Welcome to Surf School Santa Cruz, the best-rated surf school on the West Coast! We accept students of all ages and skill levels and guarantee a quality, safe, and fun experience for those wanting to learn to surf in California. Our surf school was created out of our passion for surfing and our desire to share it with the world. We believe that surfing is not just a sport, but actually therapy for life. We ardently advocate that the only thing better than a great day of surfing is fueling someone else’s passion or improving skill sets that work in the ocean and carry over to day-to-day life.Plan my trip to Santa Cruz with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
Our instructors are professionals who tailor each lesson to the students, so no matter your ability, you are encouraged and supported in the most personalized way possible. The cumulative years of surfing and teaching experience we have under our belts allow us to provide you the best surf lessons in all of Santa Cruz – perhaps the best surf lessons in all of California!
Surf School Santa Cruz reviews
Our teenage boys loved the surf lesson experience!! Sam and Griffin were amazing, so easy going, helpful, and fun! They made sure both boys got up and they kept them safe! This was our second time... more »
My 2 15 year olds had a great lesson out in Pleasure Point with SSSC. Would totally recommend to anyone who wants to get up on a surfboard. more »
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