Saturday 07 March 2020 at 11:30am - 3pm
Beginners Surf Session
Newcastle University Students' Union (Front Entrance)
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Learn to ride the waves at Tynemouth Beach in this 2-hour beginner lesson.
All equipment is supplied, surfboards, wetsuits, boots and gloves if needed, all you need to bring is swimwear and a towel. Warm clothing is advised for after the surf lesson.
The lesson consists of Introduction, equipment issue, getting into your wetsuit, beach and water safety, description of board and leash, Beach demonstration of surfing, warm up and entry into the sea, Catching a wave and correct prone position on board (lying down), water confidence building, Once everybody has successfully caught waves and felt the surge and rush of a breaking wave we exit the water together.
Travel to the session is via Metro, so please make sure you have appx £5.30 for a day saver (or bring your pop card).
Please be aware that if conditions are unsafe then the sessions won't go ahead but will be rearranged at the earliest opportunity. We will continue to monitor swell forecasts.
Finishes at 15:00