“The best place to learn to surf in Cornwall” Tom Lowe, WSL World Tour Surfer.
At St Ives Surf School our friendly and experienced team offer a variety of surf lessons and courses; for absolute beginners, intermediate or advanced surfers. We also offer great discounts for large groups, families, hen and stag do’s, team building and birthday parties. In all of our surfing lessons equipment is included free of charge and we provide onsite secure changing facilities, male/female toilets and showers.
All children under 8 wanting to learn to surf will need to supervised by a parent or guardian. We will supply a wetsuit free of charge. This is primarily to help the children handling the board and to boos their confidence in the water.
Courses (1-5 days where new skills and challenges are introduced on every session)
1 Lessons: £38
2 Lessons: £70
3 Lessons: £100
4 Lessons: £125
5 Lessons: £150
4 + £32pp
8 + £30pp
15 + £25pp
Student groups £25pp
10% Student discount on single lessons (NUS card required)
Beginner (2 hours)
The beginner lesson is aimed at total newcomers to surfing. Once you’ve been kitted out with all your gear you’ll learn everything you need to know about beach safety, paddling techniques, how to catch waves and finally the fundamentals of getting to your feet on the board. By the end of your lesson you will be wondering why you didn’t start sooner.
Improver (2 hours)
So you’ve had a few lessons, caught the surfing bug and are looking to further develop your skills? Our improver lessons range from Level 2 to Level 5 and cover aspects of surfing such as turning your board, gaining speed, duck diving and catching unbroken waves from further out to sea. We also offer a large variety of boards to suit the needs of the improving surfer.
Our advanced coaching team is led by our senior and most experienced coaches who have dedicated large parts of their lives to the sport. These sessions are best booked on a private basis or with a group of surfers of similar ability. With a catalogue of expert knowledge and experience combined with video analysis and fitness training our advanced team ensure every surfer is reaching their full potential, whether that be free surfing or in the competitive arena.
We offer a great range of private lessons from a one on one exclusive session right up to 30+ groups. The Private lesson structure is designed to be extremely flexible and meet the exact needs to the person or people taking the lesson. Please contact us for more info and possible discounts for larger groups.
Contact us now and come join the pro’s!
Teaching surfing in the heart of St Ives since 1997