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About Surf Happens
Surf Happens is Santa Barbara’s premier surf school, this is our profession and our passion. We are a community based business dedicated to sharing the spirit of Aloha and the life style of surfing with people of all ages and abilities. Founded in the local waters of Santa Barbara, California in 2000, we are a complete full service surfing school offering year round private and group lessons, surfing camps for kids and adults, after school program, our womens program Surf Happens Sisters, beginning to advanced coaching, and community surfing competitions including the annual Rincon Classic.
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Brian T wrote a review Jan 2020
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Having never done surfing before, I can say that the instruction is excellent! Within two rides I was up on the board and riding the waves! I highly recommend these guys, because they know wheat they are doing!
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Annmarie K wrote a review Sep 2019
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Another batch of amazing experiences with Surf Happens. The team was incredibly friendly and my instructor was so helpful and patient and generally fantastic. Best of all, I had tons of fun rides. So happy to have had these sessions with Surf Happens; I cannot wait to get out in the water with them again.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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L. MacGregor wrote a review Aug 2019
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I've always wanted to learn how to surf. My instructor Jack was an incredible teacher. He was extremely patient and had such a positive attitude. He answers any questions I had and was super funny. Thank you for this life-changing experience. Afterwards they let us use their cute outdoor shower and had a great conversation with one of their kind owners. She was very sweet and was very knowledgeable about tips for living a more ecofriendly life. Thank you Surf Happens for giving me this opportunity!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Betsey R wrote a review Apr 2019
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Great morning of surfing with Chris! Got us both up several times after never having surfed before. The instruction was excellent. Chris is funny, highly knowledgeable, and made our experience one we will never forget! Thank you Surf Happens!
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Silas M wrote a review Apr 2019
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This was my first actual surfing experience and Chris (the owner) was great! I took two lessons and my experience was super positive and I can't wait to get back. I would highly recommend Surf Happens for adult lessons or for kids.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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