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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 72 hours you can also complete the form below. If the lesson you require is within the next 72 hours 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.