About Riverbound Sports Paddle Company

Riverbound Sports Paddle Company shop and rental paddle center is Arizona’s largest specialty kayak and paddleboard shop.  Providing the best customer service and largest selection of high-quality stand up paddleboards, kayaks, paddles, accessories and life-style merchandise. The knowledgeable staff help paddlers find the best gear based on customer’s needs and makes the entire experience fun and educational. Offering a vast range of SUPs for all uses from recreation, touring, fishing, rivers and racing, and construction from inflatables (iSUP), epoxy-fiberglass to carbon fiber, customers can be sure they will paddle away with only the best! The full-service shop offers the best paddleboard and kayak rentals too. Their rental program is seamless, again educating paddlers on equipment, best locations to paddle, and best safety practices to create amazing experiences on Arizona lakes and rivers. The owners and staff are active paddlers that enjoy racing, touring and exploring, and spending as much time on the water as possible. 

Accomplishments and Awards 

TripAdvisor Awards

TripAdvisor service of excellence 2017, 2018 and 2019. Awarded Travelers’ Choice 2020, 2021 and 2022. Making Riverbound Sports one of TripAdvisor’s top 10% attractions in the world. 

SUPConnect Magazine Shop of the Year

SUP Connect Magazine Shop of the Year. Riverbound Sports in Tempe, Arizona.

Nominated SUP Shop of the Year by SUPConnect Magazine in 2018 and 2019. Awarded winner of 2020 “Shop of the Year”.

The Highest Rated Phoenix Area Reviewed Paddle Shop

Hundreds of 5-Star rated reviews on Google, Yelp and TripAdvisor.

Valued – countless referrals from happy customers.

About the owners.

In 2013, when Corey and Teri started their quest to be the best in its class, the importance of providing quality products and services takes time and dedication. To add the best value, their investment in education and industry involvement proved to be the foundation of their business model. Gaining certifications in paddleboard instruction was just the beginning. Active industry involvement was next. Teri received multiple certifications through the American Canoe Association (ACA SUP Level 2), World Paddle Association and PaddleFit. She is also an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Women’s Fitness Specialist, and Weight Loss Specialist. Riverbound Sports has been an active member of the Stand Up Paddleboard Industry Association (SUPIA) since 2014 and an active Board Member serving on the Board of Directors for the past two years. Giving back to the community.

Teri on her SIC RS at the Hano Hano in San Diego

Blue and white ACA logo
WPA, World Paddle Association black and blue logo
PaddleFit Core logo
NASM, National Academy of Sports Medicine in blue and white
Stand Up Paddle Industry Association Logo in blue and green.

What’s next?

Come see them at the shop and sign up for the newsletter to check out any cool events or learn about new products. Join one of the paddle events, meet-up groups or any of the SUP Fitness classes held throughout the valley. Did you know they offer corporate events, team-building and custom trips? Let them help you create your own group event at one of the many surrounding desert lakes and rivers. As a Tonto National Park outfitter, they offer a variety of paddling events and memorable experiences at Saguaro Lake, Canyon Lake, Apache Lake and the Salt River.  Riverbound’s shop is conveniently located in Tempe near the Price 101 and Red Mountain 202 freeways. For more information on best gear, paddle events and meet-ups, lessons and rentals, visit the shop or visit the website!