Welcome to Black Dog Paddle

Richmond & Central Virginia's Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) source since 2011

Stand Up Paddleboarding also known as SUP, is the incredible combination of canoeing, kayaking and surfing. Using a canoe-like paddle and standing atop a stable and balanced long board, paddlers propel themselves through the water with smooth alternating strokes. SUP offers an alternative core workout with a cadence similar to swimming and cycling. In a short time you will become one with water; finding yourself living in the moment. Stand Up Paddleboarding offers a new perspective of our natural surroundings and an escape from your daily stress.

We offer Stand Up Paddle classes in:

  • Basic SUP
  • Splash Course
  • Whitewater SUP
  • SUP Yoga
  • Private Instruction
  • SUP Rentals Drop Off or On Water*
  • Sea Kayak Lessons
  • Kids SUP camps!
  • Eco-tours of Virginia's State Parks
  • Excursions outside of Virginia!
  • Women’s only SUP
  • Fitness classes
  • Pack Paddle Nights
  • Gift certificates
  • SUP Memberships
  • ACA Instructor Certification Courses

Our SUP locations and directions

Richmond, VA Locations
  • A - Robious Landing Park
    3800 James River Road, Midlothian, VA 23113
    Directions
  • B - Dutch Gap Location
    251 Henricus Park Rd. Chester, VA 23836
    Directions
  • C - Deep Bottom Park
    9525 Deep Bottom Road, Henrico, VA 23231
    Directions
  • SUP Rentals on Water
    Chickahominy Riverfront Park
    1350 John Tyler Highway
    Williamsburg, VA 23185
    *Part time/water rental location
    Inquire for dates and times
    Directions

Our SUP locations and directions

Charlottesville VA Locations
  • A - Chris Greene Lake
    4748 Chris Greene Lake Road, Charlottesville, VA 22911
    Directions
  • B - Walnut Creek Park
    4250 Walnut Creek Park Road, North Garden, VA 22959
    Directions

Our SUP locations and directions

Fredericksburg VA Locations
  • A - City Dock
    207 Sophia Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    Directions
  • B - Motts Run Reservoir
    6600 River Road, Spotsylvania, VA 22407
    Directions
  • C - Abel Lake
    Kellogg Mill Road, Stafford, VA 22406
    Directions

Our SUP locations and directions

Newport News, York, and Chesapeake VA Locations
  • A - Great Bridge Locks Park
    100 Locks Rd Chesapeake, VA 23322
    Directions

Our SUP locations and directions

Williamsburg and Jamestown VA Locations
  • A - Eco Discovery Park
    2054 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185
    Directions

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