MEN’S APS PADDLE CLUB MEMBERSHIP:
10 Week Session, running June, July and August. A full schedule will be released early Spring 2012.
Time: 6pm-8pm, location changes weekly but is scheduled for every Monday. You must have your own board or rent one from us (limited availability) to be able to participate.
Following is our preliminary 10-Week Calendar for 2012:
IMPORTANT: Unless noted, all club meetings will be held from 6pm (sharp) until approximately 7:30pm and will meet at 600 Laskin Road, where the Virginia Jewel used to be.
Week 1 (June 4 ) :
Kick-off! We’ll divide in to two groups—a Beginner/Refresher Group & an Advanced Paddle Technique & Stroke Group so that everyone hits the ground running.
Week 2 (June 11):
Relays & Sprint Technique, Strategy & Practice. Using Buoys set up in 2 or 3 different style race courses
Week 3 (June 18) :
Circuit Training/SUP Fitness hosted by Valiant Crossfit on the Bay off Shore Drive. Owners of Valiant Crossfit, Joe Kriz & Lou Cote, as well as guest speaker, Jennifer Watson of Fluidity Therapy will be discussing supplemental fitness, mobility, injury prevention & nutrition specific to SUP.
Week 4 (June 25) :
Race strategy based on conditions and style of race, pivot turn coaching & practice
Week 5 (July 2) :
Destination paddle to include a short (3-mile loop) and a longer (5-7 mile loop) paddle in the Lafayette River. We will be paddling by the zoo, marine terminals, navy base, Hermitage Museum & more! There will be a brief demo on windsurfing with your SUP provided by SailWet.com.
Please meet us HERE.
Week 6 (July 9) Surfing with your SUP & what SUP Gear you really need. Instruction by local pro surfer Jason Borte of The Surf School.
Week 7 (July 16) :
Yoga for Paddling with the fine folks of Hot House Yoga. Our yoga professional will focus in particular on stretches and poses you can do on the water and on your board, as well as stretching techniques for mobility & injury prevention.
Week 8 (July 23) :
Get ready to enjoy the fun of competition as Valiant Crossfit hosts their version of a SUP WOD (workout of the day) race in which you ‘compete’ in teams doing fun exercises on land and using all your new found SUP skills to complete a water circuit as well.
Week 9 (July 30) :
Surfing with your SUP Makeup Session with Jason Borte from The Surf School.
Please meet us at 60th street in the Northend at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
Week 10 (August 6) :
Boys vs. Girls Competition for bragging rights and some cool prizes. We’ll finish up our ten weeks with a potluck on the beach (bring the family) and some great prizes.
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In an effort to keep the integrity of the learning structure for the 2012 APS season, BEGINNER CLASSES will NOT be offered at scheduled APS Paddle Club meetings (BOOBS & Gentlemen’s Club). If you have never SUP’ed before and would like to attend any of our scheduled club days beyond our first week, please see our lesson calendar and schedule your beginner lesson with us ahead of time.