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Weet-Bix Surf Groms

Weet-Bix SurfGroms is a national junior development program for 5-12yr olds that encourages kids to participate in surfing around Australia Weet-Bix SurfGroms.
It is available exclusively through licensed Surfing Australia Surf Schools.

Weet-Bix SurfGroms consists of a series of lessons during school Terms and Holidays. 

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Monday 3:30pm sessions Level 1 & 2

  1. 23rd April
  2. 30th April
  3. 7th May
  4. 14th May
  5. 21st May
  6. 28th May

Friday 3:30pm Sessions Level 1 & 2

  1. 27th April
  2. 4th May
  3. 11th May
  4. 18th May
  5. 25th May
  6. 1st June

Saturday 9:30am sessions Level 1 & 2

  1. 28th April
  2. 5th May
  3. 12th May
  4. 19th May
  5. 26th May
  6. 2nd June

Sunday 8am sessions Level 3-5

  1. 28th April
  2. 5th May
  3. 12th May
  4. 19th May
  5. 26th May
  6. 2nd June

Week 1 Sessions - all levels 8-9:30am

  1. Monday 2nd July
  2. Tuesday 3rd July
  3. Wednesay 4th July
  4. Thursday 5th July
  5. Friday 6th July

Week 2 Sessions - all levels 8-9:30am

Monday 9th July

Tuesday 10th July

Wednesday 11th July

Thursday 12th July

Friday 13th July 

Skill Levels

Weet-Bix SurfGroms features 5 distinct skill levels in surfing and 3 distinct skills levels in stand-up paddleboarding, each level with its own set of objectives and goals. Each level must be achieved and signed off by your coach before moving onto the next.

Level 1 is designed for complete beginners as an introduction to surfing and the ocean environment.  At the other end of the scale, Level 5 is conducted in 3-4ft conditions, and in which participants must demonstrate a competency in linking manoeuvres together on the open face of a wave and demonstrating a thorough understanding of ocean awareness and beach safety.

Surf Safety

Throughout the Weet-Bix SurfGroms program and each of the 5 skill levels, there is a significant focus on Ocean Awareness and Beach Safety.

Surf conditions, etiquette, first aid, and basic surf rescue skills have all been incorporated into the Weet-Bix SurfGroms program.  Before any Weet-Bix SurfGrom receives a completion certificate, they must have successfully demonstrated all of the relevant ocean awareness and beach safety skills for each level.

Every Weet-Bix SurfGrom will receive a 

Rip Curl Participant Pack when they register!

Every Weet-Bix SurfGrom will receive a Rip Curl Participant Pack when they register for the first time each season including;

  • Rip Curl Back Pack
  • Rip Curl Towel
  • Weet-Bix SurfGroms Rash Shirt
  • GSI Soft Board Guide

This amazing pack is delivered directly to your door once you have registered onto any Weet-Bix SurfGroms program in Australia.

We have 10,000 complete Rip Curl packs to give away this year to the first 10,000 registered participants…so book early!

A Weet-Bix SurfGroms Graded Wristband will also be supplied to you by your delivery centre when you arrive for your first session.

Every Weet-Bix SurfGrom will also receive a certificate displaying their achievements for each of the 5 Weet-Bix SurfGroms skill levels.

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Every Weet-Bix SurfGrom will also receive a Weet-Bix SurfGroms Logbook that records their progress, along with an exclusive graded wristband and Certificate every time a skill level is completed at the beach.

Surf Groms, Make up Policy

Parents or students to be entitled to organise a Makeup class, you must notify Coolum Surf School at least 2 hours prior to surf lesson start time, if you or your child will be absent due to illness. It is then your responsibility to organise the Make up with the Surf School before the end of the School Term. If you don’t turn up for a booked Makeup lesson, you will not be entitled to another one.

If any surf lesson is cancelled by Coolum Surfing School due to dangerous or inappropriate conditions, Coolum Surfing School will always arrange a Makeup class for this cancellation. There is no refund paid for any surf lesson not attended without notification.