SUP Safety & Rescue Course


Special Tour
660 Columbia Point Dr, Richland, WA 99352
Public/Private Options 2 Hour Course Time
Undetermined Mileage Experience: Requested


Have you ever felt unsure about what to do if you or someone needs help while paddling? Do you want to stay safe on the water? Are you looking to protect yourself and others while paddling? Do you want to be better prepared for emergencies? Do you wish you had more knowledge and experience about safety and rescue techniques? If the answer is YES, then this is the course for you!

Safety is paramount on the water, and our stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) Safety and Rescue course is designed to equip paddlers with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to handle emergencies and navigate with peace of mind.

Led by a certified instructor with extensive experience, you’ll learn crucial techniques for assessing conditions, identifying hazards, and executing effective tows and rescues in various scenarios. From proper equipment usage to self-rescue techniques and assisting others in distress, you’ll gain confidence knowing you’re prepared for the unexpected.

Whether you’re a seasoned paddler or just starting your SUP journey, our Safety and Rescue course offers invaluable skills that can save lives and ensure enjoyable outings on the water. Join us and make safety a priority!

Meeting Location:
Columbia Point Marina

Meeting Time:
Please arrive 15 minutes before your course start time.

Cancellation Policy

Aqueous SUP Cancellation Policy:

Our cancellation policy applies to all courses, tours, lessons, and clinics. Due to our limited availability, more than 48 hours are required for cancellations and date changes. No shows, cancellations and date changes for any reason within the 48 hours are non- refundable.

We at Aqueous SUP reserve the right to cancel, postpone, or reschedule any of our listed activities up to and within 24 hours of the scheduled date. Circumstances include but are not limited to low enrollment, weather (wind, lightning, thunderstorms), natural disasters (fires), unsafe conditions, and any events or circumstances beyond our control. If we cancel the activity, you will receive a 100% refund. We run rain or shine.

Frequently Asked Questions


Are there weight limits?

Our boards have a maximum weight limit of 400 lbs.

What time should I arrive for my course?

It is always best to arrive 10-15 minutes before your start time. If you are bringing your own equipment and need to inflate, it is best to arrive 35 minutes early to make sure you’re ready to go prior to the course start.

What happens if it rains?

We do not cancel for light rain. If weather conditions are unsafe, we may cancel the activity at any time for a 100% refund.

Can I bring my own gear? 

Yes, absolutely! You are more than welcome to bring your own gear to the course. In  fact, we recommend it as it is good to practice on the gear you will be using. If you  are bringing your own board, please make sure to bring your paddle, life jacket, leash  and a whistle.

Columbia Point Marina, nestled in Richland, Washington, offers serene views and easy access to the Columbia River. Boasting a well-equipped marina with public docking facilities, it's a favorite spot for boating enthusiasts and a hub for outdoor recreation. Visitors can enjoy scenic walks along the riverbank, picnics with family and friends, choice of exquisite restaurants, or simply relax and soak in the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest.

Total: $90.00 $115 with board rental From $90.00 /person