Fun and interactive, our SurfBabies program is a great way to help both children and parents develop confidence in the beach environment.

SurfBabies is a six-week course run on Saturday mornings designed to familiarise children with the beach environment and teach parents valuable skills in supervision.   
 
Conducted by fully qualified surf lifesavers, the SurfBabies program for 2 year olds, aims to deliver the following outcomes:
 
Personal Safety Staying with parents and how to attract attention
Beach Awareness Understand some types of animals that we share the beach with
Patrol Identify Lifesavers as people who can help
Sun Safety Understand basic principles, wear a hat, sunscreen
Water Confidence Allow water to wash over legs, jump waves

Dates
  • Series 1: 2 November 2019 – 7 December 2019
  • Series 2: 1 February 2020 – 7 March 2020 
 
Cost
  • $100 (GST exempt) per child
 
An important note for parents and guardians SurfBabies requires parent/guardian participation in the class and for you to remain with your child at all times. Be sure to dress appropriately for this involvement! Please make alternative arrangements for the supervision of other children/siblings during the class. If conditions are unsuitable for swimming, the class will still proceed with the focus being on beach and surf awareness activities.
Surf Babies is a successful program that has been running for a number of years, all of our instructors 
hold their Community Surf rescue or their Bronze Medallion.

Target Audience:

  • Children from 2 years old up to 7 years old.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Implementation of this high-quality, activity-based learning program which has been designed give children the opportunity to build water familiarisation and beach safety.

Learning Methods:

Our instructors will get to know your child and teach the program accordingly, building the child's confidence each week.

Program Benefits:

  • Children learn essential skills to assist them whilst at the beach or in the ocean.

Content:

  • Each week the instructors will build the children's skill level, from how to stand in the break safely to dolphin diving to negotiate wave's.

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Upcoming Workshops

                               
Name Date Time Location Available Spaces
2 years - SurfBabies 2nd November - 7th December 2019 08:30 am - 09:00 am Sorrento Beach 22
2 years - SurfBabies 2nd November - 7th December 2019 08:30 am - 09:00 am Alkimos Beach 27
2 years - SurfBabies 2nd November - 7th December 2019 08:30 am - 09:00 am Coogee Beach 24
2 years - SurfBabies 2 November-7th December 2019 08:30 am - 09:00 am Cottesloe Beach 17
2 years - SurfBabies 2nd November - 7th December 2019 08:30 am - 09:00 am Leighton Beach, Fremantle 19
2 years - SurfBabies 2nd November - 7th December 2019 08:30 am - 09:00 am Mullaloo Beach 17
2 years - SurfBabies 2nd November - 7th December 2019 08:30 am - 09:00 am Watermans Bay, North Beach 13
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Leighton Beach, Fremantle 26
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Mullaloo Beach 28
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Watermans Bay, North Beach 29
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Sorrento Beach 28
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Alkimos Beach 30
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Coogee Beach 28
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Cottesloe Beach 28
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Busselton foreshore 20
2 years - SurfBabies 1st February 2020 - 7th March 2020 08:30 am - 09:00 am Middleton Beach, Albany 30