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Calema Windsurfing & Watersports

2550 N Banana River Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952-5431
+1 321-453-3223
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Water Sports Camp - a uniquely Florida camp!

My 10 and 12 year old sons participated in the all day, 5 day Water Sports camp - wind surfing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Heather C
COUSIN CAMP FUN!!

We brought our daughter and nieces to Calema to enjoy a morning of paddle boarding and kayaking as... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
aframealexander
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Rockledge, Florida
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Calema offers Instruction, Rentals and Sales for the sports of Windsurfing, Sailing, Kayaking and Stand-up Paddling (SUP). We opened our doors in 1984 and in 1998 built our current facility located inside Kelly Park (right on the Banana River)in Merritt Island. Tinho Dornellas, owner, is one of only two Master Instructors for Windsurfing in the US - and designer of Windsurfing & SUP boards and sails for KONA brand. Calema offers instruction year for all ages - Summertime is busy with our Kids' Camps - featuring all four sports and river exploration for kids ages 8+
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2550 N Banana River Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952-5431
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Reviewed yesterday

My 10 and 12 year old sons participated in the all day, 5 day Water Sports camp - wind surfing, sailing, kayaking, and paddle boarding. The instructors had them in the water within minutes on the first day, and they were almost always in the...More

Thank Heather C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We brought our daughter and nieces to Calema to enjoy a morning of paddle boarding and kayaking as part of our annual Cousin Camp. We had an awesome experience, from checking in with the nice young men who helped us get set up with gear...More

Thank aframealexander
calemagirl, Owner at Calema Windsurfing & Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. So glad you had a wonderful family time on the river - and got to experience having the dolphins and manatees choose to come close. Hope you can come back again soon! Susie

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my son's 4th year at Calema's watersports camp. We drive over from Clearwater, FL each year because Calema offers the best variety of watersports and has the best staff. We have tried other windsurfing camps... This is definitely where you should go to...More

Thank cuevas0212
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great teachers, beautiful location, fun class. My son (11 yrs) learned to sail, kayak, paddle board, wind surf. He learned safety techniques. They got to kayak to an island and cook out. Very fun class, We will come back.More

Thank Valerie B
calemagirl, Owner at Calema Windsurfing & Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Valerie, Thank you for your review. So glad your son enjoyed the Watersports Camp. We love introducing children to these sports - which they can do for the rest of their lives. We would love to have him back again, anytime. Have a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My 12 year old participated in the week long 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. watersports camp -- windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing. We've done a lot of camps over the years, but this was by far his favorite one ever. He wants to sign up for...More

Thank Angela G
calemagirl, Owner at Calema Windsurfing & Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Angela, Thank you for your comments. We do love what we do and especially love to see the excitement on the kids' faces as they learn and conquer new skills. We would love to have your son back at camp anytime. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My 3 children ranging in age from 9-13 participated in Camp Calema for the first time this year. They cannot wait to go again next year!! The staff and owners go the extra mile, even under unforeseen weather conditions to aid the kids in skills...More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just love that we live in a place where our children can have an experience like going to a windsurfing class. My girls both attended one of Calema's Windsurfing camps and had a great time. The instructors were kind and knowledgeable and by the...More

Thank Brandi C
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I did a 3 hour lesson with Christine and she was an amazing teacher! She makes it so fun and gets genuinely excited to see you getting new skills. We went back with the whole family a few months later and did a windsurfing/ sailing...More

Thank TravelKidsChicago
calemagirl, Owner at Calema Windsurfing & Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thanks for the great review. It was great having your family here at Calema and very happy to hear that your children are excited over their new windsurfing skills. Enjoy your new equipment and hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

excellent instruction on fundamentals and theory of windsurfing..really taught how windsurfing works and how to perform proper technique highly recommend for any age!

Thank Jm O
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I had a wonderful time at the three day performance windsurfing clinic at the Calema Sailing Center April 7,8,and 9. A great combination of windsurfing instruction on the water as well as sailing theory on the shore resulted in a tremendous learning opportunity. The wide...More

Thank jhbek
calemagirl, Owner at Calema Windsurfing & Watersports, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank your for your review. We love sharing our passion for Windsurfing and other Watersports and are very glad you had a great experience. We look forward to your next visit.

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