Level 1: Beginner Surf Coaching

The ideal course for an introduction to surfing, aimed at all the novice pupils at the school. Learn the basics of moving in the sea with the board and master the different paddling techniques using your arms and legs. Find out how to identify the different types of waves and practice the best way of getting on the board.

Duration: 2 hours x 4 days
Level: Beginners
All ages
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The perfect beginner’s course for learning the basics of this sport. On this beginners’ course you’ll learn to:

 Become more self-reliant with the board in and out of the water

 Recognise the different waves and cope with them

 Practice paddling with arms and legs

 And you'll have a great time doing sport and looking after your health



1 to 2 people €196 / person

If you enrol more than two people we’ll give you a discount on the price of the course.

-10% 3 to 4 people €176 / person
-20% 5 or more €156 / person

All the necessary equipment and accident insurance comes included.
Note: Surf and paddleboarding lessons are usually done in small groups (max. 8 people) and take place regularly. Information and times.
Once you've done the begginers surfing course the price of future classes will be 35€/person instead of 49€.


This is the course all beginners should do. It consists of 4 classes (on the days of your choice) lasting two hours each. The price of the course includes 4 classes with a qualified instructor, insurance and surfing equipment (board, wetsuit...)

On this course you’ll learn the following:

  • Safety and surf etiquette in and out of the water
  • Entering the water correctly
  • Paddling and position on top of the surfboard
  • Getting through a wave
  • Sitting on the board and the standby position
  • Steering the board
  • Catching the wave
  • Taking off and riding the wave
  • Moving on the face of the wave
  • Bailing out/kicking out
  • Finishing the wave
  • What to do if you fall off
  • Return to the beach

Thanks to the slope of the seabed, the waves in Barcelona and Castelldefels make for ideal surfing classes, recommendable for both adults and children (from 7 years old). At our school you’ll find people of all ages!

The price of the course includes:

  • necessary equipment
  • accident insurance


The table below displays the different hours when you can do your begginers surfing course:

Monday Closed by appointment
Tuesday from 9am to 8pm
Saturday from 9am to 8pm

After you book, we’ll send you emails announcing courses every time there are waves ideal for learning to surf. Just click on the email link to confirm when you’ll be coming. This way we make sure you learn to surf in ideal conditions.

Important note: You must arrive to the school 15-20 minutes before the lesson starts.

Your booking will be valid for one year from the time of payment.



Port Ginesta
Local 109, Les Botigues de Sitges
08860 Castelldefels, Barcelona
How to get there >

How to get there:
C-32 or C-31
Renfe line R2S direction Vilanova y la Geltrú
L94, Barcelona Pl. Catalunya-Playa de Castelldefels-Botigues de Sitges.

Frequently Asked Questions

You must know how to swim to go on any of the courses at the Escola Catalana de Surf. It is also advisable to be in good physical shape, which will help you take greater advantage of the course.

Six years old. Pupils must know how to swim.

You can book online through this page or if you prefer you can call us on the contact phone number during office hours.

You can start the course anytime you want. Once enrolled on a course we will send you an email with a calendar of days, times and places. You choose the day you want to come. It’s that easy!

Every week we send out emails announcing the lessons planned depending on the weather conditions. If you want to join a lesson, just click on the email link to confirm you’ll be coming.

Our classes are usually two hours long. Times may vary; we'll send you an email with the scheduled classes on a weekly basis. 


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