Private Lessons



5 and up. All skill levels are welcome to book a 1:1 with a HSS surf instructor. Students under the age of 7 must do a private lesson before they can join the Kids Group Surf class

You Need

You Need

To come in a bathing suit and bring a towel. All participants should know how to swim

We Supply

We Supply

All you need to surf including a wetsuit and surfboard, as well as access to the beach during your lesson, however, you can bring your own surfboard if you prefer



7 days a week. Visit our Private Lesson page and fill out the form to request a lesson. We will book the day/time that is best for you as well as the tide and ocean conditions

Arrival Info

Arrival Info

Please arrive on the beach 15 minutes before the start. Advanced booking is required



Spring Lake, Lavallette, Seaside Heights and Seaside Park



A Private Surf Lesson can be booked 7 days a week at any HSS location — Spring Lake, Lavallette, Seaside Park as well as Seaside Heights at Cabana Beach and MBBTC and Chapel Beach Club for Members Only. Booking a Private Surf Lesson allows you to get personalized instruction if you are a beginner and perfect a specific skill set if you’re a more seasoned surfer.


Private lessons are 75 minutes however we can extend that lesson time upon request. We can also accommodate any size group — private parties and groups are always welcome!



  • Private lessons are 75 minutes.
  • We provide all you need to surf — including a wetsuit and board. Please show up in a bathing suit, with a towel, sunscreen and anything else you may need. (You can leave personal items under our tent — however, do not come with anything valuable, as although we consider belongings safe, we cannot be held responsible for missing items.)
  • If you have your own board or wetsuit, you are welcome to use them.
  • At our Spring Lake, Lavallette and Seaside Heights at Cabana Beach locations, HSS student(s) as well as parents/guardians do not need a beach badge to access the beach during your 75-minute Private Surf Lesson. At MBBTC and Chapel Beach Club, you must be a member.
  • At our Seaside Park location, HSS can provide a beach badge for the HSS student(s) plus one parent or guardian during your 75-minute Private Surf Lesson. Additional guests must purchase a daily beach badge.
  • We are located on the beach at Remsen Avenue in Spring Lake; 5th Avenue in Seaside Park; Brown Avenue in Lavallette; 2 Ocean Terrace on the beach in Seaside Heights at Cabana Beach. MBBTC and Chapel Beach Club lessons are on site at the clubs. Click the location boxes below for a Google Map pin to open up and bring you right to us!


We book private lessons based on the tide, the ocean and weather conditions as well as your schedule and instructor availability. The reason: this ensures you will get the best surfing conditions.

We will always work with you to set the day/time you request but also maximizes your surfing time. All Private Surf Lessons are 75-minutes as we feel this provides ample surfing time. If you would like to book an extended lesson for a large group, corporate event or birthday party, we can absolutely accommodate you.

Please call us at 732.966.6430, email or fill out the Private Reservation Form below. Please always include the name of the student(s), their age(s), location you’d like to surf as well as any particular dates and any time restrictions you may have which includes the earliest or latest you want a lesson booked.

Important info about cancellations: We require a minimum of 2 hours notice from the start of a lesson for all cancellations. After that time or any no shows, will be charged for the lesson amount in full. Also, if you do not arrive on time (10 minutes prior to the start of your lesson time), we cannot guarantee you will get the full lesson time in however you are responsible for the full fee.

Important info about payment: Private Lessons are paid for when the lesson details are confirmed. If a lesson is cancelled due to weather or ocean conditions or for any reason outside of the 2-hour cancellation window, the payment credit will go back into your account to be used for payment of your next lesson. If you require a refund, please email




*All Private Lessons are 75 min


Private Surf Lesson for 1 Surfer with 1 Instructor


Private Surf Lesson for 2 Surfers with 1 Instructor

($77.50 per person)


Private Surf Lesson for 3 Surfers with 2 Instructor

($74 per person)

$70 per person

Private Surf Lesson for 4 or more Surfers

$275 total

3 Private Surf Lessons for 1 Surfer

$455 total

3 Private Surf Lessons for 2 Surfers

Private Lesson Request

Let us know who is surfing, where and when and we'll book your request asap. After filling this out, be sure to click SIGN UP above to create an account in the surfer's name if they don't already have one.

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