New Online Reservation System

We just set up a new online reservation system. You can now see what times we have available and book your desired time right online.

**If you don’t see the day, time or location that you want, or would like to speak to us in person, please email, call or text us at:**

Kai or Josette
(310) 455-6900


Zuma Beach reservation ($40 deposit required when booking lesson):

Santa Monica/Venice Beach reservation ($40 deposit required when booking lesson):

Tips for Beginning Surfers, Surf Tip #3

Tip #2: Where to paddle out. Giving other surfers some space, while also looking after your own safety.

The herd mentality...or at least in Los Angeles, the most direct line from the most convenient parking lot to the surf!

The spot where all the other surfers are might not always be the best spot -- Know that people tend to have the herd mentality. “If everyone is there then it must be good”. This is not always the case, especially at big open beaches. Maybe the waves are not quite as good down the beach but there is nobody out. If it looks safe, why not paddle out there and have it all to yourself? This way you don’t add to the crowd at a crowded spot and you have the chance to catch any wave that comes your way. As a beginner, the biggest piece of surf etiquette that you need to know and abide by is to give other surfers space. This is for your own good and theirs. Down the road, especially at advanced spots, paddling out and sitting right in the pack, ready to catch the first good wave that comes through is considered bad form. Its kind of like cutting in line at Pinks Hotdogs on a Saturday night...not a good way to make friends.

How to Clean and Care for Your Wetsuit

Own a wetsuit that needs some good cleaning n’ love? Gotten a little crusty and funkdafried from all the sun and salt abuse? Our one-and-only Colin Simon shows you some proper wetsuit cleaning and care to help extend the life of your prized surf gear and get the most use out of it for many surf sessions to come (bonus ghetto tip at the end included...!).

The Perfect Holiday Gift? A Zuma Surf & Swim Training Gift Certificate

Want to beat out Santa with the perfect stocking stuffer this year? It’s simple! Surprise your friends and family with a gift certificate for a surf lesson, or a 3-lesson package for the serious surf student. We also offer ocean swim lesson gift certificates for those who are training for their next triathlon, or simply want to build their confidence in the ocean.

Just choose one of the
surf lesson or ocean swim lesson options, click the PayPal link and purchase the gift certificate with a credit card or your PayPal account. Feel free to call us at 310-455-6900 or email us if you have any questions, or prefer to pay for your gift certificate by check.