May - September

Lake of the ozarks, Missouri

We are a one-stop-shop for all of your watersports entertainment. At Kirby's School of Wake, you'll find professional service and coaching, a family-friendly environment, safe, licensed boat drivers, and top-of-the-line wake boats & equipment.

Wakeboarding behind an Axis boat

School of wake mISSOURI

Kirby’s School of Wake at Lake of the Ozarks is the ultimate watersports experience. Operated by professional wakeboarder, Kirby Liesmann, we are the perfect place to enjoy a day on the water! Beginner? Learn wakeboard, wakesurf, wake-foil & more! Expert? Level up your riding with exclusive pro tips and tricks!

Best Boats & Equipment

We strive to provide each customer an exceptional experience every time. You will have access to expert coaching, professional service, top-of-the line equipment, and a safe, fun, family-friendly environment.

Use of top-of-the line Malibu and Axis Boats, Ronix lifejackets, wakeboards and wakesurfers, and use of BbTalkin' our Bluetooth Intercom, are included in each wakeboard or wakesurf lesson. Xcel wetsuits are provided for comfort on chillier days and we are stocked with Zinka Sunscreen to protect your skin on warmer days. All you need for your unforgettable watersports experience is a swimsuit, a towel, and a smile.

Wakeboarding Lessons

Learn to wakeboard or take your skills to the next level with a private lesson from Kirby’s School of Wake

Wakesurfing Lessons

Learn to ride the endless wave on a wakesurfing lesson! Our top-of-the-line wake boat has an adjustable wave perfect for both beginners and more advanced riders.

Wake-Foil Lessons

Experience the unreal sensation of flying above the water on one of our Wake-Foil lessons! 


Hang on tight! Get ready for the ride of your life with Kirby’s School of Wake’s tubing charters. 

Day Camp

Day Camps are great way to push your riding and have fun with other students. Students gain value insight by watching and listening to other riders as they are coached. 

Boat Driving lessons

Drive your boat like a pro. Learn techniques such as docking, how to get riders up on a wakeboard / wakesurf board, general boating safety, & best practices for pulling towed watersports.

What we offer

Location & Rates

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri


4773 Osage Beach Parkway Osage Beach, MO 65065


Monday - Friday
Coach Kirby - $220/hour
Certified Coach - $200/hour

Saturday, Sunday & Holidays
Coach Kirby - $250/hour
Certified Coach - $200/hour

Half Day Rate (School of Wake Boat w/ Coach Kirby Only)
Book four consecutive hours or more and save $50!

Lessons on Customer Wake Boat
$200/hour (Two Hour Minimum Required)*

[These are flat rates, not per-person]
We can accommodate up to six passengers
*Travel available, travel fee applies. Contact for details