Kayak Connection Kayak Connection offers a wide variety of stand up paddling classes for all ability levels at both our Santa Cruz and Elkhorn Slough locations. Whether it's your first time on an SUP or you're looking to increase your skills, we have the class for you. Let our enthusiastic, professional instructors guide you through paddle strokes, balance, and improving your core strength. Then, increase your expertise by learning how to paddle in the ocean or take a surf class and hit the waves.Kayak Connection Santa Cruz Harbor 413 Lake Avenue #3 Santa Cruz, CA 95062 phone: 831-479-1121 and Elkhorn Slough 2370 Highway 1 Moss Landing, CA 95039 phone: 831-724-5692
Santa Cruz Stand-Up Paddleboard Company In every event that we've organized for kids (the most recent for the Capitola Jr Guards), it has turned out to be a unique and memorable occasion for all. If you are looking for something different for your next birthday party, then try an activity that everyone in the family, along with your friends can participate in and is fun for all ... Stand up paddle boarding is a sport that goes beyond just riding the waves, it's an ideal sport to learn on flat bodies of water and incorporates a fun workout with the sensation of walking on water. Utilizing a stand up board and paddle, Stand up Paddle Boarding will show you the benefits of building strength through balance and resistance, as well as how stand up paddling burns calories. A total core and cardiovascular workout, either on a lake for a flat water workout or on the ocean riding waves in the surf, stand up paddling works your entire body and mind. What other form of fitness can you do where you get a workout from your “toes to your temples” along with enjoying the surrounding scenery and the Peace of Gliding across the water? Call us now to organize your kids' next party! Neil Pearlberg, 831-818-7225.
Club-Ed Surf School and Camps, 831-459-9283
Richard Schmidt School of Surfing831-423-0928. Richard says that if you can swim, you can surf! He guarantees it! Rates are on his web site. Summer camp is also available.
Surfboard Shops and Rentals
Arrow Surf and Sport, 312 Capitola Avenue, 475-8960 and 2322 Mission Street, 423-8286
Play It Again Sports,new and used skateboards, 4770 Soquel Drive, Soquel, 831-475-1988
Swimming Pools, Clubs and Lessons
Adventure Sports, small group lessons, 303 Portreo Street, #15, SC in the Sash Mill, 831-458-3648 www.asudoit.com
FREE swim lessons will be offered every first Saturday of each month through the summer and to celebrate the school's 15th anniversary, first time registrants receive $15.00 off swim lessons on these "Free Lesson Saturdays 2014." 476-7946, www.seahorseswimschool.com
Seascape Sports Club,has a versatile swim center with a with a 25-yard junior Olympic-size lap pool that is heated year-round; a 20' x 20' deep water exercise / recreation area; a junior pool with a Raindrop waterfall; and an oversized outdoor Jacuzzi. From Junior Swim Team to Aqua Aerobics to Master Swim, we offer a variety of classes to choose from. Our swim director is Tiffany Harmon. Private junior and adult swim lessons and group clinics are available year-round to members and non-members. 1505 Seascape Blvd, Aptos, 831.668.1993 X16
Simpkins Family Swim Center,has a shallow water warm pool, a 50-meter lap pool, and a 150-foot water slide at 979 17th Avenue in Live Oak, 454-7946, or 479-4673 also features the Riptides Swim Team, 420-6140