddle Method Lessons

Let's get on the water!

The Best Place to Learn to Paddle!

Let's go Paddle!  All Lessons are available as small open group paddles and as private-semi private for individuals and groups.  Special group rates are available.  Please note, some lessons require prior paddling experience.  Not sure about your experience level?  

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SUP Basic Lesson

Up to 30 minutes with a Paddle Method coach starting on the sand to get the basic strokes and steps to go from your knees to your feet. Next, head to the water and focus on paddling in a straight line, stopping and turning. The rest of the hour is yours to cruise around, get your SUP (sea) legs, and practice your new skill!

SUP basic is great for kids 10 to 14.  Limited to a protected lagoon you’ll get to discover SUP with some basic moves. Fyi paddlers must be able to swim on their own to do this lesson

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Sea Lion Marina del Rey
Sunset tour
Intro to SUP & Marina Maneuvers

For newbies and first-timers who want to get the most out of paddling.

This lesson starts in the morning for a more mellow experience where the focus is on paddle skill-building, muscle memory, and learning the rules of the road so everyone can enjoy cruising the waterways with confidence.

This small group lesson is lead by a Paddle Method coach who loves to share the stoke of SUP and get you moving on the water and on the learning curve and is a fun way to learn techniques, meet new paddlers, or just get quality time with a professional SUP coach.

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Private Lesson

If you’re not a comfortable swimmer please book a private lesson so you can get the support you need. If you’re interested in a special time or just want one on one attention a private class is the palace to start. Please call to book a time that works for you.


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Eco-tour - with kelp

Join the PMC Club - Paddle More, Save More!

The Paddle Method Club is for active paddlers who want to continue to learn and paddle regularly. 

All club members get 10% off every Paddle Method SUP Activity and at every Perfect Paddles participating SUP Shop AROUND THE WORLD!

Plus, active paddlers get additional discounts

Solo Paddlers get up to 30% off based on repeat visits.

Organize a group and get up to  50% off!  

Check out this video on how we save you money!

Need more information?  Contact us at or 310-770-7291.