SLOcal Surf Adventure

Feb 04, 2023

$50 students / $70 non-students

Learn to surf with 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. This beginner-friendly trip will provide all participants with the proper surf gear and instruction to have a fun day in the Central Coast surf. 


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Skill Level: Mild

Activity Level: Beginner

Trip Highlights

  • Beginner surf instruction 
  • Central Coast beach 
  • Leave No Trace education (marine focus) 
  • Snacks 


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. 

On Feb. 4, 2023, participants will drive themselves to a local beach and meet Poly Escapes Trip Leaders. As a group, we will go through how to put on a wetsuit and prepare to hit the waves. When we’re ready, we will head out into the water and surf! 

What's Included

  • Surfing gear
    • Surfboard
    • Wetsuit
    • Booties
    • General group gear
  • Snacks 

What to Bring

A more comprehensive list will be distributed at the trip’s pre-trip meeting by the Trip Leaders. Bring a swimsuit, towel, water bottle, lots of sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, and a jacket.  Transportation will not be provided to or from the surf site.  Participants are responsible for securing their own transportation. 

Need Rental Equipment?

The Rental Center at the Cal Poly Recreation Center has all of the gear you need for your next adventure! ASI Poly Escapes trip participants receive a 50% discount with your reservation. Explore our selection online, then come down to the Rental Center to equip your trip.

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