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Tips & information

General Information:

  • Lessons by Appointment.
  • All participants must be able to swim.
  • Participants must sign a waiver.
  • Adults sign for children under 18 yrs.
  • Participants are responsible for gear.

Safety Information:

  • Surfing & ocean sports can be dangerous.
  • Pay attention to the ocean conditions.
  • Never overstate your abilities.
  • Do not exceed your physical abilities.
  • Participate at your own risk.
  • Follow directions of instructors and warning signs.
  • Report any injuries, dizziness etc.
  • In an emergency call 9-1-1

For your Comfort:

  • Wear a Rashguard shirt.
  • Wear sunscreen on your face, neck head.
  • Wear a hat even in the water.
  • Cover other exposed areas.
  • Wear booties for traction.
  • Wear board shorts.
  • Drink lots of water.

Ocean Safety Tips:

  • Never dive headfirst into the water.
  • (Even when falling off your board).
  • Protect your head and neck.
  • Do not step on the reef.
  • Enter and Exit the water with care.
  • Do not swim where people are surfing.
  • Do not go out in strong offshore winds.
  • Stay away from fishermen.
  • Help others in need.

Ocean Conservation Rules:

  • Do not take shells, coral or rocks, from the water or beach.
  • Do not disturb the marine life.
  • Take your trash home with you.
  • Avoid taking glass to the beach.
  • Do not stand on the reef.
  • Do not feed the birds, animals, fish.
  • Do not put anything into the ocean that does not belong there.
  • Do not take anything out of the ocean that does belong there.

Surfing Rules:

  • Always surf with a buddy
  • Check the conditions.
  • If in doubt, don’t go out.
  • Don’t go out further than you can swim
  • Never turn your back on the ocean.
  • Stay away from crowded areas.
  • Do not take off if someone in your path.
  • Stay out of the surf zone when not surfing.
  • Do not surf where people are swimming.
  • Share the waves & surf with aloha.