Surfing / SUP

Hours of Operation

Monday Closed
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday Closed
Holidays Closed

Outdoor Recreation

242 Fort Mervine Place
Bldg. 228
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+1 (831)242-5506

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Monterey's surf can be epic; you just have to know when to be where. ODR's guides have this figured out. Save yourself hours of driving around and getting pounded in white water and instead,"hang ten" with ODR. From Big Sur, Monterey to Santa Cruz, the central coast produces awesome surf. We offer Surf and Stand-up Paddle Board lessons, day and weekend trips, as well as surf camps. Programs start as low as $45.

Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons (SUP)

Learn Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) — the latest craze. We have boards for rent and encourage you to join us for this fun experience.

Our lessons are for ages 7 and up and cost only $45 per person. Fee includes transportation, guide, and, equipment is provided.

Surf Trips

Day and weekend trips

Surf Santa Cruz! Catch the wave of a lifetime at northern California's best surf spots. These trips are for all skill levels. $45 per person, minimum of 4.

Transportation, guide, and equipment are provided.


The Complete California Experience
$35 Active Duty/ $40 Civilian

Depart POM Outdoor Recreation (Bldg 228) at 5:30 p.m.
Transport to local beach TBD (1-1.5 hours in the water)    
Estimated arrival back to POM at 8:30 p.m.

There are a number of great surf spots on the Central Coast. We will be surfing at a nearby beach based on weather and surf conditions. Patrons must arrive at ODR no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of  the trip, or any day prior to be sized for a wetsuit and surfboard. There will be no wetsuit fittings after 4:30 p.m. on the day of the trip.

This is an introduction to surfing. It's a group event and all ability levels are welcome. Seats are limited, so don't delay in signing up!  

Reserve your seat at Outdoor Recreation today!

Surf Camp

Enjoy an entire weekend of surfing instruction from two different platforms or, spend the time enjoying all the local water sports while camping in the coastal area of Monterey.

Santa Cruz Surf Camp Out
Camp out where the redwoods meet the sea in the Santa Cruz Mountains. We will help you set up camp then, you and your friends and family can enjoy hiking, surfing and exploration of the big trees. $99 per person, ask about family or group rates.

Transportation, guide, meals and equipment are provided. For all ages.