Fun and interactive, our SurfKids program is a great way to build both children and parents surf skills and confidence in the ocean.

SurfKids is a six-week course, run on Saturday mornings designed to educate children and parents on how to enjoy the ocean and beach safely. Conducted by fully qualified surf lifesavers, the SurfKids program for children 6 to 7 years old and  aims to deliver the following outcomes:        

 Personal Safety Understand basic safety practices: demonstrate attracting attention, and the importance of having an adult present when in the water.
 Beach Awareness Understand the types of marine creatures and creatures that we share the beach with, 
 Patrol Identify a Lifesaver, identify red and yellow flags, and learn basic signals.
 Sun Safety Understand the meaning of Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.
 Water Confidence  Developed throughout the program.


  • Series 1:  29th October   2022   -   3rd December 2022                    Time: 10.30am-11am    
  • Series 2:  4th February    2023   -   11th March 2023
  • Beaches; Dampier, Busselton, Coogee, Leighton, Cottesloe, Sorrento, Mullaloo, and, Alkimos.

Now available at Port Bouvard, Dampier, and AlbanySurf Life Saving Clubs - Please contact the clubs directly for bookings.


  • $110 
An important note for parents and guardians: SurfKids 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.
    The Surfbabies program is designed to familiarise children with the beach and ocean environment.

Target Audience:

  • Children 6 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:

  • The instructors will get to know your child and teach appropriate skills each week, using games and structured learning in a fun environment.

Program Benefits:


  • 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 Courses

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