NAC Surfski School

LEARN TO SURFSKI PADDLE!

Surfski is an exciting lifestyle sport that is taking the world by storm. It provides endless opportunities, from paddling off shore with dolphins, to completing island crossings, to just getting fit and having fun with like-minded people.  Learn to paddle with our World Class Coaches.  We will get you from Pavement to Paddle in no time!   Learn how to paddle efficiently in the flat water and master the surf zone!    As you advance through the program, we will teach you the skills you need to become a proficient surfski paddler, improve your fitness and get you to your goals.   We cater for all ability levels and offer the following options:

 NAC SURFSKI SCHOOL:     REGISTER FOR SURFSKI SCHOOL HERE

These classes are organized into for 4 (1) hour sessions, and this is a 4 session package. Maximum of 5 spots.

Once you are signed up with the 4 sessions, a coach will contact you to RSVP you for a schedule!

Session #1: “The Basics” will give you an introduction to the sport of surfski, and the essential info you will need to start off your journey towards surfski mastery.

We will teach you the foundations of great paddling technique.

Session #2-4: Practice the skills you have learned under the expert guidance of our coaches

                                                       EXPERIENCE:  Beginner

    SCHEDULE:    Wednesdays: 8am – Novice /Beginner

                        Wednesdays: 9am – Intermediate

                           Saturdays: 8am – Novice / Beginner

                   Saturday: 9am – Intermediate

                         (Advanced needs to contact us for Squad Group Training)

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COACHING SESSION – ONE ON ONE COACHING  (REGISTRATION COMING SOON)

Improve your paddling and get coached by world class coaches.   Optimize your paddling technique under the watchful eye of the 2016 Olympic Coach, and get video feedback to further enhance your progression.   Get advice on paddling training and race preparation.

EXPERINECE:  Intermediate to Advanced paddlers

COST:  $85 per session

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 GROUP COACHING – SQUAD TRAINING    (Starting in Mid May)    (REGISTRATION COMING SOON)

Paddle California and Newport Aquatic Center offers group training to take your paddling to the next level.   Open to all ages and downwind capable craft (Surfski, double Surfski, OC1 and OC2.)   The NAC Training squad offers goal oriented training sessions and skill acquisition in flatwater and downwind conditions.  ​Our aim is to increase fitness levels, acquire skills for ocean racing and have fun!   ​If you’re not interested in racing, that’s fine. Our squad is coached by World Class paddlers who are able to adjust training to accommodate all levels of paddling.   We aim to build a community of capable watermen and women here in Newport Beach. Bring a friend!

EXPERIENCE:  Intermediate to Advanced paddlers

SCHEDULE:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 8AM  (More options may become available)

COST:  Member Cost: $120/month           Member Cost plus Boat Rental: $160/month (spots are limited)

Non-Member Cost: $163/month

Drop in fee: $15

NAC Hours

Member Hours

Mon - Thurs: 6AM to 8PM
Fri: 6AM to 7PM
Last Boats / SUP's OUT @ 5PM
All Boats / SUP's DUE BACK @ 6PM
Saturday & Sunday: 6AM to 6PM
Last Boats / SUP's OUT @ 4PM
All Boats / SUP's DUE BACK @ 5PM

NAC Holiday Hours





Holiday Hours


  • Open New Year's Eve until 12 noon

  • CLOSED New Year's Day

  • Open the 4th of July till 3pm

  • CLOSED Thanksgiving Day

  • Open Christmas Eve until 12 noon

  • CLOSED Christmas Day

Contact Us

Newport Aquatic Center
1 White Cliffs Dr.

Newport Beach, CA 92660 



Phone: (949) 646-7725


Fax: (949) 646-8398
admin@newportaquaticcenter.com
Any bookkeeping Questions: bookkeeping@newportaquaticcenter.com
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