Learn to Surf

Surf Lessons and Courses

Probably the best Surf School and Surf hire facility in Jersey, with qualified teachers and resident ex-professional longboarder, Dan Harris in charge. Enjoy the thrill and pleasure of surfing in a variety of conditions and at any standard from “grom”* upwards!

St. Ouens bay is a tremendous place to learn surfing and our trained and skilful staff are there to help and support.

Private Surfing Lessons

We offer private surf lessons from beginner to advanced with our experienced and fun instructors. £60 per hour for one to one, or £60 + £20 per person for 2 or more up to a maximum of 8. Surfboards and warm 4mm wetsuits are included.

   Top quality school boards

  ISA/SLSGB qualified instructors

  Changing facilities and showers

   Beach safety, tides and currents

   Any ability level

Performance Coaching

  • Advanced surf coaching
  • One to one or as part of a group
  • We’ll match your ambition
  • Fitness and nutrition plans
  • Video analysis
  • Access to our worldwide contacts

Run every Sunday morning from May through to September, our Performance Courses are aimed solely at those experienced surfers of any age who simply want to get to the next level.

Whether it’s succeeding at a local, national or international competition, or even turning pro, we can help. With many years experience of coaching at senior levels, our senior instructor Dan Harris has the experience and contacts to help you. Dan can tailor nutrition and fitness plans to suit your ambitions, as well as a tailored, focussed training regime to get results.

Introductions to instructors and coaches in other locations around the world, can also add to your training and travel plans.

Give Dan a call on 01534 484404 or email him on dan@thesurfyard.com to have a chat.


We have a TV in our yard, so our students can benefit from video analysis of their improving technique, or when conditions are not suitable, we can watch some surf movies. Our beach is one big playground, so there is always something to do.

Group Surfing Lessons


For 8 or more people, 1½ hours classes £38 per person and suitable for all surfing abilities.  we can split your group into ability and make sure everyone has fun. Ideal for team building, corporates or just groups of friends wanting to learn about the beach or improve their Surfing.

Surfboards and warm 4mm wetsuits are included. With our connection with EL Tico Beach Cantina, why not have a group surf lesson and book a table next door to refuel and swop tall stories, over piles of delicious food and cold beers.

   Top quality school boards

  ISA/SLSGB qualified instructors

  Changing facilities and showers

   Beach safety, tides and currents

   Any ability level

Weekend Junior Surf Club

  • Block booking for 10 sessions £150
  • Week by week bookings £25
  • Running June, July and August
  • Age 8-16
  • Max of 18 students

Spread over 10 weeks starting in May, this course will give the student the full A B C surf lession skill set, then as the weeks go on, they will move on to more advanced skills, from green wave riding, turning on open faced waves, wave selection, paddling skills, our beach and environment.

Those students that show potential, will also get the opportunity of one to one instruction with our Chief Instructor, Dan Harris. The course will also talk about weather systems and tides that make waves and good surfing conditions.

On successful completion of the 10 week course, each Student will receive a “world famous” Surfyard Surf Club badge and their name will be engraved on our wall of legends. A Surfyard Rider for ever…..

Family Surfing Lessons

Family lessons are a great way to have some fun and get an introduction to Surfing, in a safe, professional environment, learning about the beach. Whether it’s for Grandma, Grandpa, Mum and Dad or the whole family, we’ll make a plan that suits you.

Prices are from £38 per person with surfboards and warm 4mm wetsuits included.

  Top Quality Boards and wetsuits

   ISA/SLSGB qualified instructors

   Changing facilities & showers

   Unbeatable family fun



A Grom is a surfing beginner, a “newbie”. That wonderful thing – a newly hatched surfer. Send in your own Grom pics to our FB page if you dare! Exceptional bravery may earn a T-Shirt!

tag it #grom


Qualified Surf Coaches

All of our Instructors are Qualified in coaching and safety

Look out for Special Events

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