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Frequently Asked Questions!

  • Where do we meet?

    We meet in the sand at Beach 69th street on Rockaway Beach

  • What should we bring?

    Come like a regular day at the beach, have your bathing suit on underneath. Bring water, sunscreen and a towel.

  • When do you give lessons?

    We give lessons 7 days a week from June to September, Weekends in March, April, May, October, November.

  • How early should we be there?

    Come about 15 minutes early, we’ll get you signed in, sized up for a wetsuit, etc…

  • What type of payments do you take?

    We accept all forms of payment. Cash, Credit Cards, Check

  • How can we reserve a spot?

    You can reserve by calling us to reserve a date and leave a deposit either via our homepage or over the phone.

  • How late in the season do you go?

    We go all the way through November

  • Do you supply wetsuits and surfboards?

    We supply all the gear you need, just come with a good attitude!!

  • How many lessons will I need?

    Very hard to say, our goal is to get you up standing, help you fall in love with surfing, and give you all the safety information you need to have a safe pleasant experience.

  • I’ve never surfed before, is that OK?

    Absolutely! We cater to all levels. Beginners, Intermediates and Advanced.

  • Are there any sharks?

    There has never been a fatality at Rockaway Beach. Doesn’t seem to be an issue with us.

  • What if it rains?

    We do surf in the rain, if you’d prefer not to come out on a rainy day, we can reschedule

  • Do I need to know how to swim?

    Yes, you don’t have to be the greatest swimmer in the world, just be able to swim

  • Will I be warm in the water?

    You will be nice and toasty in the water! We have season appropriate wetsuits for all 4 seasons!

  • How much does it cost?

    We recommend a 2 hour lesson. In a small group this is $90

  • What if I come alone, can I be put in a group?

    Yes, we will put you in a group that is at your level.

  • Are there places close by to eat?

    Yes, Rockaway has some great eateries, Large portions, great prices, cheap strong drinks at Rockaway’s famous Irish pubs!

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