$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

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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

Great non-intimidating experience. The instructor took his time teaching and stood in the water for 2 hours coaching us to get up on the board. Great experience and I highly recommend for beginners.
Daniel R. · December 8, 2016
I took my 13-year-old son and his friend there for a private 2-hour surfing lesson. It's my son's first time ever. The instructor, his name I believe Sean, was very nice and very good with teaching skills. He worked hard every minute of the whole 2 hours to get my son and his friend able to stand on the board and surf, even though the weather was cold that day. My son and his friend were able to achieve standing on the board only after about 15 minutes. I am so pleased with the services, my son and his friend were also very happy. I strongly recommend this place to everyone.
Brandon L. · November 22, 2016
The staff was awesome! They're so nice and helpful. The lesson was sweet and to the point. The instructors were really helpful and I was able to get up a few times! They also have some pretty sweet merchandise! I'll most definitely be going back!
Kailea · September 7, 2016
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    2601 State St.

    Carlsbad, California 92008

    760-994-0506

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