Sand Castle Classes are a unique experience!
We have answered our most popular questions below. If you need to change a scheduled booking or have further questions, email us at SandCastleU@gmail.com
Is the cost per person?
No, we have group pricing! Your group size and class type will determine the cost.
Can other people watch?
Other members of your group are more than welcome to observe, we only charge for class participants.
Can we change the group size?
Yes, please email us at SandCastleU@gmail.com to change your booking details.
Where do we meet?
The instructor will be arriving at the address listed on your booking. This could be your rental house, condo, or a public beach access within Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, or Fort Morgan. We call once parked and meet you on the beach!
What if we are not staying on the beach?
If you are not staying directly on the beach but within walking distance, please add this as a note on your booking. If you are not within walking distance you can choose a public beach location for your class. HERE is a great list of public beach options.
What if it rains? Can I cancel my class?
Cancellations made within 48 hours of class will be subjected to a $50 cancellation fee.
Weather Policy: All weather decisions are made the day of your booking. There is no fee if your class is canceled by your instructor due to weather. Your instructor will be in touch regarding any possible weather situations. This could include but is not limited to: lightning, rain, wind, high heat index, or low temperatures. If possible, you may reschedule for a later date.
If your class is interrupted by severe weather, your instructor will decide to either delay (up to 20 minutes) or cancel the class. There is no fee if your class is canceled early due to weather.
Do we need to bring anything?
All tools will be provided for the duration of class by Sand Castle University. We do recommend you bring the following:
- Cash tips are ALWAYS appreciated!
What Ages can participate?
All ages are welcome in class! Children 3 years and younger may participate with an adult or hang out while class is in session. We do not count them in the total participants.
Do you sell Tool kits?
We do not currently have toolkits for sale. We have provided a list of tools we use and where to find them.
What do we make in the class?
Sand Castle 101 and 201 focus on traditional sand castle details.
Sand Creature 101 is our newest class where your group chooses to create one of three types of sea creature. Please pick from Octopus, Crab, or Turtle when booking.
Will we get wet or sandy?
Of course! Sand and water are the two main ingredients to our sculptures.
Can we take photos or videos?
Please do and tag us if you post them!
Is there a waiting list?
Our classes book up fast! We do not currently have a waiting list option. Please keep checking our online calendar to see any available classes.