Surfing primary lesson (Shimoda City Public Services Institute)

Throughout a year
We hold surfing lessons about 5 times during the period from May to October. (ask for details)
1 people 3,000yen~

Outline of the program

The goal is to expand opportunities for you to familiarize yourself with nature through regional activities. This is a surfing class for beginners and parents by an official instructor of the Japan Surfing Federation. There is also Snorkeling lesson.

Program schedule

Half-day course / 1 day course (different fee)

First half : (video & lecture) Basic knowledge to practice marine sports, surfing rules & manners and etc. (not for half-day course)
Last half : (practical training) Go to the beach and experience surfing

Availability of English guides on the day of the activity

Japanese only.

Detail of the program

Venue ⁄ location Swimming pool at Shikine Park and Shirahama Beach
Available period Throughout a year
We hold surfing lessons about 5 times during the period from May to October. (ask for details)
Available period
Hours of registration 10:00am - 4:00pm
Length of the program
Reservation Required (Max. 8 persons)
Toilet Yes
Kiosk Yes/ Shikine Swimming Pool
Necessity of bringing something to eat Yes
Place to eat Yes

Required items to bring

Bathing suits worn under wet suits, beach sandals, towel.

Precautions ⁄ remarks

※ Participants required : Those who are above 125 cm tall and not afraid of water. / ※ It may be interrupted or canceled due to weather and natural conditions.

Details of the fee

1 day course (first course ): 4,500yen (11: 00am- 4: 00pm) lecture & lesson, including rental fee, insurance and lunch / 1 day course for family : 8,000yen / 2 people (11: 00am - 4 :00pm) lecture & lesson, including rental fee, insurance and lunch / Half day course (only for experienced) : 3,000yen (0:30pm ~ 4: 00pm) practical training only, including rental fee and insurance / ※ tax Included / discount for previously experienced participants in our lesson
Remarks concerning the fee Rental fee (included) : Surf board and wet suits
Payment method Cash on the day
Cancellation fee 10-3 days before : 20% / 2 days before : 30% / Previous day : 50% / On the day and non-participation without notice : 100%
Reservations accepted from Throughout a year
Reservations accepted until Previous day, noon / Reservation closed when fully booked (- 8 persons)
Maximum number of people accepted through the reservation 1~8 people

Meeting place ⁄ map

Meeting place (name) ⁄ meeting time

Lobby of the swimming pool at Shikine Park

Meeting place (address ⁄ access)

7 - 8 minutes drive form Shimoda Station

Reservation ⁄ inquiry

English service for making reservations and inquiries No support in English. Please contact to "Seamon" by phone or email.
Name Shimoda City Public Services Institute
Address 757 Shikine Shimoda
TEL ⁄ FAX Tel.0558-23-6333  Fax.0558-27-2446
When you make a reservation or inquiry on the phone or via FAX, tell the instructor that you saw the Sea-mon website.
Business hours 1:00pm - 6:30pm
Closed Monday off

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