SLOcal Surf Adventure

Apr 29, 2023

$50 students / $75 non-students

Learn to surf with ASI Poly Escapes Trip Leaders! Come out to a local beach and learn how to paddle, stand up, and catch your first wave with Poly Escapes.


Skill Level: Moderate

Activity Level: Beginner

Trip Highlights

  • Beginner surf instruction
  • Central Coast beach location experience
  • Leave No Trace education (marine focus)
Potential teachable moments:
  • Ocean Safety
  • Marine Life
  • Surfing Etiquette


  • Surf day trip to a local beach.
  • Beach location TBD— dependent on weather and surf conditions. Will be provided closer to the trip date.
  • Will be in sun and surf for most of the day.
  • A pre-trip meeting will be held in the weeks prior to the trip. Participants will receive confirmation of a pre-trip date and time after registering.



  • Participants should have the ability to tread water above head height for approximately one minute.
  • Comfortable in the water, swimming up to 100 yards.

What's Included

  • Participants are responsible for securing their own transportation; transportation is not provided.
  • Surfboards
  • Wetsuit
  • Booties
  • General group gear
  • Snacks

What to Bring

  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Water Bottle
  • Lots of Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Jacket or warmer clothes
A more comprehensive list will be distributed at the pre-trip meeting.
Need Rental Equipment?

The Poly Escapes Rental Center at the Cal Poly Recreation Center has the gear you need for your next adventure! Explore our selection online, then visit the Rental Center to equip your trip.

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