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Learn to surf and skate this summer at Stoked surf skate school, Sumner Beach, Christchurch, NZ


Stoked Surf Skate School Sumner, Christchurch 

Surfing and skateboarding are awesome activities that enhance our well being.  Learn to surf from the Stoked team at Christchurch's only Surf and Skate School.

Donna and Nolan and their team at Stoked really care about getting you up an riding at your own pace. Either building on the surf  skills you already have OR teaching you some new surf skills to  navigate a busy line up...

Using our Stoked well-being model, the Stoked team help surfers and skaters new to these sport's build confidence, get moving and feel like they are part of the surf skate community right from the get go.

All of our team have a minimum of NZ Surf Life Saving Bronze, current level one first aid and police check… Our surf coaches have ISA level one and our skate team have first aid and working with children check.


Stoked Surf Skate School in Sumner are proud to be a Surfing New Zealand accredited Surf School.

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Stoked Surf & Skate  School offer Surf and Skate Lessons, surf coaching & board hire at Sumner Beach.

Stoked teach Beginner surfers and surfers progressing "out the back".

The Stoked team specialize in teaching girls and woman and have an "All girls " surf and skate programs a Saturday morning.


A great intro to surfing before you try one of our Surf Courses. Available on a Saturday and Sunday. Lessons are for youth under 17 years  from October through to April.

Book your surfer into a lesson


Fun, awesome and engaging surf  lessons after school for kids aged 8-17. Monday to Thursday in terms four and term one

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Weekend lessons throughout terms 4 and 1 for surfers ages 8-17. Join the Salty Girls surf gang or the weekend surf grom's and surf with your new friends every weekend in summer!

Adult Surfing Lessons - Sumber Beach Christchurch

At Stoked we love teaching surfing.That's why when you book a lesson with us you will get a nice small group of new friends to surf with, and an awesome Stoked instructor

Private Surfing Lessons in Christchurch

Have your very own private instructor for up to 2 hours, then use our gear for another hour to practice your new skills on your own.

Great for individual's wanting to progress can be used for up to 2 people.


Stoked have created an awesome skate program for beginners during term time. Try skating on one of our street, midis, carver or long boards after school on a monday 

About Us

Stoked Surf School Sumner, founder  Donna Henderson, is a ISA level 2 surf coach and features in the NZ surfing book " Surfers a Kiwi Lifestyle".

Donna is also the New Zealand Senior Woman's  Surf champion and South Island Long board title holder.

If you don’t see her having her daily surf therapy she will be in the water teaching kids and inspiring woman to get out into the ocean and give surfing a go.

“I aim to create an awesome  learning experience for people of all ages, our coaches are positive role models in surfing and we hope to not only teach surfing but to inspire people to continue on as surfers sharing the stoke with their families and friends” .