Surf Sports was first introduced as a tool to develop and retain members in the movement. The sport also provides members with an active and healthy lifestyle and comradery.
Today, Surf Sports offers events all year round in the surf, on the beach and in the pool. In the surf, events include surf swimming, board paddling, surf ski, Ironman, surf boat and Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB’s). On the beach, events are beach flags, beach sprint and relays. In the pool, pool rescue events simulate contact and non-contact rescue techniques.
Surf Sports also encompasses Lifesaving and first aid events which tests the skills and knowledge of members to complete simulated scenarios. These competitions include First Aid, Patrol Competition and Champion lifesaver.