The Waterfront • Coquina 108

The Waterfront
USF St. Petersburg
140 7th Ave. South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Ph: (727) 873-4597
Fax: 727-873-4015
Last updated 8/21/13


Board Sports Instruction

With access to the harbor literally steps away from our location and the beaches fifteen minutes away, the Waterfront is the ideal place to learn and enjoy in a variety of Board Sports. From learning to Surf, Windsurf, Kitesurf, and Stand Up Paddleboard through our instructional classes, our Board Sports Program is perfect for all levels.

Private Lessons are offered in Stand up Paddleboarding, Surfing, Windsurfing, and Kitesurfing. Lessons are available based on schedule availability. We provide all necessary equipment and knowledgeable instructors. We will provide you with what you will need to know in order to safely operate our equipment. At your request, private lessons can be shared with friends. Please complete our Waterfront Private Lessons & Skipper Certification Checkouts Form if interested in scheduling an appointment with a trained instructor.

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Join us for a hour to learn the growing sport of paddleboarding. Upon completing the course you will have the opportunity to rent out the boards at the Waterfront.

Lessons are offered Mondays from 3pm to 5pm and Fridays 11am to 1pm, starting on May 20th until June 7, 2013. Please call or e-mail the office to reserve your spot.


This is an introductory lesson into the sport of surfing. Students will get on-land and in-water practice with skills necessary for shredding some waves! Upon successful completion of the class, you will be able to use our equipment in accordance with Waterfront policy. Lessons run 1-1.5 hours  


This course will teach you how to properly read the wind, rig our equipment, and surf the wind! On-land simulations and in-water hands on practice will get you up and riding. Upon successful completion of the class, you will be able to use our extensive line of equipment in accordance with Waterfront policy. Lessons run 2-3 hours    


So you want to move to the top of the food chain of extreme water sports, here is your chance. Students will learn to manipulate the wind with their kite, rig all equipment, and be ready to start getting up and riding! After the foundational skills, you'll be ready for individualized progressive instruction in order to get up and riding on the water.

Visit our kitesurf partner at

For additional infomration about collegiate kiteboarding, visit the College Kiteboarding Association at


To register for instructional lessons, please complete the BoardSport Instruction Registration Form. Registration is official once payment is received.




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