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Address: Santa Cruz, CA
Phone Number: +1 831-464-0177
06:00 - 20:00
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What a first lesson!

Over from London doing the Pacific highway from San Fran to San Diego, stop in Santa Cruz for a lesson as I'd see good reviews before. Had a one to one session and taught by... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
Mark M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Its really hard to judge how good the lesson was as I didn't catch any waves but as surfers know that's the breaks sometimes you get the waves and sometimes you don't. I got what I wanted which was local knowledge from Rick and I paddled so much I thought my shoulders would fall off. Ed's service is great. They... More 

Thank John G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Over from London doing the Pacific highway from San Fran to San Diego, stop in Santa Cruz for a lesson as I'd see good reviews before. Had a one to one session and taught by Rick, it was absolutely fantastic. Great teacher, after being suited up and given a board there was a short talk through on dry land and... More 

Thank Mark M
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Santa Cruz is an awesome place. The surf is almost always up. The folks at Club Ed made me feel like a local. I can't wait to go back. I want to live there now. It was one of my best trips ever. Ed's knowledge of surfing and the way he approaches life in general makes for an enriching experience.... More 

Thank whitwhitley
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

My kids (20) and (11) had the best experience ever!! I would recommend this to any family that is looking for an experience and memory to last forever. The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. The lessons were 2 hrs long and the fee was well worth all the photos I took and smiles my kids had. My kids even... More 

Thank Michelle H
Lake Cathie, Australia
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

My 14 year old daughter had a great surf lesson with Rick at Cowells Beach. It was freezing in the water but they supplied a nice thick wetsuit and booties to keep warm! I would definitely recommend them.

Thank smithbeachhouse
Walnut Creek, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

My wife and I took our two boys (12 & 16 year olds) and several of their friends to Santa Cruz for a few days. None of us were more than beginners, several of the boys had never even tried surfing before. A little time with the Club Ed instructors, though, and they were up on waves and smiling ear... More 

Thank Eric P
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

I cannot say enough great things about Ed and his fantastic surf school. I took 3 of my own children and 1 friend for surf lessons last month and Ed was incredibly helpful in setting up the lesson and the two instructors we had could not have been more fabulous. Both professional and fun. It was one of the most... More 

Thank 140stellab
Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did a group lesson with Sky and Blake. We had always wanted to try surfing and thought it would be a crime to be in Santa Cruz and not try it out. I spoke with Ed a lot during the booking process and he was fantastic. Sky and Blake were fantastic instructors and had us up... More 

Thank shen2159
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Instructors are amazing. I'm a beginner in surfing and they were very patient with me when it comes to catching a wave. At the end of the day, I was able to get my basic of surfing and was able to catch more waves than what i expected. Ed is such a wonderful guy and I look forward to referring... More 

Thank Maya L
Santa Clara, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Me, my wife and two friends recently had the pleasure of learning to surf from Ed & another instructor (Joey). What an amazing experience! I've previously done some lessons but knew immediately these were on another level. Extremely attentive, genuinely loves to teach and i can't recommend him or his school enough. Out on the water, Ed also laid a... More 

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