• GIRLS ON BOARDS

    A REGISTERED NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION EMPOWERING GIRLS AND WOMEN TO LOVE THEIR BODIES, TRUST THEIR CORE AND FEEL THEIR POWER USING IMMERSIVE RECREATION EXPERIENCES AND VULNERABLE CONVERSATIONS.

     

    Sponsored Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Skateboarding, Surfing & Snowboarding Experiences for Youth ages 8-18.

     

    All of our youth events are funded by our "Pay-it-Forward" SUP Tours & Lessons open to the public. Thanks for your support!

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  • PROGRAMS & EVENTS ON OFFER

    We aim to create empowerment through adventures and courage through embodiment experiences.

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    Halifax NorthWest Arm Stand Up Paddleboarding

    Thursday evenings this summer!

    STAY TUNED FOR SUMMER 2024 DATES

    Join us for a beautiful 2 hour paddle along Halifax's Northwest Arm.

    Departure from Saint Mary's Boat Club.

    No previous SUP experience is necessary! All equipment included, you just have to show up! We'll catch beautiful golden hour & sunset light, and learn lots from our Paddle Canada certified SUP Instructors.

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    Learn-to-Skateboard Sessions

    A fun opportunity for youth to learn basic skate skills + safety, and gain confidence!

    STAY TUNED FOR MORE 2024 DATES

    All necessary equipment can be provided, all you have to do is show up!

    Wear flat-soled shoes, if possible!

    Girls/youth ages 8+

    Reach out for private session bookings!

    Programs can run indoors, in skateparks, or in tennis courts/large flat paved areas.

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    Bring Your Own Board (BYOB) HRM Paddles

    Friday evenings + Sunday mornings. Various HRM locations.

    STAY TUNED FOR DATES & LOCATION DETAILS

    Fun, easy-going SUP sessinos led by Girls on Boards Instructor Sam. For anyone with a SUP looking for community, help with technique, or general confidence out on the water, these are the paddles for you! For anyones ages 8+

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    Sponsored SUP Paddles - Girls 8-12

    Our signature event!

    STAY TUNED FOR 2024 DATES

    A Body Positive Sponsored Stand Up Paddle Boarding Empowerment event for Girls. 1.5 hours, includes Basic SUP Skills instruction, paddling on the lake, group discussions and time for play.

    No previous SUP experience necessary!

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    Sponsored SUP Paddles - Girls 13-18

    Our signature event!

    STAY TUNED FOR 2024 DATES

    A Body Positive Sponsored Stand Up Paddle Boarding Empowerment event for Girls. 2 hours, includes Basic SUP Skills instruction, paddling on the lake, group discussions and time for play.

    No previous SUP experience necessary!

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    Learn-to-Surf Sessions - Free!

    Proudly made possible by funding from Jumpstart & in partnership with East Coast Surf School

    A 1 hour surf lesson with instructors from East Coast Surf School at Lawrencetown Beach + Girls on Boards support!

    Wetsuit and board rental included and can be kept for the day post-lesson!

    No previous surf experience necessary.

  • OUR MISSION

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    EMPOWERING GIRLS AND WOMEN TO LOVE THEIR BODIES, TRUST THEIR CORE

    AND LEAD THE WAY.

     

    We currently offer sponsored body positive stand up paddle boarding, skateboarding and snowboarding trips for female identifying youth ages 8-18.

     

     

     

    Have Fun + Pay it Forward

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    Help Girls on Boards sponsor more youth SUP trips.

     

    Your donations go directly to costs associated with our teen programs. Every dollar counts!

  • JOIN OUR LEADERS TEAM

    WE NEED INSPIRED WOMEN TO BECOME GIRLS ON BOARDS LEADERS!

     

    • Do you have a deep passion for empowering girls to love their bodies and lead the way?
    • Have you had your own journey in learning to love your body and choose yourself and now you're ready to share it?
    • How does joining a team of women, becoming certified to guide stand up paddle boarding, surf, snowboard, and/or skateboard sessions and lead empowering conversations with youth sound to you?

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  • GOT QUESTIONS?

    WE'VE GOT ANSWERS.

    MAIN OFFICE - HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA
    6138542266
  • Our Sponsors

    Shoutout to the great organizations that help us make things happen!

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  • LET'S MAKE A DIFFERENCE!