Locals Surf School

Locals Surf School gives New Yorkers another option for quality surf instruction just outside of the city. Sign up for a single private or group lesson or a full week of camp.

Already have some surfing experience? Check out Locals Surf Shop's rental equipment to improve your skills on your own! At Locals Surf School, campers are guaranteed to learn all basic surf skills and improve upon any existing skills in a very intimate and fun environment. Everyone gets plenty of attention for teaching effectiveness and added safety.

In addition to learning the basic techniques of surfing, campers are taught important surfing etiquette while experiencing a new sport.

Additional Info

Be sure to ask about the 5 Lesson Package, lesson gift certificates, and company outings.


All instructors are either current or former beach lifeguards and hold certifications in CPR and NSSIA.

Surf Locations

Rockaway Beach

Locals Surf School, Beach 67th Street, Rockaway Beach, NY 11692, United States - View Map


  • Day Camp
    • Ages 5 and up

    • $375 to $400 per week (half-days)

  • Group Lessons
    • $80 per lesson (2 hrs)

  • Private Lessons
    • $100 per lesson (1 hr)

  • Board Rentals
    • $50 per board (full-day)