Learn to Surf: East Coast Style


Thank you for expressing interest in participating in the healing power of the ocean and adaptive surfing. Participating in these events can be a very rewarding experience.

AmpSurf™ is a non-profit organization established to Promote, Inspire, Educate and Rehabilitate (PIER™) adaptive surfing and other outdoor activities. Please email surfeast@ampsurf.org for questions or information.

2017 AmpSurf New England: 

June 10th        VetSurf   Naragansett, RI   *Military participants only clinic*  

June 18th        Waves For The Brave   Nantasket, MA  *Military participants only clinic*  

July 15th          York Beach, ME

August 19th     DCR’s Lynn/Shore Nahant Beach Reservation, MA

August 20th    Waves For The Brave   Nantasket, MA  *Military participants only clinic*  

September 16th   Middletown, RI

2017 AmpSurf New York: 

July 6-9th            Hope For The Warriors @ Breezy Point, NY    Special Event*

August 12th         82nd Street @ The Rockaways, NY


Nahant, MA beach – Look for the AmpSurf banners and tent when you arrive on the beach! We will be set up close to the bathhouse. If you need a lift – check out the MBTA website as there is more public transportation available to get to the beach from Boston and surrounding areas.

Before signing up for one of our clinics, please take a moment and read the information below

Clinic schedule:
6:30 a.m. – Setup crew arrives*
7:30 a.m. – All other volunteers arrive*
7:45 a.m. – Volunteers briefing (all water staff must be present)
8:00-9:00 a.m. – Participants arrive* – Meet, greet and suit up
9:00-9:30 a.m. – Dry land instruction
9:30-11:30 a.m. – In-water surf instruction
11:30-12:00 p.m. – Free surf
12:00-1:00 p.m. -Lunch and tear down

Participants are encouraged to contact AmpSurf East in advance to make sure all efforts can be made to accommodate your disability. Please email surfeast@ampsurf.org

Participants should bring the following items:

Swim suit
Sun screen
Picture ID

(Wetsuit – only if you have one! we have plenty to borrow)

What to expect at each clinic:

AmpSurf will provide a surfboard, wetsuit, and rashguard. A beach wheelchair is available if needed.  Water and a pizza lunch will also be provided.

Clinic Reservation:

All of our events are free to participants, but a reservation deposit is required at least 2 weeks in advance of the event you wish to attend.  Reserve your spot with a refundable deposit of $50 for one-day events.

Reservations need to be made at least 2 weeks prior to the clinic to receive a refund.  After the 2  week deadline there will be no refunds given.

On the day of event, beach sign- ups will have an additional $25 fee for each day.

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email surfeast@ampsurf.org for an east coast mailing address.