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Learn to Surf on Long Island

Sports & Recreation, Seasonal & Current Events

This summer, take the time to learn how to surf.

Long Island features some of the most beautiful beaches on the East Coast. For most people, this means that summer gives them the chance to kick back, take in the sun and enjoy the ocean. But for those looking to stay a little more active when the heat comes, Long Island is the perfect place to catch some waves.
 
With summer kicking off, why not take the time to learn to surf? Whether you’re brand new to the sport or looking to improve, surfing can be learned at any age. Long Island has plenty of surf shops that offer affordable surf lessons as well as camps for both adults and kids.
 
Skudin Surf
Offers: Private lessons, surf camps for adults and kids
Pricing: $95 per 1 hour 15 minute lesson, inquire on website for camps
Location(s): Long Beach, Rockaway Beach, Atlantic Beach, Lido Beach
 
Bunger Surf Shop
Offers: Camps, hourly lessons
Pricing: $375 for three-days camps, $225 for two-day camps, inquire at 1-800-698-SURF for more hourly lesson information
Location(s): Babylon, Gilgo Beach
 
Island Surf School
Offers: Camps, hourly lessons
Pricing: $450 for one-week camp, $150 per hour for private lessons
Location(s): Westhampton Beach
 
Natures Shapes
Offers: Private lessons for one or two people (inquire about groups larger than two), paddle board lessons
Pricing: $60 per hour for one person, $120 per hour for two people
Location(s): Sayville
 
SURFLUCA
Offers: Private lessons, group lessons, surf school
Pricing: $150 for one-on-one lessons, $100 per person for groups of 2-6 people, $90 per person for groups of 7 or more. Kid surf school is $750 per week, adult surf school is $300 per week
Location(s): Montauk
 
Be sure to check our our surfing page for more information on surfing Long Island.
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