We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

World Barefoot Center
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (23)
All photos (23)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“water ski”(4 reviews)
“learn how”(2 reviews)
About
The World Barefoot Center is the largest barefoot waterskiing school in the world. Whether looking for a quiet tour around the beautiful Chain of Lakes on Stand Up Paddleboards, flying like "IronMan" with Flyboard Central Florida, or learning to...more
Closes in 8 min
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Contact
3915 Conine Dr E, Winter Haven, FL 33881-9644
Website
+1 863-877-0039
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (12)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveler rating
11
0
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
11
0
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews water ski world champion learn how footing wbc waterski skills abilities techniques instructions learning swamp
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed November 10, 2018

If you ever dreamed of learning to barefoot water ski this is the place to go. You get expert barefoot water ski instruction from the world's best barefooters. This is the place to learn to barefoot ski or to train to be the next world...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dons088
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Great experience with awesome staff, they certainly make the trip worth it with the professional and great guidance received from the staff. Thanks, Ben, Ashley, Keith, Swampy, and David! Excellent time, will for sure be back!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Josh B
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

If you want to go to a place to learn how to Barefoot or improve your skills there is simply no better place. They completely treat you like family and you are learning and hanging out with the best of the best. We will be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tstell
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I spent a half day at WBC to work on my footing. Everyone was fantastic. They make you feel welcome right away. You sign a waiver, sign the wall, meet the crew and head out. Ashley was a phenomenal coach, and made some small adjustments...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kyle M
Reviewed January 18, 2018

We rented a pontoon boat from WBC for a half day adventure around the chain of lakes in Winter Haven. What a fun afternoon! I think we were able to visit 9-10 of the lakes. The staff is VERY helpful, friendly, professional and very talented!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JulieS7160
Reviewed December 3, 2016

I regularly travel from New Hampshire to WBC to train and brush up on my barefoot water ski skills. The best of the best teaches there. #1 in the world David Small, #1 in the USA and #2 in the world Keith St. Onge, #1...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank dons088
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I spent two full days at the world barefoot center, and my girlfriend rode along. Ashleigh was a fantastic coach and really helped to critique and improve my technique. Everyone was very friendly and made it a great experience. They also had very nice equipment....More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Derek K
Reviewed June 2, 2016

The World Barefoot Center has the top barefooters in the world that coach and train students. A lifetime experience that you'll want to go to again and again. Keith, David, Ben and Ashley are outstanding teachers and go above and beyond sharing their skills and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Joedolson
Reviewed May 18, 2016

The World Barefoot Center provides world-class barefoot water ski coaching for skiers of all abilities. Their coaches Dave Small, Keith St. Onge, Ben Groen, and Ashley Stebbeings are the best skiers and coaches in the world. Located minutes from Lego Land and only 40 minutes...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank mikemolepske
Reviewed May 17, 2016

My grandson and I visited World Barefoot Center in Feb, 2016. It was his first visit there and it was an unforgettable experience! He's only 6 yr old so I wasn't sure how he would take to being so far away from his mom. The...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Lynn J
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 nearby hotels
Banyan Beach Motel
9 reviews
1.94 miles away
Lakmar Motel Winter Haven
18 reviews
2.16 miles away
Winter Haven Gardens Inn & Banquet Center
294 reviews
3.84 miles away
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Winter Haven FL
469 reviews
3.91 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 233 nearby restaurants
Cornerstone Grill
96 reviews
1.89 miles away
Lake Alfred Diner
88 reviews
1.85 miles away
Luigi's Famous Pizza and Pasta
94 reviews
1.78 miles away
The Dive Inn
5 reviews
1.76 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 56 nearby attractions
Mackay Gardens and Lakeside Preserve
14 reviews
1.11 miles away
Sherman's Antiques
28 reviews
2.34 miles away
Biggars Antiques
5 reviews
1.89 miles away
Winter Haven Watersports
61 reviews
.00 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from World Barefoot Center staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines