Surf Lessons in Los Angeles, California

Make learning to surf easy with a beginner group or private surf lesson at some of the best beaches in Los Angeles.

Below is a list of the best surf schools and camps in California including Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica Venice in Los Angeles (LA) County.

EPIC Surf Lessons & Tours

We offer everything that’s needed to learn to surf - wetsuits, surfboards (padded beginner boards), sunblock, water bottles, and transportation (if needed), are all provided. We offer our lessons at multiple beaches and come to you free of charge.


Beverly Hills, California

https://www.facebook.com/EPIC-Surf-Lessons-Tours-1784868851726181/
http://epicsurfadventures.com/

Hours: 7AM - 7PM
Phone: 310-601-0669
Email: epicsurfla@gmail.com

Wavehuggers

Wavehuggers is on a mission to inform people about the many threats to the ocean. In addition, we we want to teach people how to surf with proper etiquette and feel safe in the ocean.

621 W Rosecrans Ave #204
Gardena, California 90248

https://www.facebook.com/wavehuggers
https://wavehuggers.com/

Hours:
Phone: 310-910-9099
Email: info@wavehuggers.com

Malibu LongBoards Surf School

Get an understanding of basic surf techniques so you can safely practie surfing on your own.

2461 Pacific Coast Hwy
Hermosa Beach, California 90254

https://www.facebook.com/malibulongboards
https://www.malibulongboards.com/

Hours: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Phone: 310-467-6898
Email: malibulongboards@aol.com

Aloha Brothers Surf Lessons

An international group of surf fanatics sharing their love of surfing worldwide. We offer everything from lessons, coaching, and training to guided surf-camping trips.

13211 W Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90066

https://www.facebook.com/AlohaBrothersSurfLessons/
http://www.alohabrothers.surf/

Hours: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: (323) 316-8108
Email: nickfowler9@gmail.com

Chica Surf Adventures

Our goal is to make sure you leave your surf lesson feeling refreshed, full of life and renewed so you can be the best you. And hopefully, with a new passion for surfing and the ocean.

1901 Granville Ave
Los Angeles, California 90025

https://www.facebook.com/ChicaSurfAdventures
https://www.chicasurfadventures.com/

Hours: 8AM - 5PM
Phone: 310-614-0159
Email: chicasurfadventures@gmail.com

Eat Sleep Surf

We’re a Los Angeles surf school and guide service dedicated to giving you a one of a kind surf experience. With Eat Sleep Surf, not only will you learn how to surf, you will experience the SoCal surfing lifestyle just like a local!


Los Angeles, California

https://www.facebook.com/eatsleepsurfla/?ref=hl
http://www.eat-sleep-surf.com/

Hours: 7AM - 7PM
Phone: 424-835-1079
Email: quinn@eat-sleep-surf.com

Golden Wave Surf School

Golden Wave Surf School offers a variety of surf lessons, surf rent, surf tips, surf camps and group surf trips. We offer you an UNFORGETTABLE experience that you will remember for a lifetime! Learn to surf in the warm, easy waters . We’ve been teaching surf lessons for decades and there is no other surf school on LA that will deliver the quality of instruction, knowledge of the ocean. We know the water better than anybody, love teaching surf lessons and do it all to see you experience the thrill and pure joy of riding your first waves. All of these beginner lessons are perfect if this will be your first time surfing or are learning to catch waves on your own.

10960 Palms Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90034

https://www.facebook.com/GoldenWaveSurfSchool/
http://goldenwavesurfschool.com/

Hours: 7AM - 8:30PM
Phone: 424-217-0734
Email: gwsurfschool@gmail.com

Malibu Surf Coach

A surf school providing quality surf lessons throughout Los Angeles. Taught by Malibu High Surf Coach.

29130 Cliffside Dr
Malibu, California 90265

https://www.facebook.com/malibusurfcoach/
http://www.malibusurfcoach.com/

Hours: 7AM - 7PM
Phone: 424-781-7174
Email: malibusurfcoach@yahoo.com

El Porto Surf School

Surf lessons and instruction in Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles. Lessons include: private surf lessons, group surf lessons, corporate surf lessons and summer surf camps.

1222 21st St
Manhattan Beach, California 90266

https://www.facebook.com/El-Porto-Surf-School-318295872128/
http://www.elportosurfschool.com

Hours: 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Phone: 310-928-7873
Email: info@BeachSports.org

Campsurf

Our goal at Campsurf is to make surfing accessible, fun, and safe for people of all ages with the desire to ride waves.

4500 The Strand
Manhattan Beach, California 90266

https://www.facebook.com/Campsurf
https://campsurf.com/

Hours: 8:00 AM - 7:45 PM
Phone: 310-985-4577
Email: info@campsurf.com

One Wave Surf School

One Wave Surf provides several different surg learning programs for individuals and small groups, depending on surf conditions. Various locations are available.

El Porto Beach Parking Lot
Manhattan Beach, California 90266

https://www.facebook.com/OneWaveSurf
http://www.onewavesurf.com/

Hours: 7AM - 6PM
Phone: 323-521-9283
Email: onewavesurfshack@gmail.com

Fun Surf LA

The goal of Fun Surf LA is for you to have an excellent experience surfing whether it's the introduction of your first time trying surfing or you are trying to advance your skills.

Venice Fishing Pier
Marina Del Rey, California 90292

https://www.facebook.com/funsurfla
https://funsurfla.com/

Hours: 8AM - 5PM
Phone: 10-466-8659
Email: wave@funsurfla.com

Aqua Surf School

Our core values and goals are to create quality surf instruction and environmental awareness throughout the world with surf camps, surf lessons, and corporate team building events. We seek to keep surfing safe and fun for everyone in the water. Aqua Surf lends a helping hand whenever we can, and strives to create positive experiences, friendships and memories that will last forever.

2701 Barnard Way
Santa Monica, California 90405

https://www.facebook.com/aquasurfschool/
https://www.aquasurf.com/

Hours: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Phone: 310-902-7737
Email: info@aquasurf.com

Star-Surf

We provide our customers with private and semi-private surf lessons as well as year-rould surfboard and wetsuit rentals.

2600 Barnard Way
Santa Monica, California 90405

https://www.facebook.com/Star-Surf-494995980564334/
http://www.star-surf.com/

Hours: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Phone: 818-421-3481
Email: curtis@star-surf.com

Go Surf LA

GO Surf LA is a permitted and insured Santa Monica based surf and stand up paddle school. Wetsuit and board included in your lesson.We're dedicated to spreading positive energy and stylish beach apparel around the world, one city at a time.

2030 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, California 90405

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rockashaka/149702511741764
https://www.gosurfla.com/

Hours:
Phone: 310-428-9870
Email: info@rockashaka.com

Zuma Surf & Swim Training

Surf lessons and ocean swim training in Malibu, Santa Monica and Venice, California.

3400 Barnard Way
Santa Monica, California 90405

https://www.facebook.com/ZumaSurfandSwimTraining/
http://www.zumasurfandswim.com

Hours: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Phone: 310-455-6900
Email: jackie@zsstraining.com

Perfect Day Surf Camp

Quiksilver and Roxy Surf & Beach Camps, SUP & Surf lessons in Los Angeles and South Bay areas. Lessons available in Santa Monica, Redondo Beach, Venice, Manhattan Beach, Torrance.

530 Pacific Coast Hwy
Santa Monica, California 90402

https://www.facebook.com/perfectdaysurfcamp
http://www.perfectdaysurfcamp.com/

Hours: 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Phone: 310-985-1458
Email: info@perfectdaysurfcamp.com

Santa Monica Surf School

Our mission is to teach you everything about surfing – from technique, to etiquette, to surfing culture. For us, surfing is a lifestyle. It’s about freedom, friendship, and above all – fun. We’re here to make your experience in the water as amazing as possible.

2400 Ocean Front Walk
Santa Monica, California 90405

https://www.facebook.com/SantaMonicaSurfSchool
http://santamonicasurfschool.com/

Hours: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Phone: 310-526-3346
Email: nick@santamonicasurfschool.com

Golden State Surf Co. | Surf Lessons Santa Monica

Surf Lessons . Culture . Art . Apparel. Located in Santa Monica, Los Angeles.

20 Bicknell Ave
Santa Monica, California 90401

https://www.facebook.com/goldenstatesurf
https://www.goldenstatesurf.com/

Hours: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Phone: 310-896-8699
Email: info@goldenstatesurfla.com

Surf Academy Collective

We believe that a surf lesson with us is a valuable investment of your money and your time! What you learn with Surf Academy is going to SAVE you time and struggle in the water. We remain committed to providing the local community with enthusiastic and professional surf instructors who teach and coach surfing for women, men, teenagers, and children of all ages.

1953 20th St
Santa Monica, California 90404

https://www.facebook.com/Surf-Academy-Collective-181845788561612/
http://www.surfacademycollective.com/

Hours:
Phone: 424-903-9500
Email: marion@surfacademy.com

Personal Surf Lessons

Our team of instructors has helped hundreds of students learn how to surf and continue to enjoy the sport, even after lessons have ended. Contact us to book a private or small group lesson in the Los Angeles area.


Santa Monica, California

https://www.facebook.com/PersonalSurfLessons
https://www.poweredbyserg.io/

Hours: 6AM - 4PM
Phone: 415-810-6581
Email: sergio@personalsurflessons.com

Poseidon Paddle and Surf

Riding a wave is a thrill you shouldn’t leave Santa Monica without experiencing. Whether you’re exploring solo, enjoying a romantic getaway, or hitting the beach with the family, Poseidon Surf wants to welcome you to the sport of surfing and help you make memories you’ll treasure forever. Open year-round, we provide experienced instructors, surfboards, wetsuits, and loads of fun.

1654 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, California 90401

https://www.facebook.com/PoseidonCollective/
https://poseidonstandup.com/

Hours: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Phone: 310-694-8428
Email: info@poseidonstandup.com

M&M Surfing School

It doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner, intermediate or an advanced surfer, when you come to M&M Surfing School you have reached your destination!

802 Ocean Ave
Seal Beach, California 90740

https://www.facebook.com/mmsurf
http://surfingschool.com/

Hours: 6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Phone: 714-846-7873
Email: mm@surfingschool.com

Learn to Surf L.A.

Providing Los Angeles's BEST surf lessons Since 2002! We are passionate about helping our students experience the thrill of the waves.

641 Westminster Ave
Venice, California 90291

https://www.facebook.com/LearnToSurfLA/
www.learntosurfla.com

Hours: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Phone: (310) 663-2479
Email: surf@learntosurfla.com

Kapowui surf lessons Santa Monica Venice beach

Kapowui is your one surf stop for lessons and rental. Services include: professional surf lessons (private or group), paddle board lessons, surf tours. Available rentals include: surf boards, paddle boards, wet suits and more. Locations across Los Angeles in Santa Monica, Manhattan, Venice.

300 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, California 90291

https://www.facebook.com/kapowui/about/?ref=page_internal
https://www.kapowuisurfclub.com/

Hours: 4:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Phone: 310-985-4577
Email: kapowui@aol.com

Venice Beach Surf School

We offer surf lessons, surf camps, surf class, paddleboard lesson, surfboard and paddleboard rentals, year round. Based in Southern California, we want to provide the safest and most fun surf experience of your life.

1 Washington Blvd
Venice, California 90291

https://www.facebook.com/venicebeachsurfschool/
http://www.venicebeachsurfschool.com/

Hours: Always Open
Phone: 310-467-6898
Email: matt@venicebeachsurfschool.com

Freedom Surf Camps

Our program encourages friendship and leadership and fosters a respect and sense of responsibility for our natural environment, on land and in the water. FREEDOM specializes in action sports activities for young adults. Our trainers are professional surfers, kayakers, skate boarders and snow boarders who enjoy teaching and sharing their passion and knowledge with others.

2 Rose Ave
Venice, California 90291

https://www.facebook.com/freeedom.org
https://www.freeedom.org/

Hours: 8AM - 5PM
Phone: 310-770-4410
Email: info@freeedom.org