SUP 101-Basics of Paddling and Safety

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SUP 101-Basics of Paddling and Safety

Learn the basics of paddle boarding for your safety and enjoyment!

By Julie A Miller

When and where

Date and time

June 13 · 5:30pm - August 22 · 6:30pm EDT


Metropolitan Beach -kayak/boat launch area 31300 Metro Parkway Harrison charter Township, MI 48045

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About this event

Have you ever rented a paddleboard but been given no instruction? Well, this is a story heard all too often!

This is a free clinic so that you can learn the basics of paddle boarding and water safety. In this class we will cover:

*Safety gear and warm up

*How to get in and out to protect you and equipment

*Correct paddle stroke

*Different turns

* How to get back on the board after a fall

* Much more!

This Event is by Donation!! All donations go towards being able to keep smiling faces on the water! :) Registration is required to know who is coming and a waiver must be signed.

Need a board? No problem. We have 10 boards available for use.

***This is waived for anyone signed up in SUPfit with equipment use! Use CODE SUPfit when registering.

--There is a park fee for entrance--

About the organizer

Organized by
Julie A Miller


Julie Miller, MA, LPC is a licensed counselor, an athlete and an all around promoter of women's health and empowerment. She has 16 years experience in the fitness industry, providing group fitness instruction at Lifetime Fitness and also has worked for 25 yrs in education, with 22 of those years as a counselor.

She fell in love with the water and watersports at a very young age-- think waterskiing on her dad's shoulder at the age of 4! She continued to grow her love of watersports from water-skiing into surf, SUP, kayaking, and foil boarding. In the past 10 years, paddle boarding has expanded greatly as a passion for her as she continued into the world of racing, SUP surfing and SUP yoga. Recently, she became a brand ambassador of SIC Maui boards and loves the community and comradery that company and brand brings to her life!

Over the years, Julie continued to engage more and build more in the area of girl's and women's empowerment in her counseling practice and personally. In her own journey, Julie found that in launching herself into her wildest dreams of travel and adventure, and pushing herself outside of her comfort zone, that her own self love and confidence grew more immediately than other means or methods. As she began to share her passion and adventure with friends, she saw that this also translated and happened with others. So she dreamed of expanding this concept to a platform to help other women learn, grow, love and support themselves and one another in the process.

It's easy to see that the passion held for fitness, wellness, education and personal growth has led her to pursue sharing her love in a fusion format called UPLIFT! In winter 2020, Julie launched Uplift Adventure Retreats and she has many exciting ideas and projects on the horizon.