People of Colour Paddle: Bristol Taster Session


We are hosting a subsidised taster session for people of colour based in Bristol City Centre.

People of Colour Paddle is coming to Bristol! The session is organised and led by the founder Adya Misra.

We want you to have the best introduction to stand up paddleboarding, and hope that we you will continue participating in this amazing sport in future. All follow-up and advice will be managed by email so please share your email address if you haven’t already shared with the founder.

What’s included:

  • Water safety briefing
  • Paddling kneeling down
  • Paddling standing up
  • Basic paddling – forwards, backwards and turning
  • Launching safely
  • Showers and changing facilities (now reopened)
  • Top instruction from our passionate and qualified guides
  • Small group sizes (8 maximum)
  • Access to members sessions and trips

Fee: Free! We’ll charge an £8 booking fee. This is fully refundable after the session unless you feel you’re able to contribute. 
2023 Dates: Sunday 2 July, Sun 10 Sep @ 13:30 – 15:00
Duration: 1.5 hours approx
Ages: 18 +
Meeting point: The Cottage Inn, Baltic Wharf, Bristol BS1 6XG

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Additional information


1.5 hours approx

Group size

What to bring

Towel, clothes to wear on the water, dry clothing, old trainers/watershoes, suncream, drinking water

What's included

All SUP equipment, expert SUP tuition, secure storage, changing rooms.

Dates and times

Mon & Tue 11.00. Wed, Thur and Fri, 11.00, 14.00, 16.00
Mon, Tue and Thur 18.30 (18.00 in September)


These sessions are for adults only. For under 18s please book a family session or contact us about youth sessions.


You'll need to be fit to take part in moderate exercise. Our boards have a maximum weight limit of 120 kg.