The Mornington Peninsula Disabled Surfers Association (DSAMP) has 3 missions:
1/ We aim to “Put smiles on dials”, that is to provide a safe, and enjoyable surfing experience for people with any disability.
2/ We aim to provide disabled members with greater access to the beaches year round.
3/ We also aim to unite our local community, Schools, businesses, able and disabled residents with this event.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get further event information, register as your interest as a volunteer, carer or participant or if you would like to sponsor our branch in some way.
Also, check out our facebook page (link below)
Branch Contact Details
|President: John Bowers
Mobile: 0409 945 064
|Vice President: Steve Hough
Mobile: 0439 004 596
|Secretary: Scott Cosgriff
Mobile: 0408 303 858
|Treasurer: Rebecca Lipsett
Mobile: 0409 700 161
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Our 2017 events are locked in folks. Head down to Point Leo Beach to join in the fun:
- Saturday 12th January 2019 Point Leo Beach (11am-3pm, registration opens at 10am)
- Saturday 2nd March 2019 Point Leo Beach (11am-3pm, registration opens at 10am)
- Contact: John 0409 945 064 / Scott 0408 303 858
Recent Events / Hands on Days
DSAMP Event Report – Bass Coast Trial Day Event
Please click on the link below to view our report from the Bass Coast Trial Day:
DSAMP Event Report – Point Leo
Please click on the link below to view our report from our Point Leo event:
Many Thanks to:
Our events run so smoothly due to the unwavering support, hard work and generosity of the crew from Point Leo Foreshore Committee (who donate car park takings from the day, prepare the beach, transport our gear down to the beach and help pack up. And Point Leo Surf Lifesaving Club who provided unlimited access for use of the club and its facilities for our events and training days throughout the year.
Our Major Sponsors Bendigo Bank (Balnarring, Hastings and Mount Martha Branches), Grand Hotel, (Mornington), Auswide Trailers, Nepean Waste Management
Our Major Supporters Mornington Peninsula Shire, Department of Human Services, RACV
And all our other sponsors and supporters (over 50!)
Here is a little background about our group.
The Disabled Surfers Association of Australia is a non for profit and recognised benevolent organisation (tax deductable charity), it has been operating for over 25 years throughout Australia. (Please visit www.disabledsurfers.org for more information or to see what it’s about watch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxgMHUkESRM.
The DSAMP Objectives are:
- Our mission is to “Put smiles on dials”, that is to provide a safe, and enjoyable surfing experience for people with any disability.
- To provide disabled members of our community with greater access to the beaches year round.
- To unite our local community, businesses, able and disabled residents with these events.
THANKS TO OUR AWESOME VOLUNTEERS, SUPPORTERS AND SPONSORS.
Disabled Surfers Association (Mornington Peninsula Branch) Secretary on behalf of the branch committee
Event Partners/Support: – DSAMP events are delivered with the close support of Point Leo Surf Life Saving Club, Point Leo Foreshore Committee and significant financial and organisational support from the Mornington Peninsula Shire.
Major Sponsors – The Grand Hotel, Mornington Peninsula Shire, Department of Human Services, Auswide Trailers, Nepean Waste Management and Bendigo Bank.
Other sponsors – Officeworks Mornington, Bunnings Mornington, Mount Eliza Deli, Greg’s Gourmet Meats, Southern Buying Group, Baker Boys, Coles Rosebud, McCrae, Mornington Secondary College, Peninsula Access Support and Training (PAST), Maladdiction Boardriders, PACE Exercise Physiology, Zuma Designs, Mornington Peninsula News, Triple RRR, Leader News, Two Nineteen Print, Design, Video, Mornington Peninsula Surf Schools, Mount Martha Village Clinic, Mount Eliza Farmers Market, Phillip Island Ink Knee Boarders Pro, Thursday Ads, Advanced Professional TShirts, Dromana Dees, The Peninsula School, Core Electrical Group
Community Disabled Wheelchair Access:
Disabled Beach Wheelchairs can be borrowed by the public free of charge from Point Leo SLSC – call Andrew Gibson 0407 332 264.
We are in the process of determining which Mornington Peninsula Beaches the Disabled Beach Wheelchairs donated by The Mornington Peninsula Shire will be stored and available at the public from.