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Our programs are run in conjunction with Surfing Australia’s Safe Surfing Program and the NSW Education Department Risk Assessment guidelines. Our programs and Surf School are endorsed by the Australian Sports Commission. 

Whether you are a primary school, high school or a university group we can tailor to suit your group / age / budget & time you! All of our group lessons are discounted (minimum of 10 participants)!

If you are a school looking to travel to Port Stephens for the day or a week camp we can offer endless types of lessons for you & your school! From Surfing, to SUP, to Beach Games, to CPR Courses! Please see below the types of lessons we offer and what we can organise for you! 

Surfing Lessons;
SUP Lessons;
Giant Fun Bus SUP (max 8-10 students on one board at once!);
Bodyboarding Lessons;
Beach Games (including volleyball, cricket, soccer, football, tug-o-war!);
Surfers Rescue Course 24/7 + CPR Course run by Port Stephens Surf School x Surfing NSW

Depending on the size of your class / school group we can cater from 5 participants to 100 participants at once! 

Haven’t thought of or sorted accommodation yet? No problem! We work closely with Ingenia Holidays who have One Mile Beach Holiday Park right beside us at One Mile, you only have to walk out the back gate & we are there to meet & greet you at our surf school van! 

Sound like a fun school camp for your students? Enquire today! We can help you organise both lessons & accommodation! 

Are you a local school looking to organise a surf lesson or a Term Program? We have a range of options we can organise!

Term Programs 
Surf Groms Programs
Surfers Rescue 24/7 + CPR Course 

Require funding for your lessons? If you are registered with Sporting Schools Australia, depending on what type of program you are interested it, we may be able to help organise funding for your lessons – please let our office know and we will do the best we can to help! 

All of our coaching staff are trained in Surf Coaching by Surfing Australia and hold current First Aid & CPR Qualifications, Ocean Surf Safety Certificate Award, Working With Children’s Check and Play By The Rules Certificate. We train our staff with above industry standards of qualifications so you can rest assure your group is being well looked after. Safety is our priority! Our surfing ratio is 1:8 , IE – 1 instructor to a maximum of 8 participants. 

About Surfers Rescue 24/7 + CPR Course

Surfers Rescue 24/7 is a surfboard rescue and accredited CPR course for NSW recreational surfers. The award-winning course teaches critical board rescue techniques that can be used to assist in an emergency situation and could ultimately save a life! These simple yet proven rescue techniques have been designed and endorsed by NSW Professional Lifeguards, The Australian Lifeguards Service (ALS), Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW), and some of the world’s most elite surfers.

With only 4% percent of all Australian beaches patrolled by professional and volunteer lifeguards, surfers are our biggest asset when saving lives and the techniques taught have been proven to save lives using the readymade rescue tools already on hand……your surfboard!

We are encouraging recreational surfers of all skill levels to do the Surfers Rescue 24/7 course to learn these techniques, as well as be trained in CPR.
With less than 10% of all Australian’s being trained in CPR, these skills can be used anywhere to help save lives!

The Surfers Rescue 24/7 course consists of 2 x components:
Surfers Rescue 24/7 Course, learning basic rescue techniques using the equipment surfers already have on hand (their surf craft) – approx. 1.5 hours.
CPR Course – approx. 2 hours.

Please contact us using the form below to organise a course today!

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