Air & Speed Surf Shop. Group and private surfing lessons are available here, as well as surf camp for kids ages 7–14. The shop sells surfing, paddleboard, snowboarding, and skateboarding equipment, plus the latest in clothing and accessories. 795 Main St., Montauk, New York, 11954. 631/668–0356;

Plaza Sports. It's always a day at the beach at Plaza Sports. This popular shop in the center of town sells surfing and swimming equipment as well as biking paraphernalia, beach toys, name-brand clothing, and hockey, baseball, and lacrosse gear. Multi-sport gear rentals are available here as well. 716 Main St., Montauk, New York, 11954. 631/668–9300. Board rentals $25 per day, or $40 with a wetsuit.