2017 Schedule Below!
Hermosa Beach Friendship Circle Surf Camp
Surf camp for children and adults with special needs. You will learn about
lycra surf shirt and three photos of themselves. Also special goodie bag and guests!
ocean safety, basic surf techniques, tricks, equipment, and the beach environment.
Ages 7+. Our 7th year!
Surf classes have a 2:1 or more teacher-to student ratio for safety and a lot of
one-on-one attention. BZ soft surfboard provided. All students receive a T-shirt,
You must be an intermediate swimmer to participate (Have completed an
intermediate swimming class).
If you have a history of seizures, fainting spells, dizziness or other medical
conditions that may effect your participation please let us know. There is always
an instructor on duty that is a Lifeguard and California Credentialed Teacher. We
are professional educators that work in the local schools. We have many years
teaching experience with people who have special needs.
SUMMER 2017 SCHEDULE
August 14- 18
9:00 to 10:30am or
10:30 to 12:00pm
Fee: $199.00 (length of class: 1.5 hours) Classes run for five days, (Monday-Friday)
Hermosa Beach resident discount $10.00
Please call The Friendship Circle for screening: 310-214-6677 before registering with
the City of Hermosa Beach. The Friendship Circle is a non-profit organization that addresses
the challenges facing the families of children with special needs in an innovative way. Through
a full range of activities and events, the Circle creates its own special environment of friendship
For questions about the Friendship Circle Surf Camp contact-
Vince Ray- Cell 310-291-4378 or Home 310-370-1918 or
Where to park and what to bring:
The Hermosa Surf Camp is located at 11th street Hermosa
Beach. We are between the L.A. County Lifeguard Tower and the
L.A. County Lifeguard Headquarters at the Hermosa Beach Pier.
Parking is available on 11th street and Hermosa Ave. at the
meters or in the parking lot which takes credit cards or coins.
Drop off is available at 11th street and the Strand in Hermosa
Beach, but someone must stay in the car.
Please show up in a swim suit (surf trunks for boys and
speedo type swimsuit or sturdy bikini and surf trunks for girls).
Please bring sunblock, a towel, slippers (flip flops for hot sand),
sweatshirt, sweatpants (it can get cool and windy), water and a
We supply a rash guard (lycra surfing shirt for you to keep,
to protect you from the sun and surfboard) Wetsuits are advised
if you get cold easily and can be rented at Dive N' Surf