PACIFIC BEACH SURF SCHOOL
Learn to surf at San Diego’s most experienced surf school. We are proud to be San Diego’s Most Trusted Surf School offering a safe, fun, and memorable experience for all. Pacific Beach Surf School has been in business for more than 55 years. As a result, each year we teach more than 3,500 men, women, boys, and girls, how to surf. The surf camp is actually a great way to make the experience of learning to surf safe, and fun. Our program is dedicated to safety and structured to provide a fun and enriching setting for youth. Our program builds the self-confidence necessary to develop into true water-women and men.
Surfing For All Abilities
new to the water?
Learn how to surf in San Diego. Pacific Beach Surf School provides premium private surf lessons with qualified instructors. Enjoy the personal professional attention with just you or your private group in the surfing lesson.
If you are an intermediate surfer, you are probably looking for ways to improve your surfing. Challenge yourself and improve your skills to move from an intermediate to advanced surfer.
We can help perfect mechanics, fix bad habits, tune-up paddling and takeoffs while teaching efficient movement. We assist you to hone your surfer mentality and refining your wave judgment and ability to read the ocean
Over 58 years in the game
The old logo still conjures up images and feelings of “Good Vibrations” and dreams of riding waves! We have a longtime association with iconic surfboard maker and former owner Gordon and Smith Surfboards. Our roots run deep in the San Diego surf scene.
"…is a well-respected leader in the ocean community…has a strong commitment to stewardship and making that an important part of his surf lesson and surf camp experience ."
"…a pillar in the surf community…(his) soft touch, easy going personality, retail knowledge make him one of, if not the, best candidates to possess a permit to provide surf lessons."
"Randy used his business to stage community events to benefit Surfrider and other non-profit organizations. He is widely known in the world of surfing for his honesty, generosity, and genuine character."
Our surf instructors are...
Even though you’re growing up, you should never stop having fun
talents are meant to be shared
we love putting smiles on your face
Enthusiasm spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment