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Island Water Sports

Open Now: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Free surf lesson

The surf instructors made it really fun for everyone. Suitable for all ages. Would definitely go... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
Trek66364815260
Fantastic experience!!

So glad we did this, the instructor was very knowledgeable :) I would definitely recommended this... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
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Island Water Sports, your one stop surf and skate destination since 1978. Our Free Lesson Program is the longest running in the country teaching you how to surf, skim, or stand up paddle. We offer private and group lessons in surf, skim...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1985 NE 2nd St, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441-3702
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All reviews surf lessons surf shop every saturday paddle boarding great store full moon stand up paddle board free lesson super fun staff was very friendly my daughter loves bathing suits all ages learn how awesome experience these guys south florida
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The surf instructors made it really fun for everyone. Suitable for all ages. Would definitely go back again.More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with our O'Neill Free Lesson Program at Island Water Sports. As a family run business, word of mouth is truly valued. We hope that you will share the program, come back soon and bring friends....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we did this, the instructor was very knowledgeable :) I would definitely recommended this experience to anyone who’s in the area!!More

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Date of experience: April 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for joining us out in the water. We hope that you will come back again. If you are looking for other ways to enjoy the ocean, we also offer surf camp, private and group lessons, birthday parties, full moon paddle tours and so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was so helpful. The process was so easy. And the price was fantastic! We rented a stand up paddles board and ended up having two large manatees swim underneath and grace nearby just off the pier of Deerfield Beach. What an experience!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! So glad you had a chance to experience these gentle giants and that Island could be part of making this experience happen. Thank you for sharing this and come visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the last minute for spring break my daughter decided to do skateboarding camp at Island Water Sports. They went out of their way to accommodate us and make sure she was in camp and taken care of. I know I can always count on...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Lynsay, we are so glad she decided to be part of skate camp. We love to see girls getting on a board! Super stoked to have her there and we hope she will consider joining us for a few days this summer!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ive lived here my whole life and didnt know they offered free surf lessons. I immediately signed up my 3 kids when I found out about it. I was very impressed w the staff and my kids had such an amazing time, they cannot wait...More

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Date of experience: March 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Spread the word. We have been sharing our love of surfing through our free lesson program for over 40 years. We hope you join us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended. Surf lessons, staff was super fun and friendly both at the desk and out on the beach. Free lesson waa a little bit crowded but still instructors were well organized and helpful. Store is stocked loooking forward to some shopping!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us. We hope you will come back to surf with us again and bring some friends.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to sign up for free Saturday morning lessons while vacationing in the area, and then ended up doing a moon tour. Neither my son(17) or myself had ever been on a SUP. Both of the instructors were awesome!! I have wanted to do...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so thankful you enjoyed your full moon tour and lessons. We hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing experience to my daughter She loved it!!! She has a lot of fun and she wants to try again!!!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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TFrall, Public Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We LOVE to hear this! Sounds like you have a surfer on your hands. Hope to see you back again soon!

Reviewed February 25, 2019

Visited Island Water Sports this past weekend to check out the "free" (yes free!) surfing lesson and loved it! I've never surfed before and neither had my boys but we loved it! Great instructors with a great attitude! You don't find many services for free...More

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Date of experience: February 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

We love our free surf lesson program just as much as those we teach. It is such a great time in the water sharing our love of surfing. This has been our passion for over 40 years. Thank you for joining us and thank you...More

Reviewed February 25, 2019

Convenient location(walk to beach), great customer service, weekend surf and paddle board clinics, inventory of most anything needed for water sports!

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Date of experience: February 2019
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TFrall, Guest Relations Manager at Island Water Sports, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to share why you love our family owned business! 😍

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