Adult Progressive Surf Program

Wellington Surf Lessons is stoked to be offering a progressive surfing program for both beginner and intermediate level surfers!

Our weekly progressive surf program is the perfect way to get in to surfing, improve your skills and most importantly have fun with like-minded people in a safe, friendly and non judgemental environment. Regular attendees will be able to track their improvement on a week-by-week and month-by-month basis.

Our classes are broken up into 2 groups; beginner and intermediate surfers, to ensure you are getting the most out of your sessions.

Booking can be done in groups of 4 weeks at a time, however we encourage everyone to continue on with the program beyond their first 4 weeks in order to master their surfing!

What’s Included:

  • ALL equipment; surfboards and wetsuits (or bring your own)
  • Dedicated, qualified and experienced coaches


  • Wednesday evening 6-7:30pm

Upcoming Dates 2022:

Please note: price includes 1 class per week for 4 weeks on Wednesday evenings..

Round 1)

  • Wednesday, 16, 23 Feb, 2, 9 Mar, 2022 (Now open)

Round 2)

  • Wednesday, 16, 23, 30 Mar, 6 April 2022 (Opening soon)


Round 1)
$259/ every 4 weeks (Early-bird rate)

Note: Round 1 Early-bird rate available until Feb 10th then will be $280 

Round 2)
$259/ every 4 weeks (Early-bird rate)

Note: Round 2 Early-bird rate available until March 10th then will be $280 

Ages 17 +
For students 16 or younger please see our kids after school program



  • Beach awareness, understanding the wind and waves, oceans and tides and staying safe at the beach.
  • Surfboard design and use, sea entry and correct surfboard handling.
  • Catching waves with correct body and hand position, stopping your surfboard.
  • Catching waves with paddling technique, learning the pop up to stand technique.
  • Standing surfing position and riding a wave for as long as possible.
  • Better paddling techniques for speed and efficiency.
  • Getting out past breaking waves.


  • Reading waves and understanding the different types of waves, what to catch, when to and why.
  • Catching the unbroken wave.
  • Timing & take offs.
  • Frontside / backside turns and riding down the face of the wave

Surf Training Using Surfskates

"If there is no surf or the weather is bad our surf-skate classes will be the perfect backup plan!"

Surf-skating for women has taken off around the world and are the perfect way to train for surfing when there are no waves.

Our Slide Surf-skates have a special designed front truck that rotates, which allows the skateboard to move and respond just like a surfboard.

Slide Surfskates are being used by top surf schools in Australia and now at Wellington Surf Lessons to help students progress more effectively.

Surf skate training is a great way to improve your surfing techniques. You can practise manoeuvres over and over again and build up muscle memory during this process. Back in the water everything will click and slide in position.