Where to Stand-Up Paddleboard on Long Island

Stand-up paddleboarding has been sweeping Long Island’s maritime outlets, combining healthy core workouts with beautiful scenery. As heavy influencers in the summer leisure department, the sport never fails to make daytime excursions more fun. Seven Long Island stand-up paddleboard hotspots will leave visitors feeling stronger and stress free.

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Long Island SUP, Various Locations

Most of the classes take place at Sunset Harbor Yacht Club in East Patchogue, as the flat water makes it the ideal spot to learn, but those looking for more of an adventure can partake in classes held within Fire Island, Smithtown and the Hamptons. The workout builds core and upper body strength with opportunities for SUP yoga, pilates, jousting and racing. Phone: 631-326-7926 Click to visit

JK Kayak & SUP, Various Locations

Embark on a 90-minute or 2-hour stand-up paddleboard Long Island excursion in the venue of your choice: Cold Spring Harbor, East Islip Beach or Huntington Gold Star Beach. Instructors are in attendance, equipment is included and no experience is required. Phone: 800-489-0398 Click to visit

Peconic Water Sports, Southold

Explore the beautiful waters of the Southold Bay and Hashamomuck Pond where several species of migratory hawks can be spotted. Connect with nature, improve your balance and reduce stress as the rhythm of your stroke glides through the water. Basic instruction and equipment are included in the rental. Phone: 631-680-0111 | Address: 64150 Main Rd Click to visit

Skudin Surf, Long Beach

Skudin Surf offers a range of paddle boarding experiences. Visitors can choose from flat water or ocean lessons, SUP yoga classes, full moon paddles or private group excursions. The instructors are known to bring their positive energy and love of the sea to all voyages. Phone: 516-318-3993 | Address: Long Beach Blvd Click to visit

Kostal Paddle, Port Washington/Island Park

Kostal Paddle was established by J.M. Kostallas to share his healthy lifestyle and passion for the sport. The team at Kostal Paddle works to transform participant’s physical conditions and promote a healthy lifestyle through outdoor workouts. Start your stand-up paddleboard Long Island expedition at Manorhaven Beach Park with an outlet that leads to the Manhasset Bay, once called the “shellfish garden of New York City” because of its large oyster and clam beds, or choose to paddle along the beautiful shores of Mason Beach. Port Washington: Phone: 855-567-8251 | Address: 158 Manorhaven Blvd | Island Park: Phone: 855-567-8251 | Address: 1 Beach Way Click to visit

Pontoon Paddler, Westhampton Beach

Pontoon Paddler encourages visitors to paddle along the local waters, stop off at a sandbar to have lunch and discover the beauty of the South Fork. Paddleboards can be rented for up to 24 hours and there are also extra large paddleboards that hold six to eight people available (bring your friends). Phone: 631-600-3319 | Address: 1 Library Ave Click to visit

Moku Loa Paddle Tribe, Oakdale

Situated by the Connetquot River, known for its scenic shoreline, abundant wildlife and meandering canals, visitors can participate in lessons, rentals or group outings. For those more familiar with the sport there are social paddles held every Wednesday night to meet new people and share some gorgeous sunsets. Phone: 631-403-7502 | Address: 520 Shore Dr Click to visit