Intro to Surfing Package
April - October, 7 days a week, anytime from 9:00am- 4:00pm depending on availability.
- Learn from experienced local surf instructors trained in life saving and CPR
- Surf Northern California's best beginner spots
- Combine 1 group lesson with 2 private lessons
- No experience necessary, just a desire to learn to surf and develop your skills quickly
Want the attention of a private lesson along with the camaraderie of fellow surfers?
Your surfing package is compromised of one group surfing class and two private lessons. During your two private lessons, your instructor will build on your foundation from the group class, and specially tailor your lessons to your skills and needs.
These lesson packages are specially designed for students interested in developing their surfing skills quickly. This is the perfect gift for someone looking to begin their journey into the epic world of surfing!
Equipment rental is an additional $40 for 3 hours or $50 all day, and is to be paid when checking in. Equipment rental package includes board, wetsuit and booties.
Group classes catered to teens and adults. Call Cloud 9 Living for information on kids classes.
Comprised of 1 group class lasting 1.5 hours and two private classes lasting 1 hour each.
Up to 8 surfers for the group class and one on one for the private.
Allowed, just come to the surf store with the participant. From there you will receive directions from the instructor as to which part of the beach the lesson will take place.
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the Experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
What to Wear:
Wear your bathing suit and bring a towel and change of clothes. Also, bring a wetsuit if you have one; if not, one can be provided at an additional cost.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings 7 days in advance.
Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rebooking are allowed up to 14 days prior to the Experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and rebook at least 14 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.
Will I be cold if I try surfing in the winter? And how cold does it get?
Most people are surprised by how warm they feel in the winter with a good wetsuit and boots. The water temperature doesn't change much from summer to winter. The average summer water temp is about 56-58 degrees, whereas the average winter water temp is about 53-55 degrees. The coldest it gets is about 48 degrees and that's almost always in the spring when the NW winds are the strongest. The water temperatures are usually warmest in July or August, after a long stretch of high overcast skies and glassy conditions. Summer water temps can reach 60 degrees.
Is there anything I can do to prepare for surfing?
Yes. Lie on the ground as if you were lying on a surfboard and try to jump to your feet, keeping your hands on the ground. You want your front foot to land in between your hands. Push-ups are good to build strength, and yoga is good for flexibility and body awareness.
Can I surf with contact lenses?
Yes, in fact, our instructor uses contacts every time he surfs. It would be difficult to catch waves without them. Generally, contacts are only lost when eyes are opened under water.
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