Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

Flatland skimboarding and stand up paddleboarding (SUP) culture has exploded in Parksville Qualicum Beach and today the area hosts some of the biggest competitions in the country.

stand up paddleboarding

Stand-up paddleboarding can be done virtually anywhere along the shores of Parksville Qualicum Beach. Parksville Beach has long and wide tidal pools, making it ideal for skimboarding. The area's sheltered waters are perfect for stand up paddleboarding.

Visitors can rent skimboards and SUPs in the area and take camps and lessons.

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The beaches in Parksville Qualicum Beach boast vast stretches of white sand and calm waters for hours of family fun.

Outdoor Activities

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Safety First

No matter what outdoor activity you are planning, be prepared. Follow the three Ts—trip planning, training, and taking the essentials. AdventureSmart is a great resource to help you get informed before heading outdoors.

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