Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has become a favorite river activity for anyone who wants a new and exciting way to play on the water. If you’re in or around the Roanoke area and you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of this innovative water sport, mark your calendar for Saurday, September 9. This organized introduction to SUP will begin with an on-land lesson taught by a certified paddleboard instructor followed by time in the waters of Carvins Cove Reservoir to practice and hone your paddling skills. Top off the practice sessions with a trip on the river to get a true SUP experience. This class is designated for beginners but all participants must able to swim. All equipment, gear, and instruction included. The group will meet at The Carvins Cove boat ramp at 9:30 A.M.