Surf’s Up! The Hottest Surf Shops near Jacksonville
Home to some of the best surfing in Florida, Jacksonville is the perfect place to try this fun, challenging sport. But before you take to the water, you need the right gear. That's why several surf shops near Jacksonville around our apartments at The Point at Town Center offer everything from surfboards to wetsuits.
Fort George Surf Shop
Growing up, Jim Rodgers surfed the awesome waves of the North Jetty. He fell in love with Fort George Island and decided to open the Fort George Surf Shop in the island's original post office. Today, Jim has over 40 years of experience in the retail surfing industry. He welcomes beginners and seasoned pros alike and says the jetty is still his favorite place to catch some waves. Offerings include surfboards, swimwear, and straw hats.
Jax Beach Surf Shop
At the Jax Beach Surf Shop, Tony Hall shares his 35 years of surfing and skateboarding experiences. Tony was a member of the NSSA national team. He has ridden the waves in exotic places and worked as a surfing judge in California. Now, he offers quality gear and enjoys helping customers find a passion for the sport. The varied selection includes surfboards, rash guards, and surf rack systems.
Founded by surfers for surfers, Rip Curl opened after Brian Singer and Doug Warbrick began making surfboards together. The duo started in Brian's garage. They quickly outgrew the space and relocated to an old bakery. Today, Rip Curl is one of the world's most respected brands. The selection includes wetsuits, surfboard covers, and hooded towels. You can shop in person or order online, and your gear will arrive at your door.
When you want to enjoy some indoor fun, spend an evening at one of Jacksonville's live performance venues. Finally, to call The Point at Town Center home, please contact us. Our leasing team will offer a personalized tour where you can see our apartments in Jacksonville firsthand.