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Urban Surf Zurich Opens Their New Citywave® Today!

Come surf Zürich’s new CityWave at Urban Surf Zürich! They’ve added two additional pumps to their machine as well as a few other new features.

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May 10, 2018. Today, Urban Surf in Zürich, Switzerland opens their doors to surfers and their viewing platform for everyone. They’ve added a new covered restaurant and are doing all sorts of events to promote the sport of surfing. The Citywave technology is one of the most user-friendly wave machines on the market and is now available for everyone. There are no more excuses if you’ve wanted to learn to surf the access has never been better.

The Location

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One of the views from the platform at Urban Surf Zürich.

Wave access for landlocked surfers has never been easier. They recommend that people arrive at the platform via public transport since there is no on-site parking. The train and bus bring you comfortably to the station Zurich Hardbrücke located within a chip shot to Urban Surf. Located in the trendy district of Gerold Urban Surf has accommodations for more than just surfers. Access to the viewing platform is always free and is the best place to eat, drink and hang out while you watch your friends lay turns.

The Wave

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Artificial rendering of the Urban Surf Zürich platform.

From the beginner surfer to the most experienced; from the child to the senior, the Urban Surf platform provides enjoyment for everyone. The Citywave surf pool is a deepwater, standing wave system that allows surfers to ride their own surfboards with a normal hard-fin system. An experienced surfer is presented with ample opportunity to do carving turns, hacks, rail to rail maneuvers, or to get creative just as if he was surfing in the ocean. Conversely, the easy access to the pool allows for novice surfers, children, or anyone really to start surfing under the guidance of a professional Urban Surf coach.

Programs Offered

Urban Surf Zürich

Work your way into the Swiss Surfing Association. They’re already training for the 2020 Olympics.

As a new outreach program kids sessions will be introduced for the first time this summer of 2018. Young surfers will be invited to surf the wave under examination of a scout from the Swiss Surfing Association. If the scout takes a particular interest in an up-and-coming surfer they’ll then be invited to continue their sessions under the youth development program of the SSA. The Swiss Surfing Association is already preparing for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. With a bit of dedication to developing their surfing skills, a young surfer could find themselves surfing for the national surf team of Switzerland. To get more info on these sessions you can visit Urban Surf’s website here.

A message from Urban Surf:

“On the first three Saturdays from the opening, a talent scout of the SSA will be present in the kids’ sessions. Talented Kids & young people are invited to the youth promotion sessions for the upcoming Sundays (each 16:00-17:15 pm, PRICE CHF 36) where they are surfing and actively promoted with an SSA COACH (coaching, – analysis, etc. ).

Kids session with the presence of the SSA Talent Scouts: 12.05. / 19.05. & 26.05.2018, between 11:15 and 13:30

Participation: book you in one of the above-mentioned kids’ sessions, you will be automatically spotted by the talent scout of the SSA and invited with some luck to the youth promotion We’re rooting for you!”


Get yourself a rewards card with Urban Surf, just like at your local coffee shop! Every surf session you sign up for will get you one stamp, double sessions will receive two stamps; if you’re having a private party, every participant will get their own stamp. After ten punches in your card, you’ll be entitled to a free surf session.

If you follow Urban Surf Zürich on social media then you already know about the free surf sessions that they’ve given away. Like we said wave access for landlocked surfers has never been easier. Go follow Urban Surf Zürich!

Come to Zürich and get yourself stoked on surfing innovation and enjoy their integrated restaurant and covered terrace. Urban Surf will be hosting a number of events such as music, workshops, and loads of surfing on the Citywave machine. All of the events are free to access with occasional exceptions for certain events.

Upcoming events

Thu, 10 May 2018, 15:00 – 23:00
“Surf is on!” – we open the gates to the new plant for the first time
Wed, 16 May 2018, 20:30 – 21:30
Plug & Play – Live concert “JPson”
Mon, May 21, 2018
OPEN! On Whit Monday, Citywave®, the restaurant, and the bar are open.
Tue, May 22, 2018
CLOSED! Today we closed exceptionally.
Fri, 25. May 2018 , 17:00 – 23:00
Official Opening Night with DJ “Sche Sche”, VIP guests and surf show.

— Surf Park Central

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