Feel the rush of surfing. Find your feet on a surfboard with one of these 2 hour surfing lessons, taught by BSA Instructors, on a blue-flag award winning beach in Kent!
- Broadstairs (Kent)
- Price for 1 Participant
Learn surfing in Kent on a beautiful,
award-winning, blue-flag beach. These surfing lessons are perfect
for anyone that loves the outdoors, loves water, and loves trying
new and exciting things. This is an extreme sport with a difference
- not only do you feel that lovely rush of adrenaline when you're
actually riding, but you also experience a wonderful sense of peace
as you float in the water, watching and waiting for the perfect
There are very, very few feelings that can match the feeling of 'popping up' (standing on the board) and riding a wave for the very first time - and with professional, dedicated coaching from fully certified BSA Instructors (and qualified beach lifeguards), most people will experience this during their 2 hour lesson!
You should aim to be at the centre around 15
minutes before the surfing lesson is due to begin. Once your group
is accounted for, your BSA certified instructor will deliver a full
introduction to the wonderful world of surfing. Listen carefully,
because this covers the techniques you will be using during the
lesson, as well as important water-safety and beach awareness. Once
you've wiggled into your wetsuit and gotten your board, you'll
practise basic surf moves on the safety of sand. Get familiar with
paddling, positioning and popping-up before you take to the sea to
try it for real.
The remainder of your lesson will be spent honing the skills you've been taught - waiting to catch the perfect wave, trying get to your feet - and stay there, and controlling your board as you carve the surface of the water to experience extreme sports most calming adrenaline rush!
Conditions for beginner surfing lessons are at their most ideal - and warmest - from April through to October. However, with heated changing facilities at the centre and quality wetsuits provided, the cold can be braved, and lessons are offered all year round!!
You should be comfortable in the sea, and
able to swim 50 metres in open water.
You can enjoy surfing lessons in Kent from as young as 8 years old, and don't worry, you are never to old to learn to surf!
Experience Duration: 02:00
Time at Venue: 02:15
The surfing lessons last for 2 hours and are available in the morning (10am - 12pm) and afternoon (2pm - 4pm).
Participants: The Learn To Surf In Kent is for 1 participant.
Max Group Size: 11
Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes
Spectators are welcome to watch from the beach (although they'll probably have a better time surfing with you!). Joss Bay is a blue-flag award winner, beautifully clean, and has a café, toilets and shops, so spectators can find refreshment as they watch the surfing lessons.
Everything you need to surf will be provided at the centre (wetsuit, board, gloves/booties/sunscreen if necessary). But do bring your own swimming costume and towel, and something nice and warm to change into after your lesson.
It is rare that a surf lesson will have to be cancelled, but it can happen in extreme weather conditions, or if the lifeguards have 'red-flagged' the beach. Please call th centre on the day before your lesson if you are in any doubt.