Student Programs

Surf Courses for Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and English Schools


Manly Surf School and Sydney Surf School offers a range of surf safety, surf education, surfboard riding, body surfing and body board programs all year round for students. All programs are tailored for the school and age of the participants.

Our program is run in conjunction with Surfing Australia’s Safe Surfing Program and the NSW Education Department Risk Assessment guidelines. Our program and Surf School are the only surf school endorsed by the Australian Sports Commission on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

The five tiered program teaches from total beginner all the way to advanced. Narrabeen Sports High run a Targeted Sports Program which has current Australian Champion Laura Enever (2008 world title) and Cooper Chapman (current NSW Champion, 2008 Australian champion).

We currently have 70 schools (primary, secondary, university, english) participating in our programs. We teach at Long Reef Beach, Collaroy Beach, Palm Beach and Manly Beach.

All beaches were chosen by Manly Surf School/Sydney Surf School as they are the safest locations for surfing on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Classes can range from 3 hour lesson for a day one course, 1 hour courses for a whole 8 to 10 week term.


  1. 1 hr $18
  2. 1 hr term price 6-10 weeks $15
  3. 1.5 hr lesson $20 per student
  4. 2 hr lesson $25 per student
  5. 3 hr lesson $30 per student

Tertiary Institutions, Colleges, Universities & English schools – $40 for 2 hour lesson per person (this offer is only valid for groups over 15 people). We teach dangers of the ocean, rips, currents, tides and surf related skills. All staff are trained in Surf Coaching by Surfing Australia and hold current First Aid and Resuscitation Qualifications.

Bookings can be made here or call (02) 9932 7000.

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