SUP lessons in the Washington DC Area. Whitewater Kayaking lessons on the Potomac River. Learn from the nation’s best paddlesports instruction team to experience fun and fitness on the water!

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Water & Wine

Spend an afternoon learning to Stand Up Paddleboard and then join us to enjoy some of the region’s finest local wine as we relax at the vineyard! Full summer schedule available. Secure your spot today.

The River Teaches us...
Extreme whitewater kayaking is not for everyone! But the connection to the river shared here by Active Nature Founder, Jason Beakes, is a feeling many of us know well. Let us help you find the right level of activity you're seeking, and your own way to enjoy the river.
Team Building
The culture of paddle sports emphasizes teamwork, growing through shared experience and healthy challenge. The perfect environment to take your team to the next level.

bring home a SUP

Stand Up Paddleboard fun and fitness can be yours anytime when you purchase an Inflatable SUP from Active Nature. Enjoy the river's solitude, surf the waves, paddle with your family or race your friends. High quality, durable Stand Up Paddleboards at a great value mean that the waters are yours to explore!