Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Northern Ireland

Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Northern Ireland

Flow with nature through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty while on a Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson Northern Ireland.

Start on the River Roe where beginners are taught the basic flat water skills and techniques to this new and fast growing sport. This is a sport which can be enjoyed at any pace but will also give you time to take in the scenes while hearing about the heritage of the local area by our knowledgeable instructors.

With Trails available for all standards this is a great way to see the sights with small numbers in each group and a range of trails to suit everyone’s needs.

Duration: 2 Hour Lesson

Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm

Location: Swans Bridge Glamping – River Roe 


Minimum age for individual booking is 16 years old unless accompanied by a guardian.If accompanied by a guardian our minimum age is 12 years old.

All equipment including wetsuit and surfboard is supplied at no extra charge.

Frequently Asked Questions about our Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons 

Where do we meet?

Our meeting location is based at Swanns Bridge Glamping which is situated on the River Roe. Once you enter the site take the first left which will bring you to Long Line river entry.

Address: 227 Sea Coast Rd, Limavady BT49 9EF

How big are the groups?

Stand Up Paddleboard Group sizes vary depending on the level of ability and bookings on that particular day. Typically, tuition is provided along the industry guideline of a maximum ratio of 1:8 with a maximum group size of 16. For Private Small Group Lessons it will just be you and your instructor.

Do I need to be able to swim?

It’s ideal if you can swim 50 metres. If this is not the case we do ask that all participants can tread water while feeling comfortable wearing a buoyancy aid. The river roe is dark water and can change in depth from 1m – 3m.

Is there a maximum weight for stand up paddleboards?

The stand up paddleboards we use is Tahe 11’6″ BEACH PERFORMER, Rigid TOUGH-TEC

Company recommendations says that this piece of equipment is ideal for riders up to 240lbs/110kg

Do I need to hire equipment?

All equipment hire is provided free of charge during your stand up paddleboard lessons with us. All you will need to bring is a swimming costume and towel.

Can I bring my own wetsuit?

If you have your own wetsuit that you’d like to bring along with you please feel free to do so! We provide winter wetsuits all year in order to stay warm for the entire lesson. Please check that your wetsuit is 5:3mm thickness

Can I wear glasses when stand up paddleboarding?

For practical reasons you cannot wear glasses / spectacles in the water – they may get lost if you fall off the board.  If you can’t paddleboard without glasses, we recommend you ask your optician about getting some prescription goggles in advance of your visit or alternatively look at floatable glasses retainer.

Are there any age limits?

Minimum age for individual booking is 16 years old unless accompanied by a guardian.If accompanied by a guardian our minimum age is 12 years old.

Not suitable for people with, but not exclusively with, the following conditions: