Surf sports is one of the cornerstones of the surf lifesaving movement, allowing competitors to pursue a healthy lifestyle and gain recognition for their sporting efforts at the same time.

South Coast Branch runs both Level 1 and Level 2 Surf Coach Courses throughout the season. A Level 1 Coaching Course is usually run once in the Branch leading up to a new season (June – September). SLSQ also usually run a Level 2 Coaching Course during the season, depending on demand.

If interested in being a Surf Coach please contact the Gold Coast Regional Office.

Each season Surf Life Saving Queensland’s premier sporting events continue grow in stature and in competitor numbers. Queensland athletes and clubs have also continued to dominate national and international competition, building the state’s reputation and proving our investment in surf sports is reaping rewards at all levels.

This summer Queensland’s top lifesavers will line up across the state to take on the surf and sand, promising to be the most exciting season of sport on the beach. Young and old, professionals and beginners alike, will come together at a beach near you, delivering a thrilling carnival that you won’t want to miss.

Find an event near you

There are a range of events across the state to enjoy – view the calendar for an event near you and find your spot on the beach or under a tree, and support your local athletes.

Want to get involved?

Thousands of competitors from under-8 to masters (30 years+) compete in a variety of surf sports activities. Visit your local club to find out how you can get involved in surf sports.