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East Coast 
Surf School
The experts at this Nova Scotia school offer surf lessons and camps at Lawrencetown and Martinique Beach all year. But the frigid Atlantic waters mean lessons are most enjoyable from July through September. More info: East Coast Surf School

Surf Ontario
The temperamental waves of the Great Lakes shift surf season on Canada’s third coast. Surf Ontario gives lessons from June through November at various locations on lakes Huron, Ontario and Erie. More info: Surf Ontario

Surf Sister
It may have started with women in mind, but this Tofino-based outfit will teach anyone how to hang 10. Lessons are available year-round, with the exception of January, when staff hit the road on their annual surf trip. More info: Surf Sister