• GIRLS ON BOARDS

    A non-profit organization empowering girls and women to love their bodies, trust their core and lead the way.

     

    Sponsored Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experiences for Girls 8-18.

    ***NEW! Girls on SKATEBOARDS PROGRAM - KENTVILLE***

    Guided Body Positive Women's SUP Adventures.

    All-Gender Group SUP Tours and Private Events.

     

  • OUR MISSION

     

    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 and snowboarding trips (*new!*) for teen girls.

     

    We also offer SUP adventure trips for everyone. Every Stand Up Paddle Boarding Adventure sponsors a teen retreat!

     

    Have Fun + Pay it Forward

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  • SUP Trips, Rentals and Events We Offer

    We create empowerment through adventures and courage through embodiment experiences.

    BOOK NOW

    4-Day Youth Paddle Boarding Skills Camp

    A fun opportunity for youth to learn basic SUP skills + safety, gain confidence, swim, and have fun! *COVID-19 protocols.

    Is your youth looking for something fun + new to do this summer? Our 3-hour day camps are sure to check the box!

    Tuesday, July 28 to Friday, July 31. 9am - 12pm each day.*

    Open to all youth AGES 8-12. Price: $160.

    *In the case of a thunderstorm, we may try to push those hours back.

    Paddy's Island SUP Tours

    Ever wanted to paddle on the ocean, along beautiful Nova Scotia coastline, with supportive and empowering group?

    Join us for a 2 hour paddle at Paddy's Island through the arches at the top of high tide! Launching from the Pereau Boat Lunch in Canning, NS, this tour is one to remember. Groups of 12.

    Price: Regular ticket $75 / Bring Your Own Board ticket $45

    Mother-Daughter Paddle Boarding Sessions

    Create memories of learning together, build a future of outdoor adventures, share a love for playing outside!

    Join us at the beautiful Lumsden Pond Provincial Park for an empowering experience together on the water. 1.5 hours.

    Price: Mother/daughter combo ticket + rental $70 / Another daughter ticket $25

    Group Stand Up Paddle Boarding Tours

    A guided paddle of the beautiful Lumsden Pond Provincial Park, every Thursday evening!

    Thursday evenings, 6:30-8pm. Groups of 6 ($180) or 12 ($360).

    Sunset Stand Up Paddle Boarding Tours

    A guided paddle of the beautiful Lumsden Pond Provincial Park at sunset on Friday evenings!

    Come enjoy the sunset while on the beautiful water of Lumsden Pond! We'll cover basic SUP skills and make sure everyone is comfortable on the water. Plan for open conversations, beautiful scenery, a little yoga or a swim too!​ Fridays, 7:45-9pm*

    Price: $30.

    *Time may vary throughout the summer.

    SUP Yoga!

    Wednesday evening yoga on the water.

    Come enjoy the beautiful Lumsden Pond while being guided through a yoga session by Jasmine Lockhart, certified SUP and Yoga Instructor. Wednesdays, 7-8:15pm.

    Price: Regular ticket w/ rental $30 / Bring your own board $12.

    Sponsored SUP Paddles - Girls 8-12

    Our signature event!

    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.

    Sponsored SUP Paddles - Girls 13-18

    Our signature event!

    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.

    SUP Rentals (Hourly) - Lumsden Pond Hub

    $15/hour (pre-tax)

    Rent a Stand Up Paddle Board right at the edge of the water, on a beautiful summer day, glide around Lumsdens Pond Provincial Park. All equipment and safety gear provided as well as short on-shore lesson.

    By the hour. Must be kept on this lake.

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  • JOIN OUR LEADERS TEAM

    WE NEED INSPIRING WOMEN TO BECOME SUP RETREAT LEADERS!
     
    • Do you have a deep passion for empowering girls to love their bodies and lead the way?
    • Do your toes get all tingly when you think of stand up paddle boarding?
    • 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 trips and lead empowering conversations with teen girls sound to you?
     
    If you're interested, please take a minute to fill out this application. We're opening our team to leaders in Canada at this time, but if you're in another country, please apply and that will help us grow where we are needed!

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    Help Girls on Boards sponsor more teen SUP trips.

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

     

  • TEEN SUP RETREATS

    We offer sponsored 3-hour standup paddle boarding experiences for groups of up to 12 teen girls.

     

    These retreats are for all levels, no SUP experience needed although you are required to have the ability to swim.

     

    We aren't just going to be paddle boarding, we're going to be talking about confidence, body love and following your dreams

     

    Sound Interesting? Fill out a quick application!

     

    *Currently, we're only offering trips in Nova Scotia Canada but if you don't live in these areas, please send an application in as we will be offering retreats where there is the most interest.

  • PRIVATE SUP TOURS

    All our private tours help sponsor the costs of our Girls on Boards Sponsored teen tours!

     

    Enjoy a fun, connecting 3hr Stand Up Paddle Boarding excursion & Support a Great Cause.

     

    Our Stand Up Paddle Boarding excursions have space for up to 6/12 people, a private/corporate event includes providing all boards and safety equipment, PFD's and a trained SUP guide. In addition we can offer an intro to SUP yoga, sunset tours or a beach bonfire to round out your evening.

     

    Send an inquiry here to find out more.

  • Paddle Experiences For Everyone!

    Learn about our paddling trips and adventures.

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