The Galveston Paddleboard Center offers private, semi-private and group SUP lessons from ACA Certified Instructors. From beginner flatwater paddling to advanced sessions, our instructors can take your paddling ability, SUP skills and technique to the next level.


No previous skills necessary. Must be able to swim. Paddleboards and equipment will be provided.


Group Lessons - $45 per person - 2 hours

Group lessons are perfect for a family or group of friends who want to learn stand-up paddleboarding in a fun, relaxed environment. The Galveston Paddleboard Center's beginner stand-up paddle curriculum teaches you all the basic skills required to begin paddling and enjoying this new and exciting sport. Group lessons are 2 hours and have a student:instructor ratio of 4:1.


Semi-Private Lessons - $65 per person - 2 hours

Semi-Private lessons are a great way to match like ability paddlers with a ACA Certified Instructor for maximum progression at any level. The Galveston Paddleboard Center's stand-up paddle curriculum teaches semi-private lessons from the beginner level through to the expert level. Semi-private lessons are 2 hours and have a student:instructor ratio of 2:1.


Private Lessons - $85 per person - 2 hours

Private lessons are fastest way to progress in the sport of stand-up paddleboarding. One-on-one instruction from an ACA Certified Instructor ensures total attention to developing your paddling technique in a two hour lesson. Private lessons are 2 hours and have a student:instructor ratio of 1:1.

Located within Southern Spears Surf Shop

6026 Seawall Blvd.

Corner Seawall/61st

Galveston,TX 77551


T: 409-744-2772


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Operating Hours:

Mon-Fri 10am - 6pm

Sat-Sun 9am - 6pm


If you have any questions for us, or if you have any feedback on your experience at the Galveston Paddleboard Center that you would like to share with us, please contact us below.