Central Coast Branch

Welcome

Welcome to the Central Coast branch of the Disabled Surfers Association of Australia. Established in 2005, our mantra is “Putting Smiles on Dials”

A trip to the beach is a quintessential Aussie experience. Providing a safe and enjoyable opportunity for people with a disability to do so is made possible by our awesome trained volunteers. We cater for all disabilities and age is no barrier.

Our “Smiles on Dials” days are held at Umina Beach and Toowoon Bay with the full support of the surf clubs.

We need volunteers in and out of the water so if you feel you would like to be a part of this amazing experience, please contact our committee members.

Check out the below video from our recent event at Toowoon Bay:

Donate now for us to be able to renew our equipment:

As a fully volunteer run organisation, all donations go toward providing a safe and happy experiance for our participants and volunteers by ensuring the best possible equipment, the upkeep of our trailer and provisions for four events per season at Umina Beach and Toowoon Bay. Our volunteers supervised by Team Leaders and Beach Marshalls love what they do and will show up rain or shine to ensure our surfers have a great day. Without any funding except for the occasional grant, donations allow us to continue providing this invaluable experience.

https://www.givenow.com.au/equipment-renewal

Branch Contact Details

President & Publicity: Rae Fiechter
Phone: 0415 866 485
Email: President-Central-Coast@disabledsurfers.org
Secretary:  Pauline Maniskas
Phone: 0416 332 166
Email: Secretary-Central-Coast@disabledsurfers.org

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Don’t forget you can always jump on to Facebook and “like us” to keep in touch with event dates, photos and news as well:

Event Calendar

Our “Smiles on Dials” event days will be held on

  • 5th March 2022 – Umina Beach –
  • 2nd April 2022 – Umina Beach – EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER & POOR BEACH CONDITIONS

All events are subject to any COVID-19 restrictions that may be in place at the time.

Event sign in is from 9am for volunteers and participants and we usually hit the water by 9.30am.

Registration is online via Humanitix.  Surfers must be accompanied by a carer on the day.

 

 

Sponsors

Thank you to Safe N Sound Self Storage Tuggerah for their support. Visit their website to find out more

Membership

If you would like to become a member of the DSA, please download a: DSA membership flyer

 

 

Recent Event / Hands on Day

A few snaps from last season… 

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