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Ocean Experience Surf School


The Ultimate San Diego Surf Lesson at Ocean Experience Surfing School Call us at 619.225.0674. Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.

 

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Ocean Experience Surf School


The Ultimate San Diego Surf Lesson at Ocean Experience Surfing School Call us at 619.225.0674. Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.

 

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San Diego - Ocean Beach

4940 Newport Avenue

San Diego, CA 92107

619.225.0674


Learn to Surf at Ocean Experience Surf School San Diego

Thanks for visiting Ocean Experience Surf School! We appreciate your interest and hope to have the opportunity to meet you soon. Whether you are interested in trying out a new watersport for the first time, booking camp for the kids or planning a corporate event, Ocean Experience can meet all of your outdoor activity needs.

We provide: - Lessons (Private, Individual, Group) - Rentals - Adult Clinics - Youth Camps - Baja Adventure Tours - Surf & Skate Clubs - Group and Corporate Events - Birthday Parties - Field Trips - and much more! "Increase your Ocean Experience and make this the year you learn to surf for life."

Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.

Please feel free to contact us at (619) 225-2317 or email us at obsurfshop@yahoo.com with any questions.

Increase Your Ocean Experience with the most comprehensive San Diego Surf Lessons available for students ages 6 and older in Ocean Beach, San Diego. For the past 20 years, Ocean Experience Surf School has helped over 15,000 students, making us the longest running San Diego Surf School. We have maintained the highest standards of instructional integrity, safety and supervision. Our 3-hour San Diego surf lessons use our proven, 5 - step skill progression method of instruction to help you learn to surf with confidence. Lessons are offered daily in the summer at 9am and 1pm and by appointment in non-summer months. Taught in our easy - to - learn format by certified instructors, you are sure to master the fundamentals of surfing. Ocean Experience offers surfing lessons for advanced, intermediate and beginner students of all ages in private, couples, semi-private or group settings; all of our lessons are designed to take your surfing to the next level. With our authentic San Diego style, we will have you up on a board and smiling in no time. Ocean Experience Surf School develops skills and confidence while instilling a passion to surf for life. Hundreds of our students have gone on to be competitive surfers with many becoming professionals.

All students receive complimentary equipment rentals for the remainder of the day after their lesson and exclusive discounts on future rentals and purchases.

Open Group Lessons

Our open group lessons runs daily during the summer at 9am and 1pm and we also offer these group lessons throughout the rest of the year by appointment. Anyone can join the open group lesson, just call ahead and let us know you would like to join the group. In the open group lesson, you will join other individuals for a group lesson. Group sizes do not exceed 5 people. If you have a group of 5 or more, you can schedule a private group lesson at a discount rate. Please contact Ocean Experience for more details about a group lesson or make a reservation below.

Our open group lessons offer a comprehensive introduction to surfing and are a great way to meet other surfers; students will be placed in a group with others who have signed up for the same date and time. To join an open group lesson, please call ahead or register below to reserve a spot, as groups are limited to 5 people. Cost is $35 per hour, per person.

All programs are customized to fit the needs of each group, organization or individual. Guests choose from a variety of optional lessons, classes, activities, and events. More importantly, our staff has been extensively trained and will provide a unique and meaningful learning experience in an exciting and dynamic atmosphere. Schedule your lesson today by calling (619) 225-2317 or select a date on the calendar below and use our online schedule system.

Private Instruction

Ocean Experience also offers private surf instruction that allows students to work with an instructor one-on-one. Each lesson is tailored to the specific needs of the student and is a great way for those interested in competitive surfing to improve over time. From beginner to intermediate, our private instruction is designed to help each and every student learn to surf and refine their surfing skills. Cost is $50 per hour, per person. All private lessons have a 3-hour minimum.

Private Parties

No matter what the occasion, from birthday to retirement, we can customize an event to fit your needs. Tell us your interests: surfing, kayaking, body boarding, or snorkeling and we will customize the perfect party for your group. We can incorporate a lesson for your guests or simply provide all of the equipment; whatever the case, our professional certified staff does the work so you don't have to. We also offer school parties and demos. Please contact Ocean Experience to plan your next event. 

Improve your ocean water skills, knowledge and experience and sign up today.

 

 

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Surf and Skate Camps


Our San Diego Surf Camp builds confidence while you develop new ocean water skills. Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.

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Surf and Skate Camps


Our San Diego Surf Camp builds confidence while you develop new ocean water skills. Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.

2014 Half Day Summer Skateboard Camp

Times: 1pm to 4pm

Location: Ocean Beach

Cost: $250

Details: skate camp provides an introduction to skateboarding using our proven, skill progression method of instruction. Campers will learn proper technique, positioning and balance as well as functional tricks such as ollies, kickflips and shove-its.  Lunch is not provided.

 

4940 Newport Avenue

San Diego, CA 92107

619.225.0674

 Half Day Surf Camp

Times: 9am to 12pm 

Location: South Mission Beach and Ocean Beach

Cost: $250

Details: half day surf camp provides an introduction to the fundamentals of surfing using our proven, five step surf skill progression method of instruction.  Campers will learn balance techniques, paddling, the pop-up, how to catch waves and oceanography/water safety.  The focus of camp will be catching waves and wave riding. Lunch is not provided.

Full Day Surf & Skate Combo Camp:

Times: 9am to 12pm (surf) AND 1pm to 4pm (skate)

Location: Mission Beach and Ocean Beach

Cost: $395

Details: Surf & Skate combo camp provides a comprehensive introduction to both surfing and skating.  The surf portion of camps teaches student the fundamentals of surfing using our proven, five step surf skill progression method of instruction. Campers will learn balance techniques, paddling, the pop-up, how to catch waves, oceanography and water safety. The skate camp portion provides an introduction to skateboarding using our proven, skill progression method of instruction. Campers will learn proper technique, positioning and balance as well as functional tricks such as ollies, kickflips and shove-its.

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Baja Surf Adventures


Adventure Beyond Borders - Experience Natural Wonders. Ocean Experience is one of San Diego's oldest travel adventure companies, offering all-inclusive, eco-cultural adventure tours and guide service to secure locations throughout Baja, Mexico. Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.

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Baja Surf Adventures


Adventure Beyond Borders - Experience Natural Wonders. Ocean Experience is one of San Diego's oldest travel adventure companies, offering all-inclusive, eco-cultural adventure tours and guide service to secure locations throughout Baja, Mexico. Founded in 1990, Ocean Experience has become San Diego's oldest and most qualified surf school. We offer the finest instructional ocean water training programs available, including surfing, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding. Throughout the years, our camps, lessons, clinics and adventure tours have maintained the highest standard of quality instruction. We have developed a surf training program that builds confidence, ensures success and empowers students of all ages and abilities to surf for life. Ocean Experience is also fully insured and permitted by the City of San Diego.

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Adventure Beyond Borders - Experience Natural Wonders.

Ocean Experience is one of San Diego's oldest travel adventure companies, offering all-inclusive, eco-cultural adventure tours and guide service to secure locations throughout Baja, Mexico. Travelers enjoy adventures in surf, stand up paddleboard (SUP), kayak, and more.  Clean, comfortable lodging and healthy, delicious meals welcome worldly travelers who come to experience Mexico's warm culture and natural landscape.  Book a private party, or join a tour to breaks along the Pacific Coast.  SUP/kayak/snorkel the Sea of Cortez, or enjoy mountain vineyards and desert hot springs.  Great rates on all-inclusive adventures; group discounts.  

Our Baja Surf Camp offers a unique all inclusive surf travel experience to a private resort just four hours south of the border. Stay in deluxe rooms or camp in tents within the secure walls of a beachfront campground. Accommodations include hot showers, clean bathrooms, healthy, delicious meals and snacks, all transportation, and our comprehensive surf training programs.

Baja Surf Camp is located at Baja Surf Adventures, a privately owned resort located at Punta San Jacinto, Baja Mexico. Our camp provides extensive surf and ocean water training for all ages and abilities. A variety of nearby beaches, reefs, and points provide opportunities for surfers of all levels to be challenged and rewarded with great waves.