Soak up the iconic, hipster atmosphere when you learn to surf in Venice Beach.

Surf, skate and art cultures mesh in Venice to create a bohemian and beach-y vibe of free-expression that can’t be found anywhere else.

Sometimes called the ‘Cony Island of the Pacific’, it’s famous for diverse street performers, an exciting boardwalk and many eclectic shops. It is also equally as popular for incredible waves. Crucial to surfing’s rise in popularity in the 60’s and 70’s, Venice has firin’ waves when the right swell hits.


Man biking with surfboard in venice beach

Meet us at The Venice Breakwater

The Venice Breakwater is the best spot to learn to surf in Venice Beach. This is Venice‚Äôs most popular surf spot because it forms fast, hollow waves in the right conditions. However, in between large swells and in the summer it’s known for smooth, mellow waves that are ideal for beginners. The long ride allows them plenty of time to practice getting their footing or learn to turn.

Many people learn here and the vibe is welcoming on small days. The beach is easily accessible with multiple nearby parking lots and paths to the sand.


Ready to shred?! Our instructors will meet you at The Venice Breakwater with surfboards & wetsuits! 


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Venice Beach: 2017 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291