Catch your first
wave with us!
Santa Monica Surf School is a passion project of Nick Ostrogovich – a Santa Monica native and passionate surfer! His mission is to introduce the experience and history of surfing in Santa Monica to new and experienced surfers while providing a solid foundation for students to feel comfortable in the ocean. Nick hopes that after your surf class at Santa Monica Surf School, you feel inspired to live more sustainably, help protect the ocean, and have more fun on the beautiful open water.
Together with his ISA-certified coaches, Santa Monica Surf School leans on over 45 years of combined surf experience to make your adventure as unforgettable as it is educational.
Santa Monica Surf School has been featured in the LA Times, Surfer Magazine and Time Out Magazine. Our surf lessons are one of a kind in Santa Monica, and we’re the only Surf School in Los Angeles certified by the International Surfing Association.
Santa Monica Surf School is a fun, safe, and educational surfing experience on the beach for all ages. During our child surf lessons and adult surf lessons, our coaches inspire lifelong skills, lasting memories, and treasured friendships.
Book a surf lesson in Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Manhattan Beach, or Malibu today! We provide the surfboard and wetsuit for every lesson, so all you need is a bathing suit, towel, and a can-do attitude!