By purchasing a surfing membership you are joining other like minded surfers from across your state, be eligible to enter sanctioned events and gain an official ranking.  You will be supporting the sport of surfing in your State, help protect our beaches and breaks, receive partner benefits and personal injury insurance while surfing.

State Membership 2020/2021

Welcome to Surfing NSW and thank you for supporting our organisation. We value each and every one of our members, and thank you for your loyalty over the years, especially during the tough times we are facing.

If you have purchased your State membership before the 14th of October, your State Membership Packs are ready to be collected.
An email has been sent out to everyone with information entailing the specific surf shop they’re waiting at.
Below are our partnered surf shops that you can pick up your State Membership packs.
Your membership packs are sent to the relevant surf shop as per the postcode indicated in your profile, please visit the surf shop closest to your indicated postcode below.
  • Far North Coast-Surfing Australia High-Performance Centre-9 Barclay Dr, Casuarina NSW 2487
  • Far North Coast– Lennox Surf- 4/71 Ballina St, Lennox Head NSW 2478
  • North Coast Coopers Surf Shop 28 Orlando St, Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
  • Mid North Coast Inner Vision Surf n Skate 80 William Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444
  • Mid North Coast Kaos Surf Salamander Shopping Centre, Salamander Bay, Port Stephens NSW
  • Mid North Coast Surf and Sport Forster, 42 Wharf St, Forster NSW 2428
  • Mid North Coast Sanbah Newcastle  Junction Fair, 28/204 Union St, The Junction NSW 2291
  • Central Coast Slimes -03 Central Coast Hwy, Erina NSW 2250
  • Northern beaches Aloha Surf Shop  44 Pittwater Rd, Manly NSW 2095
  • Southern beaches Maroubra Surf and Skate 2/36 McKeon St, Maroubra NSW 2035
  • Southern beaches Triple Bull 23 Kingsway, Cronulla NSW 2230
  • Illawarra Byrne SURF SHOP- 6 Railway Parade, Thirroul NSW 2515
  • Illawarra Overboard Surf Shop 94 Flinders St, Wollongong NSW 2500
  • South Coast– Zink Surf Shop 136 Terralong St, Kiama NSW 2533
  • South coast Natural necessities 115 Fern St, Gerringong NSW 2534
  • South Coast Akwa Surf- Shop 1, Mellick’s Corner, Princes Highway, Milton NSW 2538
  • South Coast Salt Water Dreams Shop 2 Bay Central Cnr Orient st & north street, Batemans Bay NSW 2536
  • South Coast Bermagui Surf Shop, 3/24-26 Lamont St, Bermagui NSW 2546
Important Stuff you need to know 
*Please note: Surf Shop will not reissue sizes. Do not ask shop owners for another size.
*We pack your membership packs as per your current postcode in your profile, please visit our closest partnering surf shop near you to get your membership pack.
*We understand that some of our members live in rural areas. If you or a family or family member lives more than 25km from a selected surf shop. Please email and we will post your parcel to you.
*Please note, we pack and send our membership packs out the 2nd Tuesday of every 2nd month. Please allow sufficient time for your package to reach the store. Visit our website for an updated list of surf shops in your area.
*Please note Membership is not refundable
* If you haven’t updated your profile with shirt and shoe sizes, we have packed what’s available in stock.
*To keep up to date with our partnering surf shops please visit our website, as locations are likely to be added or removed due to demand.
*Please check shop opening hours before visiting.
Be sure to post a pic of your Surfing NSW membership package and tag us!
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New Membership Price

  • Standard: $60.10 (valued at over $250)
  • Age of coverage 5- 75 years old

Benefits Included:
Physical Benefits
• Surfing NSW T-Shirt
• 1x pair of Havaianas Thongs
• Surfing NSW Sticker

Online Information & Subscriptions

• $20 voucher for Cooper’s online surf shop (minimum spend $50, free shipping over $99) to spend on our online store
• Weekly “ENEWS” email with all Surfing NSW updates, surf news, and event results
• Text message reminders prior to event entries opening
• Eligibility to compete in Surfing NSW State Titles events
• Junior surfers eligible for inclusion in the NSW Junior Shortboard Ranking System
• Eligibility to become a Surfing Australia accredited surf coach and judge (once all specific course requirements are complete)

Elite Surfers
• Provision of an online login and eligibility to enter Surfing NSW and Surfing Australia sanctioned events and competition;
• Junior surfers allowed access within the NSW Junior Shortboard Ranking System – see the Policies and docs section on the SNSW website for a detailed overview; and

Better your surfing
• 20% Discount on

Education Online
• Free Online Training – Surf Life Saving Online CPR course valued at $60
• Free Online Training – Surfers Rescue 24/7 board rescue component (teaching you how to save someone with your surfboard)
• Eligibility to be a Surfing NSW Surf School Registered Coach (once complete all specific of course requirements)
• Eligibility to be a Surfing NSW Registered Judge (once complete all specific of course requirements)

Personal Accident Insurance Coverage:
This means if you injure yourself while surfing or stand up paddling you may be covered! Click here for coverage details.
*Please note, in most cases personal accident insurance isn’t included when purchasing your general Boardriders club membership. Please check with your local Boardriders club.

Boardrider Club Membership Benefits
We at Surfing NSW want to help our affiliated boardrider clubs!
Add your affiliated Boardrider club to your member profile and Surfing NSW will donate $10 back to your Boardrider club.

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*Please note, membership is not refundable