This lesson is specifically for juniors! From learning to catch your first wave, standing. It also offers a wee bit more for juniors that wish to learn a little more skills at a beginner level such as turning and speed control skills in the white water.

Open to juniors aged 7yrs-16yrs olds these lessons are run by friendly experienced Coast to Coast instructors, include soft boards and top of the range wetsuits and boots to keep you warm whatever the weather. Covers National Federation level 1 and 2.

Availability :  Weekly April to October (subject to waves)

If you don’t see availability you can send us a text to 07971 990361 with your name, sport and level and we can put you on a last minute whats app surf groups. If your flexible and can’t see space then its good to be on this.

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Just wanted to say a huge thank you to all the staff who ran today's beginners lesson. My son Jack had 'the best day ever'. He loved it so much. The staff were so kind to him and helpful and we were all super impressed.

JV Bulchin

Lesson Information


Lessons last two hours and all equipment is provided.  All participants must be over 7 years old and able to swim 50 metres unaided.


We provide top of the range 5mm wetsuits, safe and stable softboards and all accessories required for the time of year so you're really warm! If you're more advanced we also provide hardboards.


We operate from the Belhaven Surf Centre, a wonderful brand new facility on the beach.

The surf centre has hot and cold showers and underfloor heated changing rooms next to the south side of Belhaven Beach.


All equipment is provided but please bring a swim costume towel and sun protection.

If you require medication such as inhalers, insulin etc, please ensure that you notify instructors so it can be taken to beach in our safety bag.


Standard lessons have a max ratio of 1 instructor to 8 pupils and often supplemented with an extra assistant. Advanced classes are 1:4 max.

Our staff all have lifesaving or beach lifeguard qualifications, are disclosure checked, and have an ASI or ISA level 1, 2 or 3 instructor qualification. Four of our current team have been Scottish National Champions in either surfing, longboarding or bodyboarding in the recent past.


South East Scotland is one of the UK's best locations to learn to surf with perfect, small beginner waves in Scotland's sunniest location.  Belhaven Beach is one of the best beginner friendly beaches in Scotland.

In the event of no waves, you will be contacted in advance and offered an alternative sport suitable to the weather conditions, such as stand up paddle, coasteering, surf skate or a beginner zero surf class.  Our range of sports means that we can offer an activity in all but the most extreme weather conditions.