Surf Lessons by Lexie Hallahan

Surf Lessons by Lexie HallahanCovid19 Update for 2021 summer: NW Women’s Surf Camp’s program starts the Memorial Day Weekend and will run until the middle of September. Her lessons, camps, and clinics have met and exceeded the Oregon State Guidelines for operation on the North Coast. Group sizes are limited to 12 students and 3 coaches. The student-to-teacher ratio is 4:1. Two coaches teach in groups of 5 to 8 students. Three Coaches teach in groups of 9 to 12. Lexie has created a retrofit to the entire program for students, coaches, and the public’s safety. A COVID 19 liability release waiver screening symptoms and contacts are required before participating in her lessons, clinics, and camps. PPE is available and provided to all students throughout their NWWSC lessons, clinics, and camps. Lexie and her entire coaching team have been vaccinated.

We are proud to have Lexie Hallahan, Director of NW Women’s Surf Camps and Retreats, as one of our premier surf instructors again this year. Lexie’s love and enthusiasm for the water is infectious. Her positivity will raise your spirits to a higher and happier place! A lesson with Lexie is an unforgettable experience in discovering a love and respect for the ocean and its waves.

In addition to being a warm, inspiring personality, she has decades of experience in NW waters, which is highly important to Cleanline Surf’s standards of safety. Lexie’s surf program has “raised the bar” in the excellence of instruction and methodology as well as safety in every lesson and event. NWWSC provides Gath surf helmets to all of her students as part of their concussion prevention program.

Lexie is a 32 year resident of the North Coast with 34 years combined experience both surfing and bodyboarding in our waters. We are honored to have Lexie as part of our Cleanline team with her knowledge, experience, and safety as a surfing instructor.

This is Lexie’s 17th year as Director of NW Women’s Surf Camps Program and is their head surf coach. She has provided surf instruction to women, men, adults, teens and kids, ages 6 to 70 years young. Beginner to intermediate surfing skills are taught in each lesson. You’ll learn the 12 essential surfing skills including paddling techniques, the 6 ingredients for her “recipe of a perfect wave” to be able to dissect a surf report and know where and when to go, and learn about rip currents and how to safely exit them.

Check out her 2021 Coed Group Surf Lessons and Coed Bodyboarding Clinics offered throughout the summer on midweek and weekend days. Book either of these fun and empowering group experiences with registration here

For your 6 to 12 year old kids who want to learn to surf, check out their Lil’ Kid’s Coed Group Surf Lessons offered throughout the summer. Froth soft boards with flex fins and Gath surf helmets are included in the lesson booking price. Wetsuit and parts will need to be rented or brought with them. Book here with

NEW “Surf Stoked-A Woman’s Perspective on NW Surfing”. Twelve-episode video series available now for $79 with unlimited viewing and access. Titles include: Buying used and new surf wetsuit gear, buying the right surfboard for where you’re at, NW surf advice, benefits of fitness for surfing and longevity, surf travel, and much more! Buy it here.

For women of all ages and teenage girls, immerse yourselves into surfing or bodyboarding in their one or two-day camp adventure experiences!

Day Surf Camp is July 24, 2021, Bodyboard Day Camp is August 7, 2021 and Surf Weekenders are June 26-27, July 10-11, August 21-22 and September 4-5, 2021.

All inclusive with beach yoga, hours of exceptional coaching with all women team of coaches both on the beach and in the waves, catered organic lunch, all surf, bodyboard and wetsuit equipment, equipment transportation, souvenir tee-shirt and partner’s goodie bag, and new surf sistership connections. Book early to assure your spot in this summer’s camps and to receive special “early bird” discounts of $25 to $50 off.

View details of Surf Weekenders here.

View details of both Day Camps here.

Families love their Midweek Parents and Kids Surf Camps on July 27 to 29, 2021, and August 10 to 12, 2021. Choose one, two, or three days of surf camps when you book. Discounts for adding a second and third day of camps. A great way for connection with your kids as the family learns to surf together in a fun-filled camp adventure! View details here and book with online registration.

To arrange a custom private, semi-private or group lesson on dates not scheduled for camps, group lessons and clinics, contact Lexie on her cell at #503.440.5782, text her or email her at She is in the water teaching daily over the summer months, many times at beach location with no cell reception, so let her know dates, how many in your group, and what time and how to reach you. She gets back to lesson inquiries in the early evenings or early mornings. Visit her website at for all details, dates and online registration with Empowerment, connection and transformation await you! View 2021 summer calendar webpage with events here

Coed Group Surfing and Bodyboarding Lessons
Little Kid’s Coed Group Surf Lessons
Surf Weekenders
Day Camps
Parent and Kids Surf Camps