Gold Coast

Welcome to the Gold Coast Disabled Surfers Association web page. Established in 2004 we have an experienced committee and a dedicated core of volunteers drawn from many parts of the Gold Coast community.

Our “Lets Go Surfing” days are held at Flat Rock beach, Currumbin (off Teemangum Street) – with a great shaded spot in Len Wort Park perfect for post surf snags. Click here to find us on GoogleMaps.

We are supported by various local business and organisations including: Coastal Fresh, Gold Coast Caravan Sales, Tugun Meat Market, Southport Trawler Supplies, VC Marketing, The Village Store, Gold Coast Tow Trucks, Gold Coast Community Fund and many more. Check out our supporters on our Facebook page:

Check out this great little video from our November 2014 event:


2021-2022 EVENTS

• Sunday 17 October 2021
• Sunday 14 November 2021
• Sunday 12 December 2021
• Sunday 20 February 2022 – SEE FURTHER INFO BELOW
• Sunday 20 March 2022

All our events are held at Len Wort Park/Flat Rock Beach, Currumbin – click on this link to find us on Google Maps

Our events open from 8.30am for volunteer/participant sign-in and we usually commence surfing around 9.30am.

Events will only be cancelled if there are dangerous conditions such as wild/big surf; strong winds and/or thunder storms. In the event of a cancellation we will post notices on this site and on our Facebook page.

Great news folks! At this stage our 20th February event is on but with a few little changes so we can aim to run a more Covid safe event and still put smiles on dials! PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THE FULL DETAILS IN THIS POST…
For the first time we will be requiring participants AND volunteers to pre-register to attend via EventBrite. We will also be capping participants numbers at 40 to ensure we can safely manage numbers and to also ensure we can match participant numbers to volunteer numbers.
We will be giving access to EventBrite in the following order:
VOLUNTEERS – registration is now open!
Without enough volunteers we will need to limit disabled participants or cancel the event. If you register to attend please ensure you commit to attending on the day. Volunteers are required to attend from 8.30am until the event finishes (usually around 12.30pm). If you need to leave early please notify your Team Leader at the start of the event. DON’T LEAVE US UNEXPECTEDLY SHORT-HANDED! We will require all volunteers to sign-in using the Queensland Health Check-In app on the day.
PARTICIPANTS – registrations will open in two batches:
Participants Round 1 (20 spots): registration opens 12pm, Monday 7th February.
Participants Round 2 (20 spots): registration opens 6pm, Friday 11th February.
Registrations are limited to a maximum of 4 participants per booking. You are still required to arrive at the event at 8.30am so we can organise the running order. Disabled participants MUST attend our event with a carer. We will require all volunteers, carers and families to sign-in using the Queensland Health Check-In app on the day.
We realise this is a big change from how we’ve been able to run events in the past but we trust everybody will work with us to ensure this is a fun and safe event!


2021-2022 COMMITTEE

President: Ian Gay 
Mobile: 0422 209 583
Vice President: Chris Howie
Secretary: Kym Howie
Mobile: 0417 070 108
Treasurer: Ross Batty
Mobile: 0416 250 582
Address: PO Box 370 Tugun QLD 4224 

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:



To make a donation to our branch, which helps us to keep running events, please direct deposit donations to:

Account Name: Gold Coast Disabled Surfers Association of Australia Inc
BSB: 633 108
Account Number: 154 693 774

Please include your name + “Donation” as reference (ie: John Smith Donation)

Direct deposits can also be made for Memberships. Simply fill out your membership form and post it to us at: PO Box 370, Tugun, QLD 4224 and at the same time direct deposit your membership amount to us. Please include your name + “Membership” as reference (ie: Jane Doe Membership).

Click here to download the: DSA membership flyer


News from our latest events will be posted soon, in the meantime check out our Facebook page for loads of news and pix 🙂