Frequently Asked Questions

  • HOW LONG ARE THE LESSONS?
  • All surf lessons are 2 hours start to finish.

  • DO I NEED TO BRING A TOWEL AND BATHING SUIT?
  • Yes. Please come suited in your bathing suit and have a towel on hand.

  • DO I NEED TO BE ABLE TO SWIM?
  • YES. It’s a requirement to be able to swim to be able to attend a surf lesson at Surf School Santa Cruz.

  • CAN I KEEP THE SURFBOARD AND WETSUIT AFTER MY LESSON?
  • NO. We do not allow you to keep the board and wetsuit due to regulations. But there are surf shops nearby that offer rentals.

  • IS THERE PARKING AT THE SHOP?
  • Yes but limited and we ask if you are scheduled for a group lesson to carpool to help with parking.

  • DO YOU HAVE A SHOWER?
  • We do not have a shower on offer but do have a hose you can use to rinse off.

Surf School Santa Cruz

(831) 428-3647

Two Locations

3548 Portola Dr
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
 
345 Swift St
Santa Cruz, CA 95060