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Surf & Paddleboard in Rockaway Beach Nyc

Queens, United States

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Experience hosted by Peter

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Beginner surfing classes are a great way to learn the basics and catch your very first waves! Instructors will teach you the pop-up technique and safety basics on the beach before heading out into the ocean for an hour of catching waves with an instructors help! For Intermediate surfers, we offer more advancing coaching (learning to duck-dive, bottom turn, cutback and more!)

We also offer Paddleboarding classes where you'll learn the proper technique to ocean paddleboard, enjoy some quality ocean paddling time with instructor supervision, and maybe see some dolphins if you're lucky!
Other things to note
All Surfing/Paddleboarding students must be comfortable swimming in the ocean! AGES 5+
We will provide a surfboard, wetsuit & Life Jacket (If not a Strong Swimmer). Call us at (516) 996-4100 to confirm & tell us your wetsuit size! Bring a bathing suit to wear underneath your wetsuit!
Beginner surfing classes are a great way to learn the basics and catch your very first waves! Instructors will teach you the pop-up technique and safety basics on the beach before heading out into the ocean for an hour of catching waves with an instructors help! For Intermediate surfers, we offer more advancing coaching (learning to duck-dive, bottom turn, cutback and more!)

We also offer Paddleboarding classes where you'll learn the p…

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What's included

  • Equipment
    Surfboard/Paddleboard & Wetsuit included!
From $79
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Peter

Host on Airbnb since 2019
  • 9 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Pro Surfer Peter Shaw founded 'Surfs Up NY' along with the help of fellow NY Surfer Edward Cooney. The two surf instructors have 20+ years of surfing experience gathered in Rockaway Beach NYC & destinations including Hawaii, Tahiti & Indonesia. They teach Beginner, Intermediate & Expert Surfing lessons year-round in NYC (and also Los Angeles). They also teach Beginner & Intermediate Paddleboarding classes as well as Sunset-Paddleboarding sessions. With local knowledge and skills learned traveling the world, the 'Surfs Up NY' crew will teach you all the basics of surfing needed to get you started or some expert tricks if you're ready for the challenge!
Pro Surfer Peter Shaw founded 'Surfs Up NY' along with the help of fellow NY Surfer Edward Cooney. The two surf instructors have 20+ years of surfing experience gathered in Rockaway Beach NYC & destinations including Hawaii, Tahiti & Indonesia. They teach Beginner, Intermediate & Expert Surfing lessons year-round in NYC (and also Los Angeles). They also teach Beginner & Intermediate Paddleboarding classes as well as Sunset-Paddleboarding sessions. With local knowledge and skills learned travelin…
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Where you'll be

Surfing and Paddleboarding classes are held on the sandy beaches of Rockaway Park, NY! This is a short ferry ride or Subway ride from Manhattan & Brooklyn. We know the best times to catch some waves or go paddleboarding on the ocean. The Rockaways are home to beautiful beaches & amazing food/drinks/music right on the boardwalk! There's something for everyone!

Rated 4.89 out of 5 from 9 reviews.

Fulvio
July 2019
Peter is super friendly and chill, a real surfer dude. Under his expert watchful eye, I was able to make real progress, gaining from his precise feedback. I've tried surfing before, but I never caught as many waves as this time! I made a real leap in my skill. Definitely recommend it.
Peter is super friendly and chill, a real surfer dude. Under his expert watchful eye, I was able to make real progress, gaining from his precise feedback. I've tried surfing befo…
Glzem
July 2019
It was my first time with surfing. I enjoyed a lot . I had an amazing experience with Peter . He is so helpful and friendly. I will definitely see him again .
Anna
August 2019
It was a fun experience. Peter is a great teacher.
Yvette
August 2019
Fun
Jacqueline
August 2019
Super fun! Hopefully will go again!
ELia
August 2019
Super chill event that let me explore alittle.

Activity advisory

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Swimsuit

Towel