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"The ocean is your classroom, the waves are your lessons, and the coaches are your teachers. Everyone can learn to be surfers and to be Ocean Smart."      

                                                                          - Jimmy Lane


For over 30 years, the Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy has been New Smyrna Beach's premier surf school, with private lessons, spring and summer camps, and group classes for all skill levels and ages. Former pro surfer and world-renowned surf artist Jimmy Lane and his team of coaches bring years of surf experience to bear in helping everyone become Ocean Smart.

The Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy is the official surf school of the City of New Smyrna Beach Leisure Services Department!

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Learn to surf!


Surf Camps

Weekly! M-F, May 29-Sept 1

JLSA Surf Camps for ages 6 and up!

Up to 3 hours daily of surfing and ocean safety instruction, with watermelon breaks, Friday pizza party and surf art auction! Day Rates available!


$275board included

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JLSA Prep Academy

Wed-Fri, 5-6:30

The smallest groms (ages 3-5) can get prepared to join older siblings or friends in the regular camp at the JLSA Prep Academy! Learn surfing basics in the safety of the Aqua Park pool with Jimmy Lane and JLSA instructors. A beginner class for those too young for regular camps!


$160 all 3 days

$60 per day

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Private Lessons

By Appointment

Connect one on one with JLSA coaches. From beginners wanting to learn the basics to competitors working on maneuvers and contest strategies! 15 minutes of beach work, 1 hour in the water!


$70 at Sapphire Beach

$75 at your location


Group Lessons

Call or email to book now! 

Small or large groups (4 or more), parties,

team-building outings, competitions...

the JLSA has you covered with coaches and boards!

(price per person)


$60at Sapphire Beach

$70 at your location


After School 

Fall and Spring, call or email to book!

Individuals, groups, or clubs can have an after-school experience like no other! Regular lessons or one-time only, the JLSA will get you on the water!




Surf Art!

Call or email to book now!

Private and group lessons or camps with world-renowned surf artist Jimmy Lane! For all ages and skill levels who want to learn to paint or just improve! 



Vacation Rental

Board Rentals and T-shirts!

Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy offers the most progressive Soft Top surfboard designs for daily, weekly, or surf camp rentals.

Add a JLSA t-shirt to your camp package for only $10!

a Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy special!
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Vacation house for Rent

2 minute walk to Surf Camp, 4 houses from the beach!

This 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath offers a walk-in shower, central AC/heat, linens, appliances, washer/dryer, bikes, and an in-ground pool, close to the Beach and minutes from Flagler Street restaurants and shopping, all for just $220/night. Mention the Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy and receive a $40 per night discount!

Call 386-235-5156 for information or to book!

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Summer beach rental

Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy Sponsor!

For New Smyrna Beach home purchases or vacation rentals, you want the best. You want JLSA instructor and real estate agent Stephanie Stallard!

Contact the OVER.SEA Real Estate Team at 386-314-7872 or online at 


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