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Catch Some Waves With These San Diego Surf Schools

A centuries-old sport, surfing offers a fun way to spend time in the California sun. Whether you’re new to surfing or are looking to improve your skills, several local San Diego surf schools can help you enjoy time on the water. The schools near our Mission Valley apartments include:

San Diego Surf School 

The San Diego Surf School opened in 2000 and is now the leading surf school in Southern California. The instructors are among the best in town. They offer private, semi-private, and group lessons, and all you need to bring is a swimsuit and a towel. The 90-minute sessions start with water entry and safety before moving on to standing up, paddling, and other skills. You’ll master the basics during your first class, and the instructors will help you achieve your surfing goals. 

Pacific Surf School 

San Diego surf schools are great for beginners and intermediate surfers looking to improve their skills. A dedicated surfer, Emiliano Abate surfs around the world. He competes professionally and founded the Pacific Surf School in 1997, and over 40,000 students have joined the school since. The sessions include 30 minutes of beach instruction followed by a one-hour lesson in the water. Private, semi-private, and group classes are available. 

Coronado Surfing Academy 

At the Coronado Surfing Academy, the instructors provide plenty of fun. They boast years of experience and invite all ages and athletic abilities to come and learn the art of surfing. Lessons are offered Monday through Saturday. The sessions run about 90 minutes and include professional instruction, a wetsuit, and a soft surfboard. The academy also offers surfboard rentals so that you can practice your newfound skills on your own time. 

San Diego surf schools are an excellent way to add some variety to your fitness routine. For more ways to keep fit, head out and explore some of the city’s best hiking trails. To become a resident of our San Diego pet-friendly apartments, please contact us. Our leasing team will show you all that West Park has to offer. 

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