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

The six-week course, run on Saturday mornings, is designed to familiarise children with the beach and ocean environment - parent participation is a must!
 
Conducted by fully qualified surf lifesavers, our SurfBabies program for 2 year old aims to deliver the following outcomes:   
 
Personal Safety Staying with parents and how to attract attention.
Beach Awareness Understand some types of beach/marine creatures.
Patrol Identify Lifesavers and learn basic signals.
 
Sun Safety Understand basic principles, wear a hat, sunscreen,long sleeves and sunglasses. 
Water Confidence Developed over the program using tried and tested fun methods.

Dates
  • Series 1: 7 November 2020 – 12 December 2020
  • Series 2: 6 February 2021 – 13 March 2021
 Cost:  $110.00

Now available at Port Bouvard and Albany Surf Life Saving Clubs - please contact the club directly for program information.


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
Alkimos Beach - 2 years - SurfBabies 6 February - 13 March 2021 08:30 am - 09:00 am Alkimos Beach 8
Busselton Foreshore- 2 years - SurfBabies 6 February - 13 March 2021 08:30 am - 09:00 am Busselton Foreshore 17
Coogee Beach- 2 years - SurfBabies 6 February - 13 March 2021 08:30 am - 09:00 am Coogee Beach 10
Cottesloe Beach-2 years - SurfBabies 6 February - 13 March 2021 08:30 am - 09:00 am Cottesloe Beach 8
Leighton Beach Freo- 2 years - SurfBabies 6 February - 13 March 2021 08:30 am - 09:00 am Leighton Beach 2
North Beach -2 years - SurfBabies 6 February - 13 March 2021 08:30 am - 09:00 am Watermans Bay, North Beach 3
Sorrento beach -2 years - SurfBabies 6 February - 13 March 2021 08:30 am - 09:00 am Sorrento Beach 17