"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, June-August

JLSA Surf Camps for all ages!

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


$225(board rental $40)

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Alternate weeks M-F 1-3pm

Chase the curl! 

Afternoon sessions with the JLSA. 

Travel the beach to find the best waves NSB has to offer!



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Private Lessons

Sat & Sun 10-12

Connect one on one with JLSA coaches. From beginners wanting to learn the basics to competitors working on maneuvers and contest strategies!


$60 (non-residents)


Group Lessons

Call or email to book now! 

Small or large groups, parties,

team-building outings, competitions...

the JLSA has you covered with coaches and boards!




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! 



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!

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 $180/night. Mention the Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy and save $30 per night!

For information call  (386) 235-5156