Kids Surfing Board Lessons
& Classes

Having trouble bookings telephone number is 01492 353123 between the hours of 8am to 8pm.

At the Surf Snowdonia Academy we are passionate about sharing our love of surfing. That’s why we’ve designed a whole range of courses which are especially geared to introducing this wonderful sport to your kids.

 

We offer individual lessons as well as term time and school holiday courses. Surfing regularly will really help your child to fast-track their development. And you can be sure that they will be well looked after in our safe, controlled, world-class environment.

 

Led by British and multiple Welsh surf champion Jo Dennison, our friendly, patient and professional coaching team delivers structured lessons and courses which help children and teenagers to develop and progress their skills quickly.

Younger surfers will focus on developing their fundamental movements, whilst older kids can be challenged on theory as well as their physical skills.

 

To maximise your child’s surfing experience we teach at a ratio of 1 surf instructor to 6 learners. That ration is higher than recommended by our national governing body (the International Surfing Association recommends a ratio of 1 coach for 8 learners) because we think it delivers better results.

 

Our fun, structured, fully supervised sessions will help your child to become a competent, confident and considerate surfer as well as encouraging them to enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Equipment

 

We have a full size range of Ripcurl wetsuits, boots and gloves to keep everyone nice and warm in the water. Hire is just £5 per session.

 

Our beginner and intermediate learners use Softech surf boards which are made of foam and very buoyant. The cost of the board hire is included in the lesson.

 

The waves & safety for children

 

Surf Snowdonia is an inland surfing lagoon which comes with some great advantages over ocean surfing. It is a safe and controlled environment with minimal currents and far fewer dangers than you might find in the ocean. In addition to our 1:6 coach to learner ratio our surf lagoon is always well lifeguarded.

We offer expert, age-appropriate surf tuition in a unique a world-class learning environment. And unlike ocean-based surf schools, we can can guarantee a high wave count in every surf session.

 

If your child is new to surfing they will start in our beginner bays where the small white water waves and green waves are ideal for building confidence and learning new skills.

 

Parents’ involvement

 

For our Little Ripper sessions (children aged 5-7) a parent or guardian MUST accompany their child in the water at all times. Adult wetsuits are provided free of charge. For the rest of our kids classes we strongly recommend that parents or guardians stay on hand at all times, just in case your child needs a little extra encouragement from the shore.

Kids beginner surf lessons

 

We offer sessions for the following age groups:

 

LITTLE RIPPERS (5-7 year olds)

GROMS (8-13 years old)

 

Beginner lessons are for children who are just starting to learn to surf. The lessons include everything they need to know, from learning about the different parts of the board to catching a wave, standing up and – most importantly – having fun on the water.

 

Every lesson is 90 minutes long – that’s 30 minutes dry-side tuition covering safety, surf-specific skills and some warm up games, followed by one hour of learning in the water.

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Off peak

PRICE £30.00 

Surfboard included.

Wetsuit hire £5 per day.

Peak

PRICE £35.00

Surfboard included.

Wetsuit hire £5 per day.

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LITTLE RIPPERS 

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Five-day intensive course 

In school holidays and half term breaks
Why not keep your little ones fit, active and entertained during the school holidays with a five-day intensive course? Sign up for a 90 minute lesson every morning from Monday to Friday. Operates every week throughout the school holidays.

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PRICE PER FIVE-DAY COURSE £100.00 

LITTLE RIPPERS (5-7 year olds)

GROMS (8-13 years old)

JUNIORS (14-16 years old)

After school kids clubs

 

Why not make surfing a regular part of your term-time routine and get your children enjoying a healthy, active, outdoor lifestyle? We offer five surf lessons over five weeks of school term time. What better way to finish the school day than by having a surfing lesson on our beautiful inland lagoon?

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PRICE PER FIVE-WEEK COURSE

£100.00

LITTLE RIPPERS (5-7 year olds)

GROMS (8-13 years old)

JUNIORS (14-16 years old)

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OPENING 11th MARCH 2017

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