Jacksonville’s oldest and most experienced
professional outdoor instruction and guided business.

Black Creek Guides offers Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, and SUP Yoga classes located on the 22-acre lake behind our store.

Our outgoing and knowledgeable staff offers over 100 years of combined teaching and guiding experience and are ready to coach you or your loved ones at your convenience. Black Creek’s certified SUP instructors are among the best on the East Coast and have helped to develop SUP curriculums that other instructors and schools use across the country.

We can accommodate any special requests and can come to your location for your paddling needs. Our passion is the outdoors and the water and sharing its joy for all ages and skill levels!




Learn about stand up paddle boarding and paddle stroke techniques in one of our fun group classes or a private lesson to improve your experience and to get out there walking on water!


Experience yoga from a floating mat and surround yourself with nature on a stand up paddle board. Group classes are designed for all skill levels while increasing flexibility and improving balance on the water.


Learn about kayak paddle stroke techniques to improve your on water experience. Become more proficient and comfortable in a kayak at one of our group classes or a private lesson designed for all skill levels.