Surfing

Learning to Surf –

Surfing is a great way to get out and enjoy the ocean and get physically fit. California beaches have many choices and locations for places to learn how to surf. Malibu Longboards Surf School has locations in Malibu and Marina del Rey or Learn To Surf LA with location in Santa Monica, Venice, and Manhattan Beach and there are many more. Sign up for a class with instructors who are experienced and First Aid\CPR certified and can teach you about safety. Initial lessons typically start off with 15 to 20 minutes of on shore instruction before moving out to the white water for the first lesson where you will learn about water safety, etiquette, and timing. Additional lessons will improve your skills in the water by learning how to turn and paddling out.

Prices start at about $100 - $165 per lesson depending on the type of lesson: Private, group, etc. Lessons typically include soft board, wetsuit, and booties. Be sure to bring your own sunblock and water to stay hydrated.

Here are some local places in Los Angeles, Orange County where you can set up a surf lesson:

Learn To Surf LA - 310-663-2479
Malibu Longboards Surf School 310-467-6898
Surfing LA 310-663-0661
Go Surf LA 310-428-9870
Santa Monica Surf School 310-526-3346
LA Surfing Lessons 310-773-0555
Aqua Surf School 310-902-7737
Banzai Surf School 714-499-3315
Huntington Beach Surfing Lessons 714-589-2386
Paddle Board Newport Beach 949-383-4050
San Diego Surf Lessons 858-488-2685
Pacific Surf School 858-488-2685

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Learning to SUP –

Stand Up Paddle Boarding is another way to appreciate the ocean and nature while getting a great workout in through the core of your body. Initial lessons for SUP provide you with instruction on safety, getting up on the board, positioning on the board, paddle techniques, turning the board, and how to paddle out past the break. Through additional lessons, you can also learn how to take off frontside and backside and paddling on waves.

SUP lessons are about the same as Surfing lessons (around $100 and up). Lessons usually include wetsuit, stand up paddle surfboard, and paddle.

Some of the local places in Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego Counties are:

Learn To Surf LA - 310-663-2479
Malibu Longboards Surf School 310-467-6898
Go Surf LA 310-428-9870
Santa Monica Surf School 310-526-3346
Huntington Beach Surfing Lessons 714-589-2386
Paddle Board Newport Beach 949-383-4050
SUP Diego 619-206-0664
SUP Coronado 619-888-7686
San Diego Surf Lessons 858-488-2685
Pacific Surf School 858-488-2685

Places to Surf and SUP

Zuma Beach - Malibu
Malibu Surfrider Beach - Malibu
Santa Monica Beach - Santa Monica
Venice Beach - Venice
El Porto - Manhattan Beach
Hermosa Beach - Hermosa Beach
Torrance Beach \ Haggertys - Redondo Beach
Huntington State Beach - Huntington Beach
Huntington City Beach - Huntington Beach
Trestles - San Clemente
Scripps - La Jolla
Sunset Cliffs - Point Loma
Del Mar Beach - Del Mar
Pacific Beach - San Diego
Mission Beach - San Diego

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