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Morgan’s Musings

SUMMERTIME Team Member and Asbury Park Manager Morgan Stierman recently scored some seriously dreamy waves in Indonesia.  He shot us this email about his experience as he was packing his bags for a late night Indo flight back to Bali en-route to sharing his new experiences with everyone back home. Expand your horizons with his…

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April 11, 2017

Boardwalk Staff Job Posting

­­ Dear Prospective Boardwalk staff, Do you… 1. LOVE the Beach? 2. Have a positive personality? 3. Consider yourself super organized? 4. Think critically to solve problems? Summertime Surf Schools are looking for team members who answered yes to the above questions. [wave] Summer Work Schedule: Applicants that are available the entire months of June, July and August are preferred…

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March 31, 2017

Why are the Summertime “Green shirts” Green?

Proactivity vs. Reactivity When you think of first responders like firemen and lifeguards, what color comes to mind?   Red is the color most associated with danger and emergencies.   Despite efforts to prevent incidents from occurring, most professionals are there to respond to situations and stop them from getting worse.  Whenever someone has gone beyond their limits of training, they can…

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March 29, 2017

2017 Spring Staff Update

It feels like forever since we last were together… So please enjoy this little poem and scroll down to check in with the Summertime family’s Spring 2017 photo gallery.     “A Deeply Tanned Soul” by Shaun McGrath Like many great families who live and who thrive, The Summertime Crew extends far and wide. Some go North and go…

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March 29, 2017

2016 Grom Teams Tryout Results

Thanks to everyone who came out for the 2016 Boys & Girls Grom Teams. Saturday’s tryouts were greeted with perfect conditions for evaluating the skills of these young surfers.  Our coaching staff appreciates all the good will brought to the beach yesterday by the parents. This was the biggest turnout for the teams yet, and the staff is very stoked…

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June 19, 2016

2016 Spring Team Update

There is no place like home in the SUMMERTIME… but the rest of the year is fair game for the rest of the world! Join Gilly, Wolfy, and Shane’s slab hunting mission to Ireland, live the California Dream with Crowley, JC, DeCastro, Squiccis et. al , wander out West with Kerry O and Brendan, Step it up in…

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April 9, 2016

Boardwalk Staff Job Posting

­­ Dear Prospective Admin staff, Do you… 1. LOVE the Beach? 2. Have a positive personality? 3. Consider yourself super organized? 4. Think critically to solve problems? 5. Want an opportunity to grow rapidly?   Summertime Surf Schools are looking for team members who answered yes to the above questions. [wave] Summer Work Schedule: Applicants that are available the entire months…

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March 14, 2016

South African Study Abroad Adventure -by Marissa D

Over the past five months I had the amazing opportunity to live and study in Cape Town, South Africa. South Africa is an incredible country that provides so much to see and do and it is also a place that gets some really really great waves. At the University of Cape Town, clubs and societies…

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July 9, 2015

Less is More

Campers and parents are always asking us “what do they need to bring?” Ty- a camper from Point Pleasant, shows how it’s done- a bathing suit, a smile and maybe some water.  The most important piece of the equation? The good attitude.  If you bring that, it doesn’t really matter where you’re going, because you’re…

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June 25, 2015

2015 Grom Teams Tryout Results

The hopefuls for the 2015 SUMMERTIME Boys & Girls Grom Teams were up at at ’em Saturday morning. Cloudy skies, dribbly NNE swell, but plenty of stoke were on tap for the 7:30am start time. Coaches Tyler, Gilly, Jess, Casey, and Shaun were attentively evaluating this year’s talent crop. If you are interested in trying out…

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June 21, 2015

2015 Staff Tryout Results- Day 2

  The second round of tryouts went down last Saturday under ideal conditions. The water temp has warmed up even more, just above 60F.  Skies were sunny and the air temp was somewhere in the upper 60’s, some residual south swell was on tap too with offshore winds. While the tryout is more pass/fail than contest,…

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June 19, 2015

Surfing the North Sea

If you told me I would be surfing in the North Sea four months ago, I probably wouldn’t have believed you. If you told me I would be surfing in the North Sea with nothing but 5mm between me and freezing double overhead waves, I definitely wouldn’t believe you. But I did, and it was undoubtably…

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June 8, 2015