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Open Sessions Information & Booking Form

Open Sessions are currently running every Saturday and Sunday at 14:00 (2pm) on Tynemouth Longsands Beach (subject to surf). Lessons are £25 per person per session and the cost includes all equipment, all you need to bring is swimwear and a towel.

Sessions are tailored based on the abilities of the group but follow the same basic structure.

Lesson Structure:

All lessons include the following elements:

  • Introduction
  • Equipment Issue & getting into wetsuits
  • General Beach Safety
  • Recall and other signals
  • The board and its parts
  • Warm Up
  • Entry into the sea – depth etc
  • Paddling
  • Catching waves / Prone position
  • Correct hand and body position
  • Action on a wipeout
  • Cool down
  • Conclusion and debrief

Lessons normally last about 2 hours. You can expect to spend around 3/4 of the lesson in the sea. We provide all the equipment you require (Surfboard, Wetsuit, and during colder seasons boots gloves and hoods) All you need to bring is swimwear and a towel. It is advisable to bring warm cloths for after the session.

You can register your interest by calling the shop on 0191 258 2496 (The shop is open 10:30 – 17:00).

Providing you don’t require the lesson within the next 7 Days you can also complete the form below. If the lesson you require is within the next 7 Days you MUST phone the shop to confirm availability.

Used for contact if the lesson has to be cancelled at short notice due to surf / weather conditions.