What we offer

Pure Life Paddle Boards prides itself on being able to offer a wide range of courses, clinics and programs to meet the needs and wants of all paddle boarders. It's a lifestyle we are stoked to share. Here is a complete list and breakdown of the services we offer:

Introduction to Stand Up Paddling (SUP) – 2 hours - $65
This course introduces beginner and novice paddlers to the basics of stand-up paddling. Participants will take part in both on-water and land based components, covering topics from equipment and safety to proper paddling techniques.

Advanced SUP Skills Course – 2.5 hours - $75
This Paddle Canada certified course builds on the skills and knowledge gained in the Intro to SUP course. Participants will be introduced to paddling in more challenging conditions and to more advanced paddle boarding skills. This course gives participants the skills and knowledge to move forward within the Paddle Canada Program and take the River, Surf and Touring skills courses.

River 1 SUP Skills Course – 4+ hours - $125
This Paddle Canada certified course introduces the novice to paddling a SUP on easy (Class 1) rivers and surfing standing waves. The emphasis is on mastering the fundamentals of river paddling, along with a strong grounding in water safety and safe paddle board practices. There will be both dryland and on-water components to the course and skills will include throw bagging, reading the river, eddy turns, edging, front ferry, foot positions, and surfing.
Prerequisites:
Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater Skills course (or equivalent experience)
Must supply your own cold water gear (wetsuit or drysuit and footwear)
​Upcoming Dates: April 1st and May 6th

River 2 Skills Course – 4+ hours - $125
This Paddle Canada certified course is currently available by request. Regularly scheduled courses to come.

Touring 1 Skills Course – 8 hours - $175
This course introduces participants to paddling and navigating in a coastal environment. The emphasis is on knowledge, navigation and safety skills. The course expands on concepts introduced in the Advanced Flatwater course and applies them to a more dynamic coastal environment.
Prerequisites:
Paddle Canada Advanced Flatwater Skills course (or equivalent experience)
Must supply your own cold water gear (wetsuit or drysuit and footwear)

Touring 2 Skills Course – 2 days/1 night - $250
This Paddle Canada certified course is currently available by request. Regularly scheduled courses to come.

Surf 1 Skills Course – 4+ hours - $125
This Paddle Canada certified course is currently available by request. Regularly scheduled courses to come.

Basic and/or Advanced Instructor Trainer Course – 2 days (16+ hours) - $399
This 2 day, Paddle Canada Certification course is designed to give you the tools and training required in order for you to safely and effectively lead your own introduction to SUP and/or Advanced Flatwater skills courses. These courses are usually offered in the fall and spring seasons, but can be booked any time by companies looking for staff training.
For a complete breakdown of the Paddle Canada program, including specific criteria to be met throughout this instructor course, click HERE
Upcoming Dates: May 20th/21st

Speed and Efficiency Clinic – 3 hours - $75
With the popularity of racing (recreational or competitive) and touring growing in our area, there is a demand to learn how to paddle faster and more efficiently. These clinics will do just that! Over the three hours, we will cover the finer points of the forward stroke, breaking down the three phases of catch, pull and recover, to improve both your speed and efficiency. We will also go over some strategy, different types of starts and turning techniques. The clinic includes both dry-land and on-water components as well as video analysis of your stroke. Clinics are capped at 6 participants

Fraser Valley Rippers (FVR) Youth Development Program – seasonal
This program is designed to get more of our young people on the water and enjoying our environment. The focus of the program will be on developing proper paddling skills and techniques, water safety skills and decision making, and environmental awareness. This program runs from April through June and will have specialty skills days/clinics throughout summer and fall.

Moonlit Night Paddles – 2 hours - $40 with gear rental or $20 without gear
This experience introduces paddlers to the challenges and rewards of paddling after dusk. There is a dryland teaching component to go over the legal requirements and safety concerns for night paddling, followed by a trek out on the lake. Regularly seen wildlife includes bats and encounters with our resident beavers. Lights and glow paraphernalia are provided.

Cultus Lake SUP Series – every second Wednesday from May through August - $10 entry includes BBQ and draw prizes

Private/Group lessons/Corporate Team Building
An excellent option for so many people. Just send in a request with potential dates, group size and what you are hoping to get from the session and we will make it happen for you!

Harrison River Tour – 6-8 hours - $80
These tours occur every fall when the salmon start to run and the eagles come in to over winter. The group puts in out front of the Harrison Hot Springs Hotel and paddles over to the mouth of the Harrison River. From here, paddlers will enjoy a relaxed pace paddle down river, soaking up the sights and sounds of the Harrison. On route, you could expect to paddle over schools of spawning salmon, check out some of the river bank’s First Nation’s petroglyphs, see countless bald eagles and even run into the odd harbour seal or river otter. A catered lunch is also provided for all participants. World class wildlife viewing right at our doorstep.