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

SurfKids is a six-week course, run on Saturday mornings designed to educate children and parents on how to enjoy the beach safely. Conducted by fully qualified surf lifesavers, the SurfKids program for children 5 to 7 years aims to deliver the following outcomes:        
 

Personal Safety Understand basic safety practices: demonstrate attracting attention, importance of having an adult present when in the water.
Beach Awareness Understand the types of animals that we share the beach with, identify dangerous animals
Patrol Identify a Lifesaver, identify red and yellow flags, learn basic signals.
Sun Safety Understand the meaning of Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide.
Water Confidence Wade in and out of the water with confidence, catch waves and duck dive.

Dates
  • Series 1: 7th November 2020 -  12th December 2020.
  • Series 2: 6th February 2021 -  13th March 2021

Now available at Port Bouvard and Albany Surf Life Saving Clubs - please contact the clubs directly for bookings.
 
Cost: $110.00 
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.
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 5 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 - 5 - 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Alkimos Beach 4
Coogee Beach 5- 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Coogee Beach 20
Cottesloe Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Cottesloe Beach 16
Fremantle Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Leighton Beach 26
Mullaloo Beach - 5 - 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Mullaloo Beach 21
North Beach- 5 - 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Watermans Bay, North Beach 20
Sorrento Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Sorrento Beach 26
Busselton- 5 - 7 years - SurfKids 7 November - 12 December 2020 10:30 am - 11:00 am Busselton foreshore 16
Alkimos Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Alkimos Beach 14
Busselton forshore-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Busselton foreshore 20
Coogee Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Coogee Beach 19
Coogee Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Coogee Beach 26
Cottesloe Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Cottesloe Beach 34
Fremantle-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Leighton Beach 32
Mullaloo Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Mullaloo Beach 27
Watermans Bay-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Watermans Bay, North Beach 12
Sorrento Beach-5 - 7 years - SurfKids 6 February - 13 March 2021 10:30 am - 11:00 am Sorrento Beach 8