Central Coast Branch


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:

Branch Contact Details

President & Publicity: Rae Fiechter
Phone: 0415 866 485
Email: raefiechter@hotmail.com 
Secretary:  Pauline Maniskas
Phone: 0416 332 166
Email. pmaniskas@hotmail.com 

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Event Calendar

Training Sessions

Saturday 23rd November 2019 – Umina Beach
Team Leader Training 9am
Basic Training 10.30am


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

  • Saturday 7th December 2019 – Umina
  • Saturday 1st February 2020 – Toowoon Bay
  • Saturday 7th March 2020 – Umina
  • Saturday 4th April 2020 – Toowoon Bay

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

Participants must register for events via Pauline (details above) and be accompanied by a carer on the day. A free BBQ and presentation follows each event.



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


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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