Paddleboard & Ukulele
Lessons on the Water

We'll teach you everything you need to know!!

What to Expect

Sunset Paddle & Strum Details

Sunset Paddle and Strum Classes are typically held in the evenings with a start time 2 hours before sunset.  This allows for 1 hour of paddling and 1 hour of music!

Below is the description of classes offered in the summer of 2018 at Union Reservoir in Longmont, CO: 

June 21

July 19

August 2, 16, and 30

  • 5:45-6:00 Check-in at Rocky Mountain Paddleboard (RMP) and get the gear (Paddleboard, Paddle, PFD)
  • 6:00-6:15 Paddleboard Basics will be taught by RMP instructors 
  • 6:15-6:45 Participants are free to paddle out and around Union Reservoir until we meet up in a shallow area near shoreline where Jodie Lee will circle everyone up to play ukuleles.
  • 6:45-7:15 Jodie will teach the basics for how to hold a ukulele and have you playing a few chords like a pro in about 10 minutes time!  You'll learn to play a whole song using a few chords!
  • 7:15-7:30 Jodie will teach a second song with the same simple chords.
  • 7:30-7:45 We all rock out with our 2-song repertoire as the sun begins to set behind the Rockies.
  • 7:45-8:00 Everyone's free to paddle around and ponder the great questions like - Why am I living my life without ukulele? Why do I love this instrument so much when we’ve only just met?  How much did she say this adorable 4-stringed wonder costs?
  • 8:00-8:15 Return paddleboards to RMP and depart with so much aloha in our hearts.

Check out our FAQs if you've got questions!


The good people at Rocky Mountain Paddleboard strive to give you an unbeatable experience on the water and they offer only the best boards and equipment.

Please bring sunscreen, water and a towel – they’ll take care of the rest!

They'll have you out on the water and enjoying the mountain views within 5 minutes of showing up.


We're extremely fortunate to have an independent instrument shop in the heart of Longmont sponsoring Sunset Paddle & Strum and keeping his shelves stocked with 


Kala Waterman Soprano Ukuleles!

Larry's Guitar Shop offers a wide range of instruments, offers repairs and lessons and hosts exclusive concerts showcasing a wide array of talented musicians and Larry's one of the nicest people you'll ever meet!

Your Guide

Jodie Lee

is an adventurous sort who loves to hybridize activities. Paddleboarding and Strumming Ukulele is just about the funnest thing she has ever done and she can't WAIT to share it with you!!!

Testimonials & Notable Quotes

Bob Newhall

"Jodie's my wife.  I do everything she tells me to do...'cause it's always awesome!"

Jodie W. Lee

"If a crazy old man like me can stand up on a paddleboard, so can you!"

Jake Shimabukuro

"The ukulele is the instrument of peace."

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Paddle and Strum

(303) 453-9363