From skim boarding along the ocean wash to stand-up paddle boarding within the marshy tidal creeks, Ocean Island Beach visitors of all ages will find a number of ways to enjoy the miles of surrounding waters with a visit to Lola's Olas. Specializing in stand-up paddle lessons and skim lessons for newcomers and experts of all skill levels, this friendly yet professional watersports company will have students cruising along the blue waters in no time.

Lessons for both skim boarding and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) are available year-round for both smaller groups and private individuals. The focus of the training is to help the new student garner confidence, learn the basics, obtain an essential amount of safety information, and most important, have fun while picking up a new skill that will last well after a vacation is over. Suitable for all ages, beginners can enjoy an easy-going SUP lesson that veers through some of Ocean Isle Beach’s calmer, Intracoastal Waterway bordering regions, while more advanced paddlers can take to the waves with a thrilling SUP in the surf tutorial. No matter how you choose to ride, expect to be wowed by the open water views in every direction, and the newfound ability to explore the Cape Fear region in style.