We believe surfing is a sport for absolutely everybody no matter age, shape, size or fitness. Our classes are suitable for kids from five years and upwards, there is no upper age limit. Our record is 77 years old and we hope to break it this year! Alive also runs regular classes for families and people with learning difficulties so please get in touch to find out more. Alive is the longest running surf school in Northern Ireland and we pride ourselves on our philosophy – ‘be safe and have fun’. Learn to surf in Portrush, Northern Ireland with our internationally experienced surf instructors. Beginner? Advanced? It does not matter as we cater to all levels of surfing experience. All our instructors are also fully qualified beach lifeguards and between the team we have well over 50 years of surfing and beach safety experience. This makes us the most experienced team of surf instructors on the North Coast. We have a 100% safety record.