The Only Place in LA Where You Can Paddle From the Mellow Marina to the Waves of Santa Monica Bay!  Get the Best of Both Worlds with Paddle Method Today!

Welcome to Paddle Method!

Welcome to Paddle Method, LA's premier accredited school for Stand Up Paddle Boarding. We believe SUP is the perfect vessel for wellness through personal, physical, and mental development.

Be it a Rental, Lesson, or Ocean paddle Adventure Tour, our team of professional paddle coaches and guides will help you reach your goals, connect with the paddling community, and guide you to experience all that SUP in Los Angeles has to offer.

Experience Santa Monica Bay like never before! 

Want to get up close and personal with your favorite oceanic wildlife, go for a mellow cruise, or tackle a challenging paddle workout? Start your next SUP adventure and find the best Santa Monica Bay has to offer with our offerings below - Let's Go Paddle!

Essentials for Beginners
First-timers and Beginners start HERE! Choose from four great ways to get started with SUP
  • For kids and watersport newbies check out our Discover SUP*
  • Active people who want to become active paddlers go directly to Lesson 1 The Marina Paddlers
  • Looking for SoCal SUP vibes the morning Sea Lion lesson is for you
  • From Sunrise to Sunset, Private Coaching is best for those who want it all!
Beginner lessons for all ages 10+; small group classes, and private lessons available
SUP Skills Unleashed
Paddlers want more out of SUP life choose Paddle Method's intermediate lessons
  • Lesson 2 - Techniques for wind, wake, and fitness paddling
  • Lesson3 - Ocean launch and Wave timing - catch a wave on a SUP!
  • Sunset Paddles rule! Lesson 1 marina sets you up for SUP fun
  • Malibu Coastal Adventures
Intermediate small group lessons for 14+, some lessons are conditions-dependent
Ultimate SUP Mastery Series
Anyone who spends time on the water knows the benefits are endless - physical, mental, spiritual health, community, and adventure, SUP really has it all
This is the 1,2,3 of SUP for SoCal paddlers - 1. Learn to control momentum and paddle in busy marinas, 2. Paddle confidently with paddle technique for fitness, wind, and wakes; 3. Put it all together and time your way through the waves for ocean paddling. Bundled for a GREAT DEAL!
Personalized coaching and small group classes so you can make the most of your SUP life in SoCal and beyond! Ages 14+
SUP Experience Tours
Coached and guided SUP experiences for all levels ages 14+
  • Sea Lion Tour - Active people who are new to SUP and like a mellow start
  • For the confident paddler, a Sunset paddle is just what you need
  • You hike, bike, swim. Want to paddle with a dolphin or even a whale? Book the Malibu Tour today
Group and Private Tours are available all year long!
SUP Ocean Adventures
Ocean paddling can provide memories that last a lifetime - see whale, catch a wave! - get an amazing workout, catch a wave, and it's right in our backyard.

If Ocean Adventure Tours, Beach launch and SUP surfing group classes are on your SUPit list click below for more info
Family Friendly
We're all on the SUP learning curve together. A family who paddles together has fun forever. Bring your tribe out for SUP Discover, Sea Lion, or Marina class - group classes are for ages 14+ - or book a private lesson for ages 10+ and request custom times and locations.
Team Building & Paddle Parties
Got a group? Let's go paddle! Group paddles from sunrise to sunset. Ask about our paddle parties! Bond with your people on the water and paddle away with a new life skill plus memories that last a lifetime - pictures are included!
Community and Club
Social paddles for fun, fitness, and finding new friends.
Join the Paddle Method paddle club (PMC) for all that and get frequency discounts so can turn your time on the water into savings. Who needs a board when you can join the PMC! Access to all our gear - cruisers, SUP Surf, iSUPs, and race boards included - with carbon fiber paddles too!
Deals & Savings
Like yoga, tennis, golf, skiing, and any other recreational activity SUP is a practice where the more you do the more you get out of it.

Find bundles, and package deals and access a range of SUP gear, paddle socials, and adventures where your time on the water earns you rewards

Daily and Multi-Day Rentals are Available!

 Grab and Go!  We have iSUPs packed and ready to go - includes iSUP's, adjustable paddle, leash and life jacket.  Ask us about our try before you buy program!  Call us with any questions or concerns, we can tailor a program to meet your needs. 

Paddle Method Gift Cards are Now Available!

Looking for a gift for the paddler in your life or want to introduce someone to the paddling community?  A Paddle Method Gift Card would be a great way to get them on the water!  Available in multiple denominations, you can purchase one today through our E-Store and redeem any time! Click on the gift card to the right to purchase today!


Keep in Touch



Paddle Method is a proud carrier of 360 Go Anywhere Standup Paddleboards

Don’t forget to call (310) 770-7291 or email if you don’t see what you need here. Tim is available to consult on your future vacation plans, organize special events, and book custom tours.