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Surfin Fire sponsored by Billabong Surf Camps is North County's Premiere Surf School Destination!

Surfing is truly a one of a kind sport, bringing the biggest rush you've ever experienced. Located in Encinitas and Oceanside, CA, Surfin Fire offers lessons and techniques creating any student into the next Johnny Tsunami in their camps and surf school. Their mission is to provide a positive surf learning environment for all, as well as to educate, inform and teach ocean awareness and beach safety.

Since 1999, Surfin Fire has been a family owned business, operated and ran by an Olympic gold medalist in the firefighter surfing Olympics. Providing fun and thrilling surf lessons with highly qualified and experienced staff, they're North County's premiere surf schools destination. They are highly recommended above all others in the region. Whether you're interested in individual or group surf lessons, summer surf camps, corporate events, team building, tailored surf lessons for the family or private gatherings, or surf tours, they have the experienced staff to excel at this adventurous sport.

Delivering a detailed individual surf program, along with 30 surf instructors, they bring creativity to all children and adults on making an experience of a lifetime. They will make it fun and safe, with safety as their number 1 consideration. Come find for yourself on experiencing a thrilling time learning the ins and outs of surfing!

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About Us

San Diego's North Coastal Premier Surf School

Surfin Fire is North County's Premiere surf school destination!

We provide quality surf lessons in Encinitas, Carlsbad, and Oceanside. Our surf camps and surf school is highly recommended above all others. Within our surf instruction curriculum, we deliver a detailed individual surf program that is proven!

You will build confidence and wave knowledge, while excelling in the sport. We guarantee you will be successful while thoroughly enjoying the thrill of surfing! As a local firefighter here in North County coastal, safety is our #1 consideration while delivering a safe and fun filled surf adventure for all ages to experience

SURFIN FIRE’S Surf School Programs:

  • Individual or group surf lessons
  • Summer surf camps
  • Corporate events (team building) & surf parties
  • Tailored surf lessons for family and private gatherings
  • Surf tours and surfing expeditions
  • Year round surf lessons & professional surf coaching
  • Tow in and step off surfing (premium)
  • Our mission is to provide a positive surf learning environment, to educate, inform, and teach ocean awareness and beach safety. Surfin Fire provides quality surf instruction which delivers a safe experience and guarantees a high level of success in learning to surf your first waves.

    We have 2 great locations to choose from: Oceanside Pier, and Encinitas Sea Bluff Leucadia (accessible thru Carlsbad Ponto State Beach or the Grandview Beach stair case in Encinitas). Both wave riding spots have a unique character and picturesque beauty.

    Surfin Fire is the preferred provider of surf lessons throughout North County. We are fully insured, certified, licensed and permitted at both locations thru the respective cities. Come on and catch the wave!

    Surfin Fire's surfing school caters to the local Resort industry such as the Park Hyatt, Four Seasons, Sheraton, Hiltons as well as many local small hotel and motel chains. Surfin Fire surf school covers the cities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Vista, San Elijo, San Marcos, Poway, Cardiff by the Sea, Rancho Santa Fe, San Diego Solana Beach, Fallbrook as well as many other communities

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