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Here are Our Favorite Surf Schools in the Jacksonville Area

Check Out These Surfing Schools in Jacksonville

Along with being fun, surfing also offers a full-body workout that can help improve your strength, balance, and endurance. Whether you're new to the sport or are looking to brush up on your skills, surf schools around Jacksonville can help you ride the waves like a pro. The schools near our Jacksonville apartments include:

Thompson Surf School 

Led by pro surfers Evan and Tristan Thompson, the Thompson Surf School will take your skills to a whole new level. Evan and Tristan grew up in Jacksonville Beach. As brothers, they honed their skills together. Evan was once a member of the USA surf team, and he opened the school in 2013 to share his passion for the sport with others. Both group and private lessons are available. They take place at 6th Avenue South and include soft top surfboards, beach instruction, and a 45 to 50-minute surf lesson.  

Jacksonville Surf & Paddle 

At Jacksonville Surf & Paddle, the instructors believe that no one is ever too young or too old to benefit from board sports. They offer beginning and advanced classes throughout the year. Lessons take place on Saturdays, and you'll learn alongside surfers of like skills. Additionally, private sessions are also available. They provide a great way to learn the fundamentals in a one-on-one setting.   

Happy Waves Surf School 

With over 20 years of combined coaching experience, Oli and Jen help all athletic abilities improve their surfing skills. They have taught in Australia, New Zealand, and other faraway places. The couple enjoys teaching, and both are certified by the International Surfing Association as level one surf coaches. At the Happy Waves Surf School, Oli and Jen offer 90-minute lessons. The sessions include both beach orientation and water time. 

For another way to spend time outdoors, enjoy a scenic walk at one of Jacksonville's parks. Finally, if you would like to call Cape House home, please contact us. We will gladly show you firsthand everything you can enjoy as a resident of our apartments in Jacksonville.