Experience the birthplace of the surf lifestyle and learn to surf in Oceanside.

Fantastic swells, flat beaches, and plenty of exciting activities for visitors make Oceanside a popular destination for tourists, surfers, and families.

Known for its surf and skate culture, Oceanside played a major role in surfing’s rise to popularity decades ago. Consistent waves make Oceanside a favorite destination for surfers of all types, including pros. The city frequently hosts surf competitions of all levels – from up-and-coming groms to international events such as the Roxy Supergirl Surf Pro. The Pier juts off the coast of downtown and is an epic spot to fish, watch the surf or enjoy the view. 


Oceanside pier view


Meet us at Tyson St. Beach

Tyson St. Beach is a fantastic spot to learn to surf in Oceanside. This is a family-friendly beach area just south of the Pier that also has bathrooms and a playground. In between swells or in the summer especially, the waves are often smooth, small, and great for learning. The consistent whitewater here provides awesome waves for beginners.


Parking is located in the surrounding neighborhood streets. Free and metered spots available.


Our instructors will meet you at Tyson St. Beach with surfboards & wetsuits. All you have to do is show up ready to catch waves!


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Tyson St. Beach: S Pacific & Tyson St, Oceanside, CA 92054