Membership & Events

SDWTA Membership Provides the Following Benefits:

  1. Access to information regarding the waterways and paddling community in San Diego County, plus resources and more.
  2. Free registration to the annual paddle demo ($20 value). Top SUP and Kayak brands, swag and more.
  3. Connection to like-minded outdoor enthusiast in the area of kayaking, SUP, prone paddleboarding, outrigger canoeing and rowing. Discussion groups and forums.
  4. Participation in relevant industry surveys and access to all survey results.
  5. SDWTA sticker and Koozie (at the meeting site)

Events:

April 7-9, 2017 ACA SUP Instructor Certification Workshop –This is a national certification training with the American Canoe Association for Stand Up Paddle Instructors.  Any SUP leader, guide and/or instructor are encouraged to take this certification to learn about group management, risk management, paddle strokes and techniques related to Stand Up Paddleboarding.  SDWTA offers a discounted price for SDWTA volunteer leaders. 

May 21, 2017 Safe Boating Day – Free kayak and paddleboard rentals with instruction, a free lifejacket giveaway and more.  For more details about this event and the two locations, please visit the Meetup group page.

June 13-16, 2017 ACA SUP Instructor Certification Workshop –This is a national certification training with the American Canoe Association for Stand Up Paddle Instructors.  Any SUP leader, guide and/or instructor are encouraged to take this certification to learn about group management, risk management, paddle strokes and techniques related to Stand Up Paddleboarding.  SDWTA offers a discounted price for SDWTA volunteer leaders. 

July-August, 2017 Free SUP Instruction.  Please visit the Meet Up group page for more details.

September 16, 2017 Coastal Clean-up –   Join the world’s largest volunteer effort for our ocean and waterways by participating in the International Coastal Cleanup.