Learn About the School

Learn About the School

Locals Surf School

• New York's Premiere surf school

• "Our goals are to positively impact more people, stay true to our roots, and foster the growth of the NYC surf culture from which the company was born."

• Learn about the school's history, credentials, and mission.


Mike Reinhardt

• Co-founder of Locals, Mike is one half of the Mike and Mike equation

• Born and raised in Rockaway, Mike is truly passionate about sharing his love for surfing with those who are eager to learn and enjoys getting involved within the surf community in whatever way possible.

• Let Mike help you learn to surf or improve your skills!

 Learn About Founder Mike Reinhardt

Learn About Founder Mike Reinhardt


 Learn About Founder Mike Kololyan

Learn About Founder Mike Kololyan

Mike Kololyan

• Mike Kololyan, aka "Kook Mike", is the other half of the duo that founded Locals Surf School

• Mike has been living and surfing in the Rockaways all of his life and is committed to being a force of positivity and growth within the surf community.

• Get inspired by Mike's story and learn with the best!


 Locals is Committed to Giving Back - Learn How!

Locals is Committed to Giving Back - Learn How!

 Check out Local places to stay, eat, drink shop, and be merry!

Check out Local places to stay, eat, drink shop, and be merry!