Kids Learn to Surf Lessons in and near Adelaide
23 November, 2015
Surf & Sun is a multi award-winning licensed surf school operating kids' surf lessons Middleton, Moana, and Robe. We aim to provide learn to surf instruction to people who want to learn to surf, no matter their age, ability or fitness level and offer the ultimate kids 'Learn to Surf' lessons in and near Adelaide.
For kids, we can offer ‘Learn to Surf’ lessons with our Surf Groms program being super popular and running on weekends (or weekdays during school holidays) and school surf camps based on SACE criteria. There’s also the option for family surf lessons so you can surf together and learn something new!
Why Surf Lessons are Beneficial for Kids:
• Kids demonstrate determination and perseverance
• Kids learn about Surf safety - Ocean awareness - Coastal preservation
• Learning correct board riding technique - How to care for equipment - General surf etiquette
• Kids learn how to overcome fear
• Kids practice independence, initiative, self-reliance
• Kids will have fun!
Surf & Sun Surf Grom programs are our most popular kids program. The programs are on weekends in school term and week days during the school holidays, with one instructor to a maximum of 8 children.
Programs are generally 4-5 days and lessons are 2 hours per day so kids can learn aspects of surf safety, ocean awareness, rips, waves, surf etiquette, catching waves, standing up, and paddling. The programs have the same group of children learning together for the entire program working through a progressive log book where they receive a wrist band after achieving each of the 5 stages.
We include expert instruction from a qualified surf tutor, as well as all equipment including soft safe surfboard, rash top, full length wetsuit and sun cream. All kids are sent a cool pack from Surfing Australia which includes a Quiksilver or Roxy backpack, rash top, cap, water bottle and more goodies.
It’s a fun way to be introduced to the sport and foster a sense of achievement in your child.
Expert surf tutors
All of our surf instructors hold Level 1 surf coach certificates, and are up to date with first aid and surf rescue techniques. Every instructor must also obtain a Working with Children Check, a comprehensive criminal record check for people in child related work which is important for parents to know that their kids are in a safe environment.
Many of our instructors are also qualified school teachers specializing in outdoor education so they understand the importance of making lessons interactive and fun.
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