Join Coolum Beach Surf Club

Become a member today!

What better way to give back to the community and broaden your skills, all whilst making new friends.

New members are always welcome to join our club. Surf lifesavers come from all walks of life and anyone, at any age, can become part of the lifesaving family and be part of this long-standing tradition.

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Ready to Join our Club?

Bronze & SRC Courses starting soon

These are the Surf Rescue courses where you'll learn to rescue someone and be part of a patrol team. The SRC course is aimed at people between 13 and 15 years of age and the Bronze to people over 15. Find out more about the prerequisites, dates and book from the link below.

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Join A Patrol

Being a member of Coolum Surf Club means patrolling the beach as part of a Patrol. Our patrols are either morning or afternoon on weekends and public holidays. On average a patrol is rostered 10-12 patrols a year from the September School Holidays to Labour Day Weekend in May.

Not A Strong Swimmer?

No worries. A Patrol is made up of different members with different awards, depending on their strengths. Whilst we have Bronze Medallion holders who are trained to rescue people from the surf; we also need Radio Operators in the tower or First Aid and Advanced Resuscitation holders on the beach.

Member Benefits

Aside from giving back to the community by keeping our beach safe and making new friends, a financial, active member of Coolum Beach SLSC gets access to club facilities, approved patrolling and surf sports equipment and a range of other benefits.







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Support Coolum Surf Club

Not ready to become part of Coolum Surf Club but still want to help?

It takes a lot of money to run a surf lifesaving club; from the equipment needed on the beach (vehicles, boards, IRBs, first aid kits, defibrillators etc) to administration and training to facilitate patrolling.

So if you can't join us, support us through one of the following options.

Coolum Beach SLSC Nippers

Does your child want to become a Nipper?

Looking for a fun summer sport where your kids will learn essential surf safety skills, gain confidence in the ocean, and meet new friends?

Coolum Nippers is the answer! Nippers run from the September school holidays to February/March and is open to kids from 5 to 12 yrs.

Not only will they learn surf safety and what surf lifesaving is all about, but also have the opportunity to compete in carnivals and have mid-week training to improve their skills.

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Latest from our SLSC Blog

Silver Medallion Beach Course (Patrol Captains)

The Silver Medallion Beach Management Course is aimed at those members wanting to become a Patrol Captain or assist in these duties. Interested in completing this course? Anyone interested in completing the course are asked to complete the "Expression of Interest" form.

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Coolangatta Gold - Registration and Subsidy

The iconic Coolangatta Gold runs 16-17 October. Early bird registrations close Monday 8 August. Each team needs to have a name and a team captain to register their team and pay the fee on behalf of their team. The club will generously reimburse 50% of the early bird entry fee - for normal or lat...

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Pool Subsidy for 2021-22 Season

The club is pleased to advise that the Coolum Pool subsidy will be operational from Monday the 26th of July and available to all patrolling members. This subsidy is provided to support our members to improve their swimming skills for both patrol and competition purposes. How to get the subsidy ...

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