Surf Academy

Learn to surf, hone your skills and progress your ability at URBNSURF Melbourne’s Surf Academy.

For All Abilities

Our Surf Academy Will Help You Surf Better

Located on the right-hand side of the lagoon, our Surf Academy is the home of our Surfing Victoria accredited surf school and high-performance training academy. Whether you’re just starting out, training for your next surf trip, or preparing for your next competition, URBNSURF’s here to help.

Learn To Surf Beginner

Designed for new surfers who want to learn!

The Bays offer gentle waves in a safe, controlled environment for all ages and abilities to learn to surf.

With the help of our friendly, expert coaches, you’ll be up and riding – fast – and sharing the stoke with your family and friends.

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Learn To Surf Beginner Progressive

Designed for beginner surfers who have already completed a Learn To Surf Beginner Lesson, and want to progress to surfing at The Point.

With a maximum of 8 participants per instructor, you’ll learn paddling, catching whitewater waves, popping up, and turning left and right.

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Cruiser Lessons

Designed for novice surfers who want looking to progress their surfing, our Cruiser Lessons are held during Cruiser Sessions at The Point.

With a maximum of 6 participants per instructor, you’ll learn how to take off on greenwater waves, trim and straighten out, and be introduced to bottom turns and cutbacks.

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Intermediate Lessons

Designed for intermediate surfers who want to enhance aspects of their surfing style and technique, and master the fundamental building blocks of performance surfing.

Held during Intermediate Sessions at The Point with a maximum of 6 participants per instructor, you’ll focus on developing wave entry and speed generation skills, and improving your turns, snaps and cutbacks.

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Progressive Turns Lessons

Designed for surfers who feel comfortable on the Cruiser setting and are looking to refine their surfing and work up towards Intermediate and beyond.
With a maximum of 6 participants per instructor, you’ll work and refine your technique to execute consistent turns and begin mastering progressive sections of the wave.

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Advanced Turns Lessons

Designed for Advanced surfers who confidently perform a range of major maneuvers and will be introduced to variation in turn length, type and timing and when to apply them.
Held during Advanced Turns sessions at The Point with a maximum of 6 participants per instructor. Guests will be introduced to the execution of a planned sequence of major maneuvers with increased intensity, control and speed.

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Advanced Lessons

Designed for surfers wanting to master the barrel section and one of the best experiences in surfing!
Held during Advanced or Expert sessions at The Point with a maximum of 4 participants per instructor. During this lesson the surfer will learn the basics of setting the line and positioning to enable safe and successful negotiation of the hollow section of the barrel.

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