If your child is keen to learn to surf this summer, but riding the waves isn’t your forte, you are in luck because Surfing Australia has developed a program to help kids become confident and capable surfers.
The nudie SurfGroms program aims to share the joy of surfing with kids aged 5 to 12 years old, while also teaching them important surf safety & ocean awareness techniques.
Instructor Rachel Cowley told myGC the program gives kids the chance to have fun in the ocean and encourages them to ‘become surfers for life’.
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“We are in the water with the children the whole time, and make sure they have all the knowledge they need to progress through the SurfGrom levels,” she said.
“It’s also a great way to learn about your local beach.”
The nudie SurfGroms program is run Australia-wide, including at a number of locations on the Gold Coast.
Every child who registers to take part in the program will receive a Rip Curl Merchandise pack, valued at over $150, that includes a logbook which kids can work through with their coach and parents. For more information, visit: surfgroms.com.