$49 for a Two-Hour Surf Lesson at Whitlock Surf Experience in Carlsbad ($99 Value)


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In a Nutshell

  • Two-hour surf lesson
  • Includes board & wetsuit rental
  • CPR-certified instructors
  • Emphasis on safety

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 23, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Excelling at water sports, like aging gracefully or enjoying dried fruit, requires acceptance of pruney fingers. Outfit yourself for aqua play with today’s Groupon: for $49, you get a two-hour surf lesson at Whitlock Surf Experience in Carlsbad (a $99 value). Today's Groupon also includes board and wetsuit rental for the full day.

Led by lifelong surfer Rusty Whitlock (RW) and his sons Cory and Ricky, Whitlock Surf Experience draws on generations of wave-riding wisdom to help surf students find their webbed wings, year-round. The shop's CPR-certified instructors emphasize safety and fun as they turn the Pacific Ocean into a practical classroom, keeping the student-to-teacher ratio at a five-to-one maximum to ensure individualized attention and prevent doubling up of Marx Brothers nicknames. Students will gain an introduction to all critical surfing skills, from paddling out and standing up to catching waves and evading errant seaweed, setting them on a path toward eventual ocean mastery and a new career as a courier to sea turtles.

Whitlock Surf Experience

The patriarch of more than three generations of surfers, Rusty Whitlock began shaping smooth surfboards almost 50 years ago. Accompanied by sons and professional surfers Cory and Ricky, the men of Whitlock oversee a collection of oceanic enterprises that include surf lessons, custom surfboard construction, and custom merchandizing. Whitlock Surf Experience trains budding boardsmen through small classes with a 1:5 instructor-to-student ratio. All teachers boast at least 10 years of experience and are CPR certified to save any waterlogged sand crabs. RW Surfboards fashions wave-riders of all sizes, from 6'5'' tubers to 11-foot longboards, as well as individual rentals for soft surfboards, bodyboards, wetsuits, and bikes.

Customer Reviews

It was an amazing time! Thanks! See you soon!
Melody · December 25, 2011
Wonderful experience for our two daughters, ages 14 & 11. They loved every minute of it!! The 14 year old asked us to buy her another lesson for tomorrow. Everyone was awesome...the instructor and the shop staff. I would definitely recommend to anyone!
Amanda C. · 2 days ago
Loved every moment of this experience. Instructors were extremely knowledgeable and hands-on with every person in the group.
Tiffany C. · June 21, 2017

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