-Each year Paros is the meeting place for those who love water sports, choosing those beaches where there is strong and constant wind. These meetings have become international, as the name of Paros is continually heard in the surfing communities.
Pounta beach on the strait to Antiparos is an ideal place for surfing and it is now included in the best beaches for Kite surfing.
The lovers of water sports also choose the beaches of Chrysi Akti, Nea Chrysi Akti, Santa Maria (mostly for scuba diving and pedal boat/canoe) and Tsoukalia.
-A wind surfing championship is organized on the beach of Chrysi Akti on the eastern side of the island and a kite surfing championship on the beach of Pounta, on the western side across Antiparos.
-The Pan-Hellenic Wakeboard Championship is organized on the beach of Ai Giannis, by the Hellenic Water Ski Federation and the Association of Water Ski of Paros Island.
-You can go diving on Chrysi Akti.
-There are schools for windsurf learning and equipment rental. There is the possibility of wakeboard and diving equipment rental.