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Club Ed Santa Cruz Surf School

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Address: Santa Cruz, CA
Phone Number: (831) 464-0177
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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My kids (20) and (11) had the best experience ever!! I would recommend this to any family that is looking for an experience and memory to last forever. The staff were so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My kids (20) and (11) had the best experience ever!! I would recommend this to any family that is looking for an experience and memory to last forever. The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. The lessons were 2 hrs long and the fee was well worth all the photos I took and smiles my kids had. My kids even... More 

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Lake Cathie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 14 year old daughter had a great surf lesson with Rick at Cowells Beach. It was freezing in the water but they supplied a nice thick wetsuit and booties to keep warm! I would definitely recommend them.

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My wife and I took our two boys (12 & 16 year olds) and several of their friends to Santa Cruz for a few days. None of us were more than beginners, several of the boys had never even tried surfing before. A little time with the Club Ed instructors, though, and they were up on waves and smiling ear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

I cannot say enough great things about Ed and his fantastic surf school. I took 3 of my own children and 1 friend for surf lessons last month and Ed was incredibly helpful in setting up the lesson and the two instructors we had could not have been more fabulous. Both professional and fun. It was one of the most... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did a group lesson with Sky and Blake. We had always wanted to try surfing and thought it would be a crime to be in Santa Cruz and not try it out. I spoke with Ed a lot during the booking process and he was fantastic. Sky and Blake were fantastic instructors and had us up... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Instructors are amazing. I'm a beginner in surfing and they were very patient with me when it comes to catching a wave. At the end of the day, I was able to get my basic of surfing and was able to catch more waves than what i expected. Ed is such a wonderful guy and I look forward to referring... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

Me, my wife and two friends recently had the pleasure of learning to surf from Ed & another instructor (Joey). What an amazing experience! I've previously done some lessons but knew immediately these were on another level. Extremely attentive, genuinely loves to teach and i can't recommend him or his school enough. Out on the water, Ed also laid a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

15 minutes in and Ed had us riding our first wave .... AMAZING!. What a great experience!!! Ed and the team are consummate professionals who make learning to surf fun and easy. The instruction was excellent and we made some great new friends. Thanks Club-Ed!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Went to try out surfing for the first time at Santa Cruz Santa Cruz is a great place to learn surfing, low tides and nice beaches. Things I liked or recommend: 1) great instructor - went with Rik. Who was awesome, great personality and patient teacher and can tell has passion for surfing 2) probably would check the wind conditions... More 

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Redwood City, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

There are lots of surf instructors in Northern California. Finding a SUP surf coach is a lot more difficult. Ed Guzman is the guy, having a lifetime of experience coaching regular surfing as well as SUP surfing. He took me to a spot with fabulous conditions: a perfect pealing wave with almost no crowd. For an hour and a half... More 

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