Road to Ambleside (Cates Park)


Road to Ambleside (Cates Park)

Rates: $295 plus GST
Dates: Wednesday June 19, 26 July 3 and Sat July 6
Age: 16+
Call 604.929.2268 to book & inquire

Learn to Ride Waves in a Surfski!

Catching a wave is often the most exhilarating feeling one gets while paddling!  The Surfski is the perfect craft in which to learn to ride open ocean waves. This course is for intermediate to advanced paddlers looking for a safe, but exhilarating rough water challenge!  It consists of four 2.5 hr sessions, the first three building the skills necessary towards the final day…riding waves at the Ambleside tide rip!

Sessions include:

  • Remounts and Rescues
  • Forward Paddling Power
  • Bracing, Balance and Riding Waves
  • Riding Waves at the Ambleside Tide Race

Who should enroll on this course

Introduction to Surfski lesson or equivalent experience.


No of Sessions4
Price (without surfski rental)$295 (excl tax)
Price (with surfski rental)$370 (excl tax)

$25 non-refundable registration fee (per person per lesson). 14 days notice before first day of your lesson is required to reschedule or to cancel for a refund (not including the non-refundable $25 registration fee)

4 Sessions

May 8Wednesday (Cates Park)6pm-8:30pm
May 15Wednesday (Cates Park)6pm-8:30pm
May 22Wednesday (Cates Park)6pm-8:30pm
June 8Saturday (Ambleside)9am-11:30am

What to Bring

If you need info on what to wear or bring with you, check out our What to Bring page.

If you need additional info on our safety or cancellation policies, check out our Additional Info page.

If you have any other questions, see if they are already answered on our FAQ page or call us at 604.929.2268.

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