Los Angeles Surf Lessons

EXPERT SURF LESSONS IN LOS ANGELES

Surf Lessons Los Angeles WITH PACIFIC SURF SCHOOL

Learn to Surf in LA with THE PREMIER LOS ANGELES SURF SCHOOL

Los Angeles aka L.A. is one of the most famous cities in California, with known attractions as the Hollywood sign, Universal Studios, Dodger Stadium, and some pretty amazing beaches. The top 3 beaches for surfing lessons in Los Angeles are Santa Monica, Venice, and Manhattan Beach.

Consisting of an endless supply of waves almost all year long, Santa Monica beach is most recognized by its world-famous pier and Pacific Park amusement park featuring its 1920’s built carousel.

Learning to surf in Venice beach has been a huge part of this city’s surf culture and development since the 1970’s which makes it one of the best places to learn how to surf due to its endless supply of passionate surf instructors.

Manhattan Beach offers some of the best beginner surf lessons on its world-class beaches, and because it is so close to the airport it’s a perfect location for travelers that want to catch a quick wave if you are short on time or even on a long layover.

1 Lesson - 90 min + All Equipment Included

During this 90 minute one-on-one personalized surf session you will learn to surf in no time with your own professional Water Safety Specialist & CPR Certified Instructor.
$150 PER PERSON

1 Lesson - 90 min + All Equipment Included

Perfect for the first time surfer or experienced surfer looking to take their surfing to the next level. During this 90 minutes one-on-one personalized surf session you will learn to surf in no time with your own professional WSS & Lifeguard Certified Instructor.
$120 PER PERSON

1 Lesson - 90 min + All Equipment Included

No experience necessary, this is the perfect package to take your surf beyond the basic level. Each lesson is tailored to your specific level guiding you each time to become a more improved surfer.
$100 PER PERSON

WHAT'S INCLUDED

ALL EQUIPMENT INCLUDED: Surfboard, Wetsuit, UV Protection, Rash Guard and Leash.

WHAT TO BRING

Sun Block, Towel, Water & Great Enthusiasm.

OUR INSTRUCTORS

Professional Certified Surf Instructor; CPR and Lifeguard Certified.

Who We Are

Dive into the Pacific Surf School experience! Founded in 1997 by former pro-surfer and ocean devotee Emiliano Abate, PSS has given over 200,000 lessons to surfing novices and intermediates alike. Our knowledgeable instructors will get you up and balancing – or your next lesson is free! Carve out an adventure of fun, sun, and waves with PSS today, the premier Los Angeles surf school. 

Professional Surf Lessons

Here at Pacific Surf School we offer a variety of fun ways to learn how to surf, regardless of your skill level! From private surf lessons, to semi-private and group lessons, you are guaranteed to find a lesson and teaching style that suits you! With our advanced surfers showing you the way, you’ll learn not only how to surf but also learn ocean safety, wave dynamics, surfing etiquette and much more. PSS today!

Private Surf Lessons

Here at Pacific Surf School we offer a variety of fun ways to learn how to surf, regardless of your skill level! From private surf lessons, semi-private and group lessons, you are guaranteed to find a lesson and teaching style that suits you! With our advanced surfers showing you the way, you’ll learn not only how to surf but also learn ocean safety, wave dynamics, surfing etiquette and much more.

Semi-Private Surf Lessons

The perfect way to learn; a group setting but with familiar faces! Feel the exhilaration of a fully-guided experience as you, your loved ones and friends take on the waves together with a Semi-Private Surf lesson from Pacific Surf School. Enjoy all the thrills and benefits of a Private Instructor, all while creating unforgettable memories as a group! So grab your squad and make this summer one to remember.

Group Surf Lessons

Here at Pacific Surf School we offer a variety of fun ways to learn how to surf, regardless of your skill level! From private surf lessons, semi-private and group lessons, you are guaranteed to find a lesson and teaching style that suits you! With our advanced surfers showing you the way, you’ll learn not only how to surf but also learn ocean safety, wave dynamics, surfing etiquette and much more.

Ready to Sign Up for Los Angeles Surf Lessons?

If you are ready for your first surf lessons, Los Angeles is home to Pacific Surf School! If you do not have a board, we have wetsuit and surfboard rentals available for both kids and adults. Grab a board and come learn how to surf with our experienced, qualified surf instructors in Los Angeles.

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About Los Angeles Beaches

Los Angeles is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. As a result, Los Angeles surf lessons are one of the most popular activities to experience when visiting one of these beaches.

Santa Monica Beach, located on the Pacific Coast, offers an array of activities for visitors including swimming, surfing, volleyball, and more.

Venice Beach is known for its unique and eclectic street performers, art galleries, and unique stores. It’s a great place to spend the day walking around or even just people-watching. 

Manhattan Beach is another favorite for locals and visitors alike. It’s known for its wide and beautiful sand, as well as a great view of the ocean from the pier.

Surf Lessons Los Angeles

No matter what part of Los Angeles you’re in, all of these beaches offer something unique and special. From the easy access to Santa Monica’s pier to Venice Beach’s street performers, and Manhattan Beach’s wide sand, there is something for everyone at these beautiful locations.

If you are looking for Los Angeles surf lessons, book a lesson now with Pacific Surf to experience the best surf lessons Los Angeles has to offer.

TRIP ADVISOR REVIEWS

star rating  Great even for a more experienced surfer! - Highly recommend Pacific Surf School! They're one of the very few places that offer more than just beginner lessons. I took four solo lessons on the "outside" with Jack, and... Read More

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August 15, 2023

star rating  Awesome photos - Fernando did an awesome job with photos while we were surfing. It was a great day, and we also celebrated my birthday today.

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August 28, 2023

star rating  This has been the best day of my life. I’ve never surfed before and I was so scared to get into the water. Thomas our instructor was perfect, always there... Read More

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September 5, 2023
Check out all the locations you can surf with us:
Surf Lessons in Los Angeles

Manhattan Beach

Santa Monica Beach

Venice Beach

Surf Lessons in San Diego
(Head Quarters)
Pacific Beach

Mission BEACH

Ocean Beach

La Jolla

Encinitas

Carlsbad

Surf Lessons in Los Angeles

Waikiki – Oahu

Lahaina – Maui

Absolutely! LA offers fantastic opportunities for learning how to surf. With its beautiful coastline and consistent waves, it’s an ideal place for beginners. Whether you’re a local or visiting, there are numerous surf schools and instructors available to guide you through the process. From Santa Monica to Venice Beach, you’ll find a variety of surf spots suitable for learners. So, don’t hesitate to take up the challenge and start your surfing journey in LA!

Not at all! Surfing is a sport that can be enjoyed by people of all ages, including those in their 40s. Age should never be a barrier to trying something new and exciting like surfing. Many individuals in their 40s and beyond have successfully learned to surf and embraced the surfing lifestyle. It’s essential to start with proper instruction, take your time, and gradually progress at your own pace. With the right mindset and dedication, you can definitely learn to surf and experience the joy of riding the waves, regardless of your age.

Age is not a limiting factor when it comes to learning how to surf, even at 65 or older. Many surfers continue to enjoy the sport well into their senior years. Surfing offers a range of physical and mental benefits, promoting strength, balance, and overall well-being. It’s advisable to consult with a physician or healthcare professional to ensure you’re in good health and physically capable of participating in the activity. Once you have the green light, find a qualified instructor who can provide guidance tailored to your abilities and make your surfing experience safe and enjoyable.

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