Surf Sports

The club provides a wide range of training sessions through professional coaches and with the assistance of a number of voluntary coaches. These sessions cater for ALL active members, juniors (nippers), and those training for either their Bronze Medallion or Surf Rescue Certificate.

Some sessions are designed for competitive athletes.  All other sessions are designed for any member wishing to remain a skilled patrolling member.


Coaching and training is provided in the following disciplines:

  • General Fitness / Life Saver Skills
  • Ski
  • Board
  • Iron Man/Woman
  • Surf Boats
  • IRB Racing

If requested:

  • Beach Flags
  • Beach Sprinting
  • Champion Life Saver
  • R & R



The training timetable for the season can be found here or on the notice board in the craft area.  It can also be found by following the Mermaid Beach AEME SLSC Surf Sports Training Facebook page

Some coaching and craft subsidies (for example for pool swimming coaching) are also available for competing members. Refer to the Competitor’s handbook for more information on subsidies and competitor’s responsibilities.

Members should refer to the Competitor’s handbook or contact the Surf Sports Director or specific discipline captains if they have any enquiries regarding opportunities in regards to surf sports.


Surf Sports Director – Mark Lacy (

For a list of events that are contested in Surf Sports, refer to the the SLSA Surf Sports Events calendar located here

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