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Tashlich 5779

During the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah) many Jews participate in a service/tradition called tashlich, which loosely translated from Hebrew means “casting off.” This is observance involves symbolically casting off the sins of the previous year by tossing pieces of bread into a body of flowing water. The service of tashlich is one of Margaret’s favorite of the year…no surprise since…

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August 7, 2018

Happy 50th Birthday, Percy Priest Lake

1968 was a good year! Our favorite lake, Percy Priest Lake, turns 50 on Friday, June 29, 2018 and we’re having a birthday party. Nashville Paddle Co. will have special discounts (book a class or rental and get 50% off your next class or rental). We’re ask 50 customers to each paddle 1 mile, for…

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June 20, 2018

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rehydrate

Thanks to a grant from the Tennessee Clean Water Network, we have a water fountain that anyone can use—park-goers or customers—any time we are open. We encourage you to bring your own refillable container to keep hydrated at the lake (it is hot in Tennessee in the summer). If you don’t have one, you can…

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June 11, 2018

Picnic & Paddle with Nashville Paddle Co.

As if our regular Sunset Social Paddles weren’t enough fun, Sara Bradley is making selected nights that much more fun. Pack your own dinner or a snack (in a waterproof bag, trust us on this) and join her for a Picnic & Paddle. You’ll SUP or kayak your way out to a pretty spot, and…

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June 10, 2018

Help NPC Keep the Lake Clean

We know one of the reasons you like to come out to paddle on Percy Priest Lake is it is scenic and serene (and with all the rain we got this spring, it is greener than ever). We want you help keeping our lake clean. Here’s the deal: Nashville Paddle Co. has a stack of river…

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May 22, 2018

WPA and SUP Yoga Certification in Nashville in 2018

Whether you want to teach SUP or SUP yoga or you just want to take your paddling to the next level, we have the programs that will stuff your brain full of info about paddle technique and water safety. You can earn your World Paddle Association Class 1 and SUP Yoga certification right here in Music…

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April 17, 2018

Cold Water Paddling Tips

Do you know the rule of 120? Add together combined air and water temperature. If the number is lower than 120 degrees, don’t paddle without a wet or dry suit. If it is less than 120 degrees, cold shock and hypothermia are risks. Right now the Percy Priest surface water temperature is 53 degrees. That’s…

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April 6, 2018

Paddling While Pregnant

When Nashville Paddle Co. SUP instructor and Hala Gear Ambassador Jacky Dustin Good posted some awesome pregnancy photos from Jennie Pyfferoen (Photography), both Jacky and the photographer got some push-back…”Is that safe?” people asked. This is a paddling blog and not medical advice, so if you have concerns about your own SUP activity while pregnant,…

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September 11, 2017

Tashlich 5778 on the Water (That’s 2017 to You and Me)

At Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) many Jews participate in tashlich, which loosely translated from Hebrew means “casting off.” This is observance involves symbolically casting off the sins of the previous year by tossing pieces of bread into a body of flowing water. The service of tashlich is one of Margaret’s favorite of the year…no surprise since it takes place on…

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August 27, 2017

VOTE: Best of Nashville

We don’t get up early and clean boards and set up gear for press coverage or awards. We do it because we love to paddle and because we want to show other people how awesome a sport SUP is (also, it is really hot if we don’t get up early to do it). That said,…

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August 12, 2017

Run, SUP & NPC

Like to run? Like to SUP? Why not try them together? Come join us for three-part Run/SUP training challenge! The first two weeks Nashville Paddle Co.’s Robbie will develop a training session designed to improve your running and SUP fitness and skill. The final session will culminate with an informal timed race/challenge at either the…

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August 7, 2017

SUP with your Pup

Does your pup love to SUP? Who can blame him? We’re inviting all well-behaved Fluffys and Fidos to come paddle on Sunday, August 20, 4 p.m. Event sponsor Mountain High Outfitters will have some cool Ruffwear swag to give away. We’ll show you some fun tricks that you can do with your dog on a paddleboard (see Jacky and…

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August 3, 2017

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