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Lessons on icywakes Boats have ended for the 2023 season.  Lessons on personal boats are still available.  IcyWakes offers wakeboarding and surfing lessons on our boats or we can come to you on your boat.  If you would like us to come to your boat for your lesson, PLEASE CLICK HEREYour lesson with us on our boats provides you the opportunity to learn and ride behind the best boats on the water provided by our boat partner Race City Marine

What type of Watersports Lessons/Sessions does IcyWakes provide on their boats?
Wakeboarding & Wakesurfing Lessons include any of the following individually or as a combination;
  • Brand new riders to wakeboarding and/or wakesurfing
  • Riders looking to try out some new boards just for fun or riders shopping for a new board and wanting an instructor who is in knowledgeable and able to help riders understand the differences.
  • Riders of all levels looking to continue to elevate their riding skills
Boat Setup / Boat Driving lessons include;
  • General boat driving & docking
  • Driving to pull wakeboarders, wakesurfers, tubers etc.
  • Boat Setup for pulling wakeboarders & wakesurfers

What is included in your WATERSPORTS Lesson with IcyWakes on our boat?
  • Included in your lesson cost with us is a wide variety of an equipment offering for us to bring to your lesson.  Our selection of boards are represented by these brands; Liquid Force wakeboards & wakesurf boards,  Doomswell wakesurf boards, Zup boards, Libtech wakesurf boards. Before we come to you for your lesson, you will have a conversation with your IcyWakes instructor to determine the best selection of boards to be brought to your lesson.
  • Highly trained and knowledgeable CPR/First Aide certified instructor
What to bring to your lesson with IcyWakes on our boat?
  • While we do keep life vest, in a variety of sizes on the boat, we strongly encourage everyone to bring their own GOOD FITTING US Coast Guard Approved life vest.     
  • Anyone under 13 YEARS OF AGE must BRING and WEAR a GOOD fitting US Coast Guard approved life vest at all times while on the boat. 
  • Have your OWN BOARD you want to learn to ride for the first time or to ride BETTER? Please bring it with you to the lesson
  • Bottled Water, Towel and sometimes a light hoodie or jacket is nice in the early mornings or later afternoons / evenings
  • Please understand, for everyone's safety,  We have a NO ALCOHOL POLICY on our boats
Where are the departure locations for IcyWakes lessons?  

Departure Location Name  Departure Location Address
Holiday Marina Gas Docks 20139 Henderson Rd, Cornelius, NC  28031
Customer Personal Dock Dock Pickup at Customers Home (additional fee charged based on location)

What is the cost of Lessons with IcyWakes on our boats?
  • All lessons are booked in 1 hour increments and charged by the hour not per person.
  • Lessons on our IcyWakes Boat are $195/hr. These lessons depart from our dock location at Holiday Marina in Cornelius 
  • Additional Charges;  
    • If it is determined for safety, group size and/or group ages that an additional IcyWakes instructor is needed, an additional $15 per hour will be added.  All charges will be determined up front and will be included in your lesson confirmation at time of booking
    • If you would like us to come to your dock for your lesson, an additional dock pick up fee will be added based on your location from our boats docked at Holiday Marina in Cornelius. The MINIMUM FEE for this is $60.  All charges will be determined up front and will be included in your lesson confirmation at time of booking

Payment for Lessons

  • IcyWakes does not require a deposit at the time of your lesson booking.  IcyWakes will collect payment in full at the completion of your lesson with us. We love payment in cash, but always happy to take credit card or venmo. 

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