The New York Kite Center offers a wide variety of lessons and clinics for beginners, intermediate, and advanced riders. Our location on the Great South Bay in Amitville, NY is shallow and flat for miles! Marsh islands create butter flat conditions making this the best location for kiteboarding lessons in the North East USA. All of our lessons and riding are supported by jet-skis which make learning to kiteboard safe and easy! Lessons and clinics are taught by IKO certified instructors according to IKO STANDARDS set by: International Kiteboarding Organization).

If you are coming out for a lesson or clinic, please make sure to bring your booties, or you can also rent or buy some at the shop. Please read ‘WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW‘ and sign our WAIVER prior to coming out for your lesson.

Gear rental is available to add on to any of our advanced level sessions: $99.99  for complete access to kite sizes 3.5m -17m including; kite, bar, lines, leash and pump. Board Rental is $59.00. Rental gear is limited, If you plan on using our gear you must reserve in advance. BOOTIES AND WETSUIT ARE REQUIRED and are available for rent and purchase at the center as well.

* $100 Transportation fee to and from area if arriving late or needing to leave early. (Subject to availability.)

* A WETSUIT AND BOOTIES ARE REQUIRED and are available for rent or purchase at the center. Rental gear is limited. If you plan on using our gear you must reserve it in advance.






Please be advised:  All lessons must be paid in full BEFORE you can reserve a spot on the schedule OR the wait list. If your session must be rescheduled, your credit will be applied to the next available time the lesson can take place. Please see our Cancellation Policy for restrictions. A reschedule date is not automatically selected. You will need to email us your preferred dates. Our lessons are booked in the following order: 1. Weather conditions, 2. Our schedule and availability, 3. Your schedule and availability. If you are on the Wait List OR Schedule and you need to cancel, you must do so by 10am the day prior to your session to avoid a cancellation fee and to be able to reschedule your session. Cancellations made after this time (during the “Cancellation Fee Period”) will result in a $100 cancellation fee. In the event that you cancel your wait-listed or scheduled session on the day of that session with less than 6 hours notice, you will be charged the entire cost of your lesson. All cancellation fees must be paid in advance in order to make new reservations or to preserve your spot on the wait list/schedule for future dates. Pay my cancellation fee now. See full Cancellation Policy Page for more details. If you are unable to take your lesson. you can use the credit (valid for a year from date of purchase) on merchandise in our retail store or we will refund your remaining credit MINUS a 50% refund fee. Please read our ‘WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW‘ and sign our WAIVER prior to coming out for your lesson.