Experience more in Sligo with surf coach Seamus McGoldrick – a professional bodyboarder and Strandhill native. Enjoy a unique offering with this experienced and professional surf guide, outdoor enthusiast and local historian.
Come to our surf school and be looked after by our professional Irish Surfing instructors. We create surfing and bodyboarding experiences that you won’t forget on Ireland’s best beach break at Strandhill in County Sligo.
Sligo Surf Experience offers first-rate surf and bodyboard lessons along the edge of the Wild Atlantic Way in Strandhill, Sligo. Our range of surf experiences suits all our customer’s needs.
- Private and Group Lessons
- Summer Surf Camps
- Family and Child Friendly
- Surf Experiences for Corporate and Sports Groups
- Bodyboarding lessons
- School Tour Surf Experience
All our surf lessons include professional instructors as surf guides, all necessary surfing equipment (soft surfboards or bodyboards, warm wetsuits and boots), access to changing rooms and hot showers in County Sligo Surf Club and storage for personal belongings.
Warning: surfing is addictive and can lead to considerable thrills and spills.
Ocean Warrior Surf Camps
Our five-day Ocean Warrior Surf Camp is a fun and educational surf-based camp for U16s that is both inclusive and challenging. All surf camps are personally supervised by head coach Seamus Mc Goldrick and last 2.5 hours per day. Seamus Mc Goldrick is an experienced surf school manager with over twenty years surfing experience.
Surfing is a great way to build a young person’s confidence and their understanding of the ocean. The camp is designed to bring out the inner Ocean Warrior in every participant regardless of ability with the help and expert guidance of Seamus and his friendly and engaging team of instructors.
Our camp is available June, July and August and includes surfing and bodyboarding, beach games, educational environmental walks, water safety and ocean awareness and, of course, lots of fun in the ocean. The minimum age for surfing camps is 8 years old.
The aim of the Ocean Warrior surf camp is to change attitudes and behaviors towards the water and ensure that each student leaves with a lifelong respect and awareness of the ocean and essential water safety knowledge. Our program aims to develop confidence and social skills while creating a new sporting interest.
Our camp motto is: ‘Respect All, Fear None, Have Fun.’