As we continue into the off-season we will be having several Newcomer Paddles to introduce and welcome new paddlers to our sport. If you are new to paddling or outrigger canoeing, we welcome you to join in at a Newcomer Paddle session and give it a try! For experience paddlers and He’e Nalu club members, this is a great opportunity to share firsthand your fun and excitement with your friends and family.

Here are the details for upcoming Newcomer Paddle session this winter season. Please share and extend our invitation:

  • When?
    • Saturday, December 9 2017, 7:00am – 9:00am
    • Saturday, January 27 2018, 7:30am – 9:30am (UPDATED!)
    • Saturday, February 24 2018, 7:00am – 9:00am (UPDATED!)
    • Saturday, March 10 2018, 7:00am – 9:00am
  • Where?
    • 101 Surf Sports, 115 3rd St., San Rafael (, map)
    • NOTE: Please park across the street in the high school parking lot, or street parking in front of 101 Surf Sports. Please do NOT park in the surf shop parking lot or on the street in front of the bait shop.
  • What to wear/bring?
    • Clothing appropriate for weather and water and sweat:
      • NO cotton. Athletic wear, quick-dry fabrics, layers and fleece ok.
      • Water shoes or booties (if you have them), or flip flops.
    • Water bottle
    • A great attitude!
  • RSVP?
    • Please contact Lisa Bell at [email protected] if you plan on coming so we can ensure seating.
  • Still not sure?
    • Check out the awesome fun we had this past season. We hope to you’ll join us in 2018!