Bodyboard Lessons

Our bodyboarding lessons offer a really fun, fast introduction to wave riding!  The kit is super light, easily transportable and its the cheapest way to get into surfing too! Ideal for kids or adults!!

Josh our senior bodyboard instructor is so positive about bodyboarding its infectious! Josh got to the final of the 2017 European championships in Bodyboarding and trained up our staff.

Most of our adult classes take place in the autumn in bigger surf normally but we do have introductory summer classes for younger customers and families (level 1). We also react with flexibility to waves every week as bodyboarding is great for adults if the surf is bigger!

A full list of our procedures and expectations are on our CV19 page.

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 "Bodyboarding is awesome, it's totally gave me a new perspective on waves!"

Colin, Edinburgh

Lesson Information

TWO HOUR SURF LESSON

Lessons last two hours and all equipment is provided.  All participants must be over 7 years old and able to swim 50 metres unaided.

HIGH QUALITY EQUIPMENT

We provide top of the range 5mm wetsuits, safe and stable softboards and all accessories required for the time of year so you're really warm! If you're more advanced we also provide hardboards.

FACILITIES

We operate from the Belhaven Surf Centre, a wonderful brand new facility on the beach.

The surf centre has hot and cold showers and underfloor heated changing rooms next to the south side of Belhaven Beach.

WHAT TO BRING

All equipment is provided but please bring a swim costume towel and sun protection.

If you require medication such as inhalers, insulin etc, please ensure that you notify instructors so it can be taken to beach in our safety bag.

RATIOS AND STAFF

Standard lessons have a max ratio of 1 instructor to 8 pupils and often supplemented with an extra assistant. Advanced classes are 1:4 max.

Our staff all have lifesaving or beach lifeguard qualifications, are disclosure checked, and have an ASI or ISA level 1, 2 or 3 instructor qualification. Four of our current team have been Scottish National Champions in either surfing, longboarding or bodyboarding in the recent past.

CONDITIONS

South East Scotland is one of the UK's best locations to learn to surf with perfect, small beginner waves in Scotland's sunniest location.  Belhaven Beach is one of the best beginner friendly beaches in Scotland.

In the event of no waves, you will be contacted in advance and offered an alternative sport suitable to the weather conditions, such as stand up paddle, coasteering, surf skate or a beginner zero surf class.  Our range of sports means that we can offer an activity in all but the most extreme weather conditions.