Pittsburgh

Making History with Envision Blind Sports

Making History with Envision Blind Sports

SurfSUP Adventures has been working with Envision Blind Sports for a little over 3-years now, but this year marks a milestone of accomplishment.  Thanks mostly to executive director, Wendy Fagan, and the incredible volunteer network from Slippery Rock University’s, Adaptive Sports program, Envision has become the largest blind sports camp in the country.  In total, 70 visually impaired youth ages 6 to 18 participated in 20 sports over the course of the week-long program in June of 2018.

SurfSUP Adventures Named Pittsburgh's Best Outdoor Experience!

SurfSUP Adventures Named Pittsburgh's Best Outdoor Experience!

We are heading into our 8th season of providing standup paddle boarding experiences in Pittsburgh!  In that time, we’ve been honored to introduce thousands of people to standup paddleboarding (SUP), river surfing, watershed conservation, and whitewater SUP.  Our love for paddling got us started, but it’s been the people we’ve met on this journey that have truly inspired us.  You are the ones we have to thank as we celebrate being named Pittsburgh’s “Best Outdoor Experience” in 2018 by the Manual Awards!

FREE SUP and RIVER SURF EVENT

FREE SUP and RIVER SURF EVENT

The 2016 Stonycreek Rendezvous is coming soon (May 20 - 22nd)!  This is Pennsylvania's premiere adventure and whitewater festival with fun for everyone.  SurfSUP will be hosting a FREE river surfing and standup paddleboarding demo on Saturday, May 21rst.  Come enjoy the fun!!

Adventure Coaching, Massage and Paddle Board Retreat

Adventure Coaching, Massage and Paddle Board Retreat

At this full day retreat at Moraine State Park, you’ll step outside of your comfort zone and physical environment to spend the day feeling great. Sunshine, laughter, paddle boarding, yoga, and massage will get you into the physical state of feeling great. From there, I’ll coach you to figure out what’s keeping you stuck and learn how to identify and rewrite the beliefs you have about yourself and the world that limit your achievement, relationships, growth and joy.

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FREE SUP AND SURF CLINIC

FREE SUP AND SURF CLINIC

The Stonycreek Rendezvous is one of the best whitewater festivals in the country.  Held at Greenhouse Park in Johnstown, PA, you can set up your tent on the shores of the Stonycreek River and surf the park wave under the lights at night while listening to local bands and the stomping of dancing feet as the river passes by.

Top 3 locations in Pittsburgh to try SUP for the first time!

Top 3 locations in Pittsburgh to try SUP for the first time!

The city of three-rivers is paddleboard paradise, but a first-time paddler standing at Point State Park, the junction of the three major rivers, might feel differently. In the downtown areas, the rivers are wide with concrete borders that create turbulence that is uncomfortable for beginners. Additionally, commercial and recreational boating is a formidable challenge for peaceful, non-motorized water travel. So where can you go for a  safe,  friendly, and memorable first SUP session? Here are three options for you!