Surf Lessons Oceanside

Surf Lessons in Oceanside at Pier. All Ages 7 to 70.

Individuals, groups, and private lesson camps


Teaching Every Day All Year Around.    

Hi Mark!
“The lesson was GREAT,
we really enjoyed it! Thanks for a great experience
and the materials you sent via email!”
Nadia & Marino  3/6/17
“My kids can’t stop talking about
how much fun it was to go surfing. Thanks again for the fun!” 
J. Jacobs 4/18/17

9 Years Instructing at the Pier

Licensed and Insured

I Supply the Boards

Wet Suits at Asylum 2 blocks from the Beach

Recommended by Trip Adviser and Local Surf Shops

We meet North of the Pier at Life Guard Tower 2. 

Call 760-696-7149   Mark Kaplan Owner/Instructor

 1> 10:30 a.m. 2> Noon  3> 2 p.m.  4> 4:00 p.m. 

 (For two or more people, it is the total price, not each)

One Person     One Hour  $60,  1- 1/2  Hours $80, Two Hours $100

Two People       One Hour $80,  1- 1/2  Hours $100, Two Hours $120

Three People    One Hour $100,  1- 1/2 Hours $120, Two  Hours $140

Four People     One Hour   ($140),  1-1/2  Hours ($160) and  2 hours ($180)

Five People      $40 each for 1 1/2 hours ($200),   2 hours ($220)

Two Days of LessonsOne Hour Each Day$120 for one person, $160 for two persons, $200 for three persons.

Three Days of Lessons-  One Hour Each Day-  $180 for one person, $240 for Two, and $300 for 3 persons

Four Days of Lessons- One Hour Each Day- $240 for one person, $320 for two persons, $400 for three persons

Five Days of Lessons- One Hour Each Day- $300 for one person, $400 for two persons, and $500 for three persons.

I start most people on a 9′ board . You’ll be glad you did it. In lesson series I reduce size to 8′ and use 8′ for kids.

Lessons at 10:30 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Surf Lesson Payment Page

I supply the Boards. Wet Suits are $10 for three hours at

Asylum (310 Mission Ave.760-722-7101) 2 blks from beach 

Hi Mark!
Thank you again!  The boys fell in love with surfing!  D. Herzic, Ill.

Diana Craddock Cowan also commented on her status.
Diana wrote: “Mark you were the BEST instructor too! I am so thankful that we were able to meet you – and take lessons from you! You really made our day! “

“Most awesome day of my life and the best instructor possible…” Frank Berner, Pittsburg

“Awesome lesson, you rock”  Jeshua Frederick, AZ

“I’m so glad my kids had you instead of those other guys..”  Jim Vigil, WA

Call me to reserve a time.  760-696-7149  PST  Mark Kaplan owner, instructor. Mobile Number.

“I’ve read and watched so many on-line tutorials and I’ve gotta say your book is the coolest, most succinct and comprehensive I’ve seen. So good!” A. Parker, OR.


Purchase my 80 page eBook Surf Instructions: Beginner to Advanced 

to begin your adventure.

All the lessons I have learned from my students about

what makes learning to surf a fun adventure.  $8.62.

Download and begin reading.




Surf Boards Oceanside for beginner and short board lessons, used surf boards, instruction posts, and instruction videos. Beginner to advanced lessons are available for surfers in Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Leucadia, Del Mar, Solana Beach, La Jolla, Mission Beach, and San Diego. Buy Surf Boards including used short boards, soft tops, long boards, fun boards, and hybrids.