Surf Sports is an integral part of Surf Life Saving. First introduced by the movement as a tool to develop and retain surf lifesavers, these outcomes remain outputs of surf sports today with members participating in a variety of events that promote a healthy lifestyle, comradery and sportsmanship.

Each season there are variety of surf sports events and development programs for our members. These events cater for under 8’s right through to 70+ years across a range of disciplines. These include:

Beach - Beach events are held in the sand and include sprints, relays, flags and runs.

Surf Ski - Board and ski events include single surf ski races, double surf ski races, surf board races and relays.

IRB - Inflatable rescue boat (IRB) competitions include rescues and relays.

R&R - The Rescue and Resuscitation (R&R) competition provides the opportunity for SLSA members to demonstrate some traditional rescue and resuscitation techniques used in Surf Life Saving.

Swim - Swimming ability is a prime factor in surf lifesaving. Swimming events have been designed to encourage members to keep fit for lifesaving duties.

Boardriders - Our club offers a surf program which supports young surfers get together through club surfing competitions and social events. Our competitors are active members and participate and train within the Copa Surf Club.


Join our club now and you can participate in any of the surf sports activities with the right training and education.

For more information contact our Director of Surf Sports