Stand-Up Paddleboarding Reaches New Heights at Big Bear Lake Marina

Top Quote May marks the opening for the Babes on Boards SUP Club (BOBs) at Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina. Known in Big Bear as the place for stand-up paddle boarding, women gather weekly for a potluck and fun on the lake. This year members and visitors can enjoy the sport through new additions such as a SUP midweek seasonal pass, paddle fit classes, SUP lessons and specialty clinics. End Quote
  • Riverside-San Bernardino, CA (1888PressRelease) May 01, 2014 - Sunny weather and sweltering heat has Southern California natives and visitors driving to get away for it all in Big Bear Lake, California. It is there where they can find cooler temperatures and water sport fun.

    Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina is hosting the popular women's stand-up paddleboard club (SUP) beginning Thursday, May 1st at 5:30pm. The SUP club know as BOBs (Babes On Boards) welcomes females from 10 years of age up. The Babes meet weekly through October.

    Big Bear Lake is located in the San Bernardino Mountains at an elevation of 6,750 feet and is easily accessible from Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. Popular lake sports include stand-up paddle boarding (SUPing), kayaking and canoeing, lake boat fishing, water skiing, wake boarding and annual events on the lake include a number of fishing tournaments and a paddle fest.

    Captain Serena Saunders said, "The popular Babes on Boards is a great way to make friends and get out on a paddleboard for some fun. We enjoy getting people out on Big Bear Lake and want to take the sport to new heights. This year our certified trainer has not only scheduled SUP lessons for beginners, intermediate, and advanced paddleboarders, but also put together some amazing paddle fit classes and a mid-summer intensive SUP clinic for anyone who wants to become more skilled in this water sport."

    Known simply as BOBs, the Babes on Boards is an opportunity for women to learn from women about how to stand-up paddle board in a casual atmosphere. Women of all ages gather weekly for a lakeside potluck and take turns learning the sport. Captain John's also now offers a midweek season pass for those whose goal is to get into the SUP sport more frequently.

    Big Bear Lake is open seven days a week and it is a short scenic drive from Los Angeles and surrounding areas. For more information about BOBs or Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina call (909) 366-5109 or visit

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