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Over the past sixteen years, Potomac Paddlesports has introduced thousands of DC-area residents to the lifestyle of whitewater paddling offered to them just a few miles from the US Capital. Our new River Stand Up Paddleboarding Membership is a methodical progression that builds your confidence on flat water, and then gradually introduces you to the excitement of running class II rapids and surfing waves in the breathtaking Mather Gorge section of the Potomac. Our instructors are among the most accomplished stand up paddleboarders in the country, and their passion for teaching is unmatched.
Awards & Accreditations
Potomac Paddlesports is proud to be an award-winning, charter ACA Pro School.
Support the Washington, DC chapter of the Surfrider Foundation.
Potomac Paddlesports teaches and practices Leave No Trace ethics in all our programs.
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Potomac Paddlesports offers stand up paddle and standup paddleboarding instruction and stand up paddleboards in and near Washington DC on the Potomac River. With lots of great resources like Jack's Boathouse, Thompson's, and other great access points, you'll want to take lessons with an organization that functions more like a club or meetup group--only with more structure so you learn how to stand up paddle like a pro, and have a blast while doing it. We also have a full assortment of standup paddleboards and stand up paddles at our retail store in MD near DC where we are a dealer for C4 Watermen, Surf Tech, and more!