Public Sessions  – Individual Tickets!

2 hour public surf sessions held at our warm water indoor wave pool, located just 15 minutes from New York City. We have wave types available for surfers of all skill levels, from beginner to expert. We also provide a complimentary surfboard quiver for use during each session, with a selection of over 50 boards. Surfers in our 2 hour sessions can expect to catch an average of 40+ waves each. Sessions can be booked individually or with a group. Let’s surf!

Read through our sessions below for more information.

Beginner Public Session


Time: 2 Hours


Price: Weekday $99.00 and Weekend $125.00


Skill Level: For first timers and those that are new to the sport of surfing!


Wave Type: Rubber Duckies

  • Slow-speed whitewater wave
  • 1ft (knee high) in height.
  • Perfect for learning how to pop-up to your feet and ride your first wave successfully.
  • Every 30 seconds (expect 25+ waves each)


Capacity: 10 surfers



  • Must be able to stand in 3ft 6in of water OR be a proficient swimmer

More Information

  • Learn a new sport in 2023! This session includes group surf instruction from our team who will work with you to teach you the basics and fundamentals of surfing and to make sure you are stoked & surfing safely. 
  • This surf session includes an introductory land-lesson to teach you how to pop up and properly navigate your surfboard in the waves before hitting the water.
  • Foam surfboards are provided for your lesson. Just bring a swimsuit & towel to get started with us. 
  • This session runs in the whitewater waves of our Intermediate, Advanced and A-frames Only public sessions. Perfect for those surfers that would like to learn while their experienced friends or family surf in the larger waves at the same time. Look out for these different skill levels at the same date and time so you can book the whole group together! 

Intermediate Public Session


Time: 2 Hours


Price: $250.00 (Weekday Mornings $195.00)


Capacity: 14 surfers


Skill Level: Beginners who have surfed 3 or more times, up to intermediate surfers on midlength and long boards.


Wave Types: 

  • The Dream  A-frame (40 mins)
  • Wall Steet Peeling Wave (40 mins)
  • Intermediate Classic  A-frame (40 mins)
  • Moderate steepness & speed. Perfect settings for intermediate surfers & longboarders to have fun and progress their skills. 
  • Waves range from knee-stomach high.
  • Every 30-40 seconds. Rides are 6-8 seconds in length.
  • Each individual surfer can expect 30+ waves each.



  • Have been surfing 3 or more times.
  • Ability to pop-up to your feet on the surfboard. (In water instructors will assist surfers into waves at the peak if they are unable to paddle-in).
  • Basic understanding of safety, skills, and surf etiquette.
  • Knowledge of how to navigate a surfboard over and through whitewater waves on your own.
  • Correct wipeout action (safest ways to fall or dismount during your waves). 

More Information

  • Looking to progress your surfing out of the whitewater and into green waves? This session will help you get there.
  • lncludes in-water surf instruction at the peak to push surfers into the waves.
  • We recommend foamboards, mid lengths, or longboards for this session. Shortboards can be ridden but are not suggested by our staff.
  • This session includes the free use of any surfboards from our complimentary surfboard quiver on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Intermediate-Advanced Public Session

These are the same waves from our old Advanced session but we now will be including surf instructors to assist our guests into waves.


Time: 2 Hours


Price: $250.00 (Weekday Morning Special $195.00)


Capacity: 14 surfers


Skill Level: For intermediates with a good amount of experience, advanced surfers, and above.


Wave Types: 

  • Classic  – A-frame (40 minutes)
  • Wall Street – Peeling Wave (20 minutes Right and 20 minutes Left – minimum 2 waves on each side)
  • Gotham/Classic – A-frame (40 minutes)
  • Every 30 seconds (expect 35+ waves each)
  • These wave types offer steeper faces and playful sections. Each is perfect for a large variety of turns, lines, and maneuvers. This session is very fun and user friendly. 
  • Waves range from 2-3 feet.


  • PLEASE NOTE this session is NOT FOR BEGINNERS– We will have in water surf instructors at the peak to assist Intermediate surfers into the waves if needed but we will need all surfers to have the additional skills below.
  • Paddle independently and have knowledge of how to navigate a surfboard through whitewater waves on your own.
  • Be able to duck dive or turtle dive.
  • Pop-up straight to your feet and not to your knees first.
  • Know the proper wipeout action (safest ways to fall or dismount during your waves). 
  • Basic understanding of safety, surf etiquette and knowledge of your equipment.

More Information

  • We recommend shortboards, fishes, mid lengths, or performance longboards for this session. If riding a shortboard, we suggest to ride 3-6 liters of volume more than you usually would ride on your favorite board in the ocean.
  • This session includes use of our complimentary surfboard quiver on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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  • Morning Sessions 7:00AM – 11:00AM
  • Evening Sessions 8:00PM – Midnight
  • Surf hours vary depending on day of week and DreamWorks Waterpark operating hours. Check out our booking calendar for the most up to date availabilities!

Details of purchase 

  • Plus 6% Registration Fee
  • Paid in full at the time of booking
  • Must have confirmation email of registered session date and time.

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

    • All bookings non-refundable
    • 7 days notice – tickets can be transferred to another date and time: No fee
    • Under 7 days to 72 hours notice: $25.00 fee
    • Under 72 hours to 24 hours notice: $50.00 fee.