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Wa-ter Mon-key: one who lives an active lifestyle in and around the water; may be male, female, young, or not so young; not defined by the style with which he/she rides, but by the passion he/she has for living a water life.

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About the Water Monkey

Water Monkey is the original stand up paddle board lesson and rental company in the St. Petersburg/Tampa Bay area. Since 2009, Water Monkey has helped thousands of people get into the sport of stand up paddle boarding. We pride ourselves on safety and professionalism.

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Monkey Blog

First Friday: St. Pete Beach Stand Up Paddle Rentals & Tour

July 07, 2017 | Chase Kosterlitz

Join us this weekend in beautiful St. Pete Beach for a stand up paddle board rental, tour or lesson. The sun is warm, the water is cool and it's a perfect weekend to get on the water. Schedule online or call us to book your fun day on the water. See you soon!
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Stand Up Paddleboard in St. Pete this Memorial Day

May 22, 2017 | Chase Kosterlitz

The long anticipated kick-off to summer is just around the corner! There is no better way to enjoy the holiday weekend than with a stand up paddleboard lesson, rental or tour in St. Pete Beach. The weather has been great most of spring and summer will usher in our busy SUP rental season.  View Full Post

Warm Weather for Paddleboarding in St. Pete

April 27, 2017 | Chase Kosterlitz

Winter is far behind us and the warm paddle boarding weather is here to stay in St. Pete. Water Monkey stand up paddle board rentals, lessons and tours are in full swing and we are cruising into summer. Our stand up paddle board nature tours have been encountering a variety of wildlife each trip. Stand up paddle boarders are seeing dolphins, fish, rays, sea birds and more on our stand up paddle nature tours in beautiful Ft. Desoto Park.  View Full Post