SURF VIGO is a non-profit association dedicated to teaching and developing culture around Surf , Paddel Surf and Bodyboard among all the inhabitants of the metropolitan area of Vigo . We firmly believe that through the practice of these disciplines you can gain trust, discipline and values such as respect for nature , several studies have also highlighted their therapeutic nature.
The association was established on January 9, 2015 5 development partners and lovers PaddelSurfSurf. Aware that the union is strength, they understood that to achieve the popularity of Paddel Surf it was necessary to focus their efforts around an association in order to have a good team of work material and encourage its practice.
Our geographical area of influence and development is centered on the beaches of Vigo and the Cíes Islands . We want locals and tourists to develop this sport in an unbeatable environment such as that of our beaches.
Our main line of action is around the practice of Padel Surf . The beaches of our city are perfect to develop this activity. There is no defined age for the practitioners of this sport, covering a wide generational range between 4 and 75 years , although some reach 90 years .
The president of the Association, Ángel Manuel García is a Level 2 Sports Technician from the Xunta de Galicia , sports judge of the Galician Surfing Federation and national competition judge. At the same time he is and has been a teacher in the bestsurfschools in Galicia.
In order to carry out our activities we have material such as paddlesurf boards , paddles , wetsuits and a Zodiac to ensure the safety of the members once they are in the water.
The income obtained from the organization of courses and activities, in addition to helping to provide a greater and better infrastructure for our partners, is used to organize various activities and agreements with multiple associations and institutions, such as:
- ANAR , dedicated to the promotion and defense of the rights of children and adolescents at risk and homelessness.
- SODIM , organization of nautical activities for disabled people with adapted boats.
- Institutes and schools in the metropolitan area , carrying out activities for physical and didactic purposes in the area of biology, activities with free time monitors, environmental courses ( Take 3 ) and coastal / maritime biology ( Cetaz ).
- Institute of Social Work and Social Services (Intress)