Surfing Essentials

We teach kids the surfing essentials they need to get up and riding waves in no time!

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Weekly Surf Classes

Once a week Surf classes. 
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Year Long Surf Intensive

A yearlong initiative that teaches nutrition, fitness and water safety essentials.
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Ocean Safety Clinic

In our ocean safety clinic we teach our kids everything they need to know to stay safe while they have fun in the ocean. 
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CPR and Lifeguarding Skills

Not only do we teach the kids how to stay safe themselves, but we teach them the skills needed to help someone else who may be in distress.  
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More Details on Our Programs

 Weekly Surf Classes

  • An opportunity for our students to connect with the ocean every week.
  • Weekly surf days include all equipment needed.
  • 2-4 hours of surf time guaranteed for every surf day. Rain or shine!
  • All surfs start with an intensive warm up session teaching the fundamentals of stretching.
  • After stretching, we teach paddling and pop up essentials to get the kids riding waves in no time.
  • We provide 1-staff member or volunteer for every 3-students to ensure everyone stays safe and has fun!
  • Snacks and re-hydration provided throughout the day to keep everyone energized.
  • Transportation to and from the beach provided.

  Ocean Safety Clinic

  • Our kids will learn everything they need to know to stay safe in the ocean.
  • Swimming clinics will teach essentials of how to swim and manage currents in the open water.
  • Lessons on currents and how to escape a rip-tide will teach students how to identify and deal with hazardous conditions .
  • Limits training will emphasize the importance of surfing within your skill level and assessing when it is and isn’t safe to enter the ocean.
  • Strength and conditioning classes will ensure proper fitness when entering the water.
  • Quizzes will test kids on their new knowledge, and ocean safety days will give them a chance apply that knowledge.

  Year Long Surf Intensive

  • Participation in all weekly surf days for the entire school year.
  • Two one-on-one surf instructor sessions per month to improve surfing skills.
  • Four sessions with the San Francisco Beach Patrol to learn life-guarding skills.
  • Bi-weekly fitness mornings to improve strength and conditioning
  • Weekly nutrition seminars that teach the essentials of a healthy diet.
  • Water safety certification and certification in CPR achieved by end of intensive.
  • Enrollment in City Surf Club alumni association so the kids can stay connected to the program and ocean by volunteering and teaching others the skill they have learned!

  Surfing Essentials

  • Board and wetsuits provided
  • Transportation to and from the beach
  • 2-4 hours of in water experience every surf session with hands on instruction by our talented team of staff and volunteers.
  • On-the-beach lessons on how and when to try and stand up on the board when catching a wave.
  • Essentials of paddling technique and weight distribution
  • Three students to every instructor to ensure that everyone catches at least one wave!
  • Snacks and drinks provided after every session!

  CPR and Lifeguarding Skills

  • Classes from a certified CPR instructor with the end goal of all students receiving a CPR certification by the end of the seminar.
  • Hands on instruction by San Francisco lifeguards on how to remove a struggling swimmer from the water.
  • Swimming intensives to teach the essentials of strong swimming and self reliance in the water
  • Board safety and training for all students.
  • First aid education, from treating hypothermia to minor cuts and bruises.