Marks Surf Lessons in Oceanside

Surf Lessons in Oceanside

Marks Surf Instruction

10 Years teaching at the Oceanside Pier



Over 3,000 students have learned the easy beginner techniques to help them catch waves and ride the first lesson

You will be able to practice on your own after the lesson.

Private Surf Lessons for Individuals, Families, and Groups

Surf Lessons Recommended by the Surf Shops, Hotels, and Trip Adviser

Licensed by the City and Insured

Surf Boards Provided


Surf Lesson Appointments:

1>  760-696-7149  PST 

2> Or   You can send an email to to reserve

3> Or Text message phone number


  • Credit card over the phone or on Payment Page
  • Pay Pal invoice by Email
  • Cash at the Lesson


What Others Think

“Mark, thanks for making our first surf lessons great. Your instruction, patience, and professionalism made it a great experience for us, especially my anxious 11 year old. Your boards were great too (we rented boards the next day from a local shop and they didn’t work as well). We’ll look you up again next time we are in town. Thanks”, Limburgs: Parker, Eric, Skyelar  6/18/18

“Mark you were the BEST instructor too! I am so thankful that we were able to meet you – and take lessons from you! You really made our day! Diana C. Georgia.

” Mark! You’ve been patient and generous with us, I appreciate that very much. I am very happy to have had my first surfing experience with you because you made it very clear of what to do and now I feel like I have a solid starting point from where I can continue next time. ” Dmitry Baronov, Italy 3/26/19

“Most awesome day of my life and the best instructor possible…” Frank Berner, Pittsburg

Surf Lesson Times:

 1>9 a.m. 2> 10:30 a.m. 3> Noon  4> 2 p.m.  5> 4:00 p.m. 

7 days a week all year round. 

760-696-7149  Call or Text


(For two or more people, it is the total price, not each)

One Person   One Hour $50,  1- 1/2  Hours $70, Two Hours $90

Two People   One Hour $60,  1- 1/2  Hours $80, Two Hours $100

Three People   One Hour $100,  1- 1/2 Hours $120, Two Hours $140

Four People   1-1/2  Hours ($160), 2 hours ($180)

Five People   1 1/2 hours ($200),   2 hours ($225)

Six People  1-1/2 Hours ($240), 2 hours ($280)

Call for bigger groups. Have taught up to 24.

We meet at Life Guard Tower 2, just north of the Pier

Wet Suits are $12 for three hours at Asylum (310 Mission Ave.760-722-7101) 2 blks from beach. In the summer, surf shack open on the beach at Life Guard Tower 1, south of the Pier. Wet Suits $10.

After the lesson you can call or email anytime with questions. I send you a video on my Dry Land and In Water Demo you can use to revisit the lesson.

760-696-7149  Call or Text

See SURF PACKAGES for multiple days of surfing





A life long surfer and now a Surf Coach, Personal Trainer, and Fitness Nutrition Specialist.  Training beginner surfers for 10 years at the Oceanside Pier with over 3,000 students trained. More students trained than any single instructor in San Diego.

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What You Learn in a Lesson

Surf Lessons for Beginners and Intermediates. You will be riding in the first lesson. Basic techniques about how to catch waves and pop up on the surf board that can be learned at all ages.  

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Make payments through Pay Pal as a guest with your credit card.  Or you can call me with your credit card. 

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Marks Surf Instruction

Marks Surf Instruction 118 s Pacific St Oceanside, CA 92054

(760) 696-7149



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