about us

surf lesson, sur rental


Surf lessons are held daily at Lawrencetown Beach, Nova Scotia near Halifax. Located 30 minutes from Halifax, Lawrencetown is Nova Scotia’s finest surf beach and a perfect spot for your first surfing lesson. Lawrencetown offers consistent waves, lifeguards, food and breath-taking views! We provide 4/3 wetsuits with your surfboard so you can take advantage of the waves all day long!

Your surfing lesson will include: a thorough explanation of the proper technique to paddle and stand up, safety and ocean awareness education, knowledge of the equipment you will be using and any other questions you can possibly come up with on surfing in Nova Scotia.  All of our instructors are certified lifeguards (female and french speaking instructors are available upon request). Take a lesson between June 15th and Oct. 1st and receive a free SBC Surf magazine.

Our minimum age limit is 5 years old. Young students lessons will be arranged based on appropriate conditions.

Surf rentals: Boards, wetsuits and boot are also available.

Our office is open from 8am to 9pm


the team

Owner/instructor Nico Manos is Nova Scotia’s first and only professional surfer. Residing near Lawrencetown beach, he has been teaching surf lessons for 8 years and is currently the Canadian Junior team coach. Manos has had recognition in mags including Surfer, Surfing, Transworld Surf, ESM and other main stream publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Mclean’s and the The Toronto Star. To see recent shots of Nico and some great Canadian waves pick up a copy of SBC, or grab one free with your lesson!

Nico has assembled some of the finest surf instructors on the East Coast





contact and rates

Please contact our office for bookings and questions, we’re open 8am – 9pm 7 days a week!

(902) 449-9488

With conditions constantly changing, phoning the staff at the beach is your best option for up to the minute information.

You can also email us as a second option:



- $75 – 1hr lesson (includes wetsuit & surfboard for the day)

- Private lesson $95

- Group rates: $65 per person for groups with 5 people or more. We maintain a maximum 1 – 5 instructor to student ratio and a high level of professionalism and if you find a better deal we’ll match it!

Rental Only: $20 for board and $20 for suit (full day rental)

Transportation service:

(902) 877-RIDE (7433)


*we recommend booking your transportation first and we’ll schedule lessons accordingly

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