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Hello everyone; my name is Amy & I am founder and CEO of 13725855 Canada inc. currently operating as iSUP Saugeen. As an Owen Sound, Ontario-born entrepreneur who strives to maximize community wellbeing; I am thrilled to have an opportunity to be working within Saugeen Shores and the South Bruce Peninsula!
As an outdoor enthusiast I have always been captivated by the power of nature and inspired by the benefits it can provide our health and wellness. By combining my passion for adventure with an unwavering dedication to water safety, iSUP Saugeen strives to achieve a social, economic, and environmental impact within Bruce County and beyond.
Our website serves as a hub of resources that aims to educate individuals on water safety and connects communities to a source of eco friendly adventure! iSUP Saugeen works to unite tourism with drowning prevention; As a young social enterprise specializing in Swim, SUP, and Safety; we have developed an adventure-based learning program that saves lives! Participants develop lifesaving skills, learn about Ontario’s safe boating practices, and build confidence in and around the water!
Our company values are committed to sustainable and eco-friendly recreation; providing high quality and accessible outdoor activities that are specifically designed to educate and entertain. As a dedicated water rescue technician, I am committed to updating and improving my skill set to ensure that I can effectively advocate for Ontario’s water safety needs and provide accessible and engaging learning programs that create space for adventure, facilitates individual growth, and enhances community safety.
Your safety is my top priority! From expert guidance to top-of-the-line equipment, we've got you covered! Adventure awaits; connect with nature and explore the wonders of aquatic recreation!
inflatable stand up paddle boarding (iSUP) is a watersport activity that originated from traditional practices in Hawaii, Egypt, Polynesia, South Africa and within First Nation communities across the planet. Paddle boarding combines paddling with surfing and gives participants a unique experience by allowing paddlers to look right down in
inflatable stand up paddle boarding (iSUP) is a watersport activity that originated from traditional practices in Hawaii, Egypt, Polynesia, South Africa and within First Nation communities across the planet. Paddle boarding combines paddling with surfing and gives participants a unique experience by allowing paddlers to look right down into the water.
Stand up paddle boarders stand on boards that are floating on the water and use a paddle to propel themselves through the water. Inflatable paddle boards are a light weight & portable variation of the traditional hardshell board. iSUP is a recreational thrill that can be enjoyed by individuals of any fitness level, trained athletes, travel enthusiasts, and cottagers alike. individuals of all skill levels will be thrilled by this unique and inclusive watersport activity.
iSUP Saugeen is designed to offer eco-friendly recreation and implements entertaining and educational family-friendly adventure within Grey Bruce. Our services utilize an ecotherapy approach to health and wellness; encouraging participants to connect with nature and to develop confidence in and around the water. Aquatic recreation and outdoor education offers cognitive benefits, can enhance mental and emotional wellbeing, and generates calmness, joy, and creativity! Challenge your skills on the water or indulge in a leisurely outing. iSUP is a phenomenal low-impact workout, improves balance, relieves stress, and boosts cardiovascular health. Inflatable stand up paddle boarding is a recreational joy that will delight individuals of all fitness levels!
iSUP Saugeen acknowledges that our service area extends across many First Nation Territories and Indigenous Treaty areas and proudly extends gratitude to those whose territory we reside on, work on, and are visiting. iSUP Saugeen is proud to acknowledge the traditional caretakers of this land and aims to represent acts of reconciliation, respect, and gratitude towards the traditional Knowledge Keepers and Elders, those who have come before us, and the youth that inspires us today. iSUP Saugeen celebrates the land and the benefits it provides us all.
A safe space is a place that makes everyone – regardless of diverse characteristics – feel welcome, comfortable, and safe. It is a place where one feels able to express oneself and one’s identity without fear of judgement or discrimination. A safe space provides a network of support and understanding; it ensures that each person’s self respect and dignity are protected.
iSUP Saugeen celebrates diversity by creating recreational experiences that foster mutual understanding, respect, and growth. Our services are mindful of individuality and personal needs; dedicated to accommodations, accessibility, inclusivity, and equality. We deliberately strive to implement the development of healthier, happier, more productive, and more sustainable communities; proudly working to provide individuals with a sense of both physical and psychological safety. We hope to encourage all individuals to participate and enjoy our services without fear of exclusion. We love being a part of these diverse communities!
The environment is a crucial resource for the outdoor recreation industry as it provides the natural settings and landscapes that are a primary source of entertainment.
Environmental acknowledgment refers to the recognition of the importance of environmental sustainability and the need to take action to address environmental challenges such as climate change, pollution, and resource depletion. It involves acknowledging the impact that human activities have on the natural environment and taking responsibility for reducing this impact.
Environmental acknowledgment can take many forms, including individual actions such as reducing one's carbon footprint, disposal of found pollutants, supporting environmental causes, and promoting sustainable practices that protect the environment. iSUP Saugeen believes that this is an essential component of sustainable development and the transition to a more environmentally sustainable future!
Take the Sustainable Tourism 2030 Pledge with us! iSUP Saugeen’s Eco-impact strategy is committed to conducting business using eco-friendly and sustainable practices. Firstly, within the next 2 years our surf shop aims to utilize solar power to operate tourist attractions using 100% renewable energy. Secondly, within the next 2-5 years the shop aims to source eco-friendly automotive technology that will enable us to efficiently travel while also reducing fossil fuel consumption and carbon emissions. Lastly, as a young social enterprise iSUP Saugeen continues to strive to enhance our social and environmental impact by implementing innovative strategies and eco-friendly initiatives. Since day one, our mobile surf shop prioritizes a “take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints” mindset when utilizing the environment and encourages customers to participate in local clean-up programs and environmental conservation efforts.