F.A.Q.'s

I've never surfed before, is BlueWave for me?

Yes!  A majority of our students have never surfed before or only a handful of times.  Our location is the perfect spot for beginners!

What is the ratio of students to instructors?

For our camp: We have a 3:1 ratio of students to instructors.  All of our instructors are CPR/First aid certified and well trained in ocean safety.  We also have Coronado lifeguards on duty at all times at our location.

For lessons: We have a 2:1 ratio of students to instructors. All of our instructors are CPR/First aid certified and well trained in ocean safety.  We also have Coronado lifeguards on duty at all times at our location.

Are there things do do while my child is in a lesson or at camp?

Absolutely! Coronado is world famous for it's beaches and small-town charm. Visit one of our amazing local restaurants, or iconic landmarks- or just stroll around town and take in the amazing views. 

I'm having trouble booking a lesson online, can I book another way?

Yes! Give Jan a call at 858-926-8161 or email her at janbaker.a@gmail.com to book surf lessons! 

Can I bring my own board and wetsuit?

Yes!  We are happy for you to bring your own equipment if they have it.  We ask you to please write your name on your wetsuit to prevent it from getting lost.  You can also bring a board if you have one.  We provide softboards  to learn on but if you want to bring your own hard boards, you may.

What do I need to pack for lessons/camp?

Your should bring a backpack with:

Lunch, a water bottle, swimsuit, beach towel, sunscreen, hat, shoes or sandals.

What is the water temperature?

The water temperature fluctuates throughout the summer. It can reach as high as 80 degrees- and as low at the high 60's depending on the currents, wind, and swell. We provide wetsuits, so you will never be cold during your lesson. 

Why can't I register my child for camp directly though BlueWave's website? 

BlueWave Surf Camp works in collaboration with the City of Coronado, because of this- you will need to register your child via the City of Coronado's website linked above. If there are any questions- give Jan a call at 858-926-8161, or email janbaker.a@gmail.com.

Walk-ups are welcomed!

Are there Lifeguards on duty? 

yes! Coronado lifeguards are always onduty at Stan's Beach while we are giving lessons and running camp. Our instructors are also CPR certified.