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 environment and teach parents valuable skills in supervision.   
Conducted by fully qualified surf lifesavers, the Surf Babies program for 3 year old's aims to deliver the following outcomes:  
Personal Safety Staying with parents and how to attract attention.
Beach Awareness Understand beach/marine creatures. 
Patrol Identify lifesavers, learn some basic lifesaver signs.
Sun Safety Understand the meaning of Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek, Slide
Water Confidence Jump waves, get body wet, stand side on to waves

  • Series 1: 7th November 2020 – 12th December 2020 
  • Series 2: 6th February 2021 – 13th March 2021
  • $110.00
Now available at Port Bouvard and Albany Surf Life Saving Clubs - please contact the clubs directly for further information & bookings.

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:

2 years old -7 years old.

Learning Outcomes:

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

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.


  • 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

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