SURF LESSONS

LEARN TO SURF WITH MSU

Lesson are available from experienced and certified staff from June through September, but may vary slightly due to conditions and water temperature. Exact locations will be determined by our instructors closer to the lesson date with safety and conditions best suited for learning in mind. Board and wetsuit are provided.

Call Maine Surfers Union @ 207-771-SURF (7873) To Book Your Surf Lesson Today.

Please Through Cancellation Policy & Information Below

Maine Surfers Union Surf Lesson Cancelation Policy 

    • No Refund if Canceled After 7-Days / 1-Week of Lesson Start Date
    • Canceling 7-Days / 1-Week in Advance Will Receive Full Refund – Minus A $25 Dollar Processing Fee
    • Changing Dates & Times of Lesson After 7-Days / 1-Week of Lesson Start Date Will be a $25 Dollar Fee
    • Adding An Additional Person To The Lesson is Allowed 7-Days / 1-Week Before The Lessons Start Date. (As We have to make sure we have enough instructors to student ratio)
    • No Refund if Subtracting A Person From A Group Lesson After 7-Days / 1-Week of Lesson Start Date. 
    • No Show – No Refund
    • No Refund After Surf Lesson Has Started
    • Lesson Take Place Rain or Shine (You will be getting wet anyways surfing)
    • Severe Weather We Will Cancel & Refund

All our surf instructors are contract workers. When canceling after 7-days it cost our surf instructors work.

We book up really fast throughout the summer when canceling after 7-days it’s a lost spot we could have filled with another group. Please be considerate and make sure when booking you can do the dates / times. 

We understand the weather in Maine can be a bit unpredictable at times. We will only cancel the lesson if we feel it’s unsafe to hold the lesson. Lessons are still healed in rain as you will already be getting wet during the lesson.

Gratuity for lessons is not included or necessary but generally recommended.

    • Narly $10
    • Wicked $20
    • Stoked $30

Large Groups: Parties of 6 or more are required to tip at least 20%

Scheduling: All lessons must be scheduled a week in advanced. We can schedule lesson 48-hrs in advance if there’s slots available & a available instructor. This isn’t guarantee as we advice to book a week advance.  

Requesting Instructors: Students may request to work with a particular instructor but working with that instructor is not guaranteed. Instructors have to juggle busy and constantly changing schedules so its is recommended that students tip the instructors they wish to work with in order to secure their lesson with him or her.

Being Late: Arriving 30 minutes before a lesson is recommended but 15 minutes early is a MUST. It takes a few minutes do get signed in, suited-up, and stretched out so please be on time and ready to go. If you are running late, please let us know and give us an honest ETA.

• When arriving late, we do our best to accommodate our students by giving them extra time a the end; however, at some point we have to end the lesson no matter what. We will have other students waiting to use their own paid time and cannot sacrifice their time. If you arrive so late that so you miss most of the lesson, you can choose to take the remainder of the lesson for the full lesson price, or simply pay the cancellation fee.

Equipment: If equipment is lost or damaged during a lesson, the student may be liable for replacing the equipment if actions were deemed negligent by owner or instructor. Prices vary for different equipment but are generally priced as follows:

    • Surf Board : $300
    • Leash : $30
    • Wetsuit : $200
    • Fins : $15 

• Leaving A Lesson: If you decide to leave the lesson at any point, you may not make-up the remaining time. 

• By signing up for a lesson with Maine Surfers Union LLC, you agree for your card on file to be charged for cancellation and damage fees. 

• Owners, instructors and affiliates of  Maine Surfers Union LLC are not responsible for injuries or damage caused to students or their parties.