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Halloween SUP and Kayak Costume Paddle 2016

Halloween Paddle, 2015 We loved dressing up for last week’s Cumberland River Dragon Boat Festival so much we’ve put our next costume paddle on the schedule. It’s our annual Halloween Kayak and SUP Costume Paddle on Saturday, Oct. 29, 10 a.m. This year, we’re offering it in conjunction with our friends at Cumberland Kayak Urban Adventure and River Queen…

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September 19, 2016

Report from Outdoor Retailer

Margaret spent last week in Salt Lake City, for the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market. This is the industry’s largest trade show, and she spent the days soaking up all sorts of information about programs, camps, classes and more that we can tailor for Nashville waterways and add to our offerings in 2017. She also got…

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August 9, 2016

Get Certified!

Ready to learn more about paddle technique and water safety? Want to take the next step toward teaching SUP yoga or other SUP classes on the water? You’re in luck! You can earn your World Paddle Association Class 1 and SUP Yoga certification right in Music City! Nashville Paddle Co.’s new-and-improved two-day certification and training program. Registration is…

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August 8, 2016


Do you break stuff? We do. The long list of things we have broken this season includes: Walkie Talkies (3) Binoculars (1) Tents  (3) Watches (7) You name it, we’ve broken it. That’s why we carry and sell a lot of products that are unlikely to break and/or reduce damage to your other stuff. We love…

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August 2, 2016

Used Board Sale

We’re clearing out lots of our gently used and demo boards in order to make room for new boards that are on the way. Take advantage of our great deals and get a SUP to call your own. Then, you can come to race league, SUP yoga and social paddles for low BYOB prices. These are…

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July 15, 2016

Get Your WOD on the Water

Have you wondered about our Fitness Onboard classes? Personal trainer, Holly Myers, owner of Team Kale Wellness teaches these 60-minutes classes Tuesday nights at 6pm and Friday mornings at 9am. Here’s what she has to say about them: Increase your core strength and feel your stabilizer muscles kick in. If you haven’t been on a paddleboard and felt the strange feeling of…

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July 6, 2016

New Hour-and-a-Half Rentals

Starting Tuesday, July 5 we’re making some tweaks to our summer SUP and kayak rental schedule. We’ll be offering 60-minute rentals ($20) and 90-minute rentals ($30), with an additional $5 walkup fee. We will no longer be offering 2-hour rentals, as we want to make sure that there is plenty of time for everyone to…

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June 27, 2016

What Do You Want from your Parks?

This is an exciting time to be a Nashvillian! Lots of growth (and, yes, lots of traffic). As the city plans for more people and more programs, we can have a voice in what our Metro Parks will look like in years to come. Complete this online Plan to Play survey and let the Parks…

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June 14, 2016

Water Levels on Percy Priest Lake

No. It is not your imagination. Water levels at the lake are lower than usual. According to the U.S. Army Corps, Nashville District, due to lack of substantial rainfall in the past months, much of the Cumberland River Basin including the Stones River Watershed in the J. Percy Priest Lake’s elevation is approximately three feet…

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May 24, 2016

Share the River

One of the great things about the Cumberland River is that it is a working river. We see barges and pleasure boats and paddlers and JetSkis every day. But that also means there are risks. The Cumberland River Compact and Ingram Barge Company invited us to join a group of local outfitters on a barge ride today…

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April 30, 2016

Up Your SUP at Westy’s Skills Clinics

YOLO Board Team Rider Westy is back and faster than ever. And he wants you to be, too. Westy is coming to Nashville Paddle Co., Music City’s YOLO dealer, to offer two great clinics. A former race director of Key West Paddleboard Classic and owner of Chicago Paddle Co., Michael Westenberger (a.k.a. Westy) is an…

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April 26, 2016

Paddle By Moonlight

It is almost that time of the year! Our 2016 popular full moon paddles are now on the calendar: May 21, June 19, July 20, Aug. 18 and Sept. 16. This year we have kayaks as well as paddleboards for rent (during the day as well as for the monthly full moon paddles). We’re working on…

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April 20, 2016