We encourage all Veterans to join us for our weekly VetSurf programs to share the camaraderie with like minded brothers and sisters. Surfers and non-surfers are welcome, enjoy coffee and snacks on the beach or paddle out to share a some waves with fellow Veterans.

AmpSurf provides all necessary surfing equipment and wetsuits, Certified Surf Instructors are available to teach any Veteran wanting to learn to surf. A beach access wheelchair is available for anyone who requires it.

If you have your own gear and can surf independently, please join us and share your love of surfing with your fellow Veterans.

If the sign-ups for the ticket type you need have already closed, please sign up for an upcoming session, we need to make sure we have staffing to ensure you have an epic surf session!


8:30 to 09:00 AM – Meet, greet and suit up

9:00 AM – Dry land instruction

9:00 to 11:00 AM – In-water surf instruction/Free Surf


06:00 Pick up by main entrance of the Fresno VA (Be ready to depart at 6am)

08:30 Arrive Addie Street Parking Lot, Pismo Beach

08:30 – 11:00 VetSurf (Suit up and Surf)

11:30 Depart Pismo

2:00 Arrive VA Fresno

Cost; Free


Anyone wanting to learn to surf should bring the following items: Swim suit, Towel, Sun screen, Picture ID

AmpSurf will provide a surfboard, wetsuit, and rash guard. A beach wheelchair is available if needed.