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Nipper’s start Sunday, 16 October

Nipper Start Times – Season 2016/17

For the continuing safety of our Nippers there are 3 Nipper sessions each Sunday

  • 8.30am -9.15am
    MINI’s – Under 6 & Under 7
  • 9.30am -10.30am
    SUB JUNIORS – Under 8 & Under 9 plus Under 14’s for WATER SAFETY
  • 10.30am – Noon
    JUNIORS  Under 10-14’s

 Clothing cupboard will be open again on 4th December from 8.30am-10.30am.




Formed in 1911, members of Cooks Hill Surf Club have been patrolling Bar Beach, Newcastle for over 100 years. One of the largest Surf Life Saving Clubs in NSW, Cooks Hill is a proud and welcoming club of dedicated members that prides itself on high levels of training and patrolling.Thanks to many selfless volunteers, Cooks Hill has a large and successful Nippers program with many hundreds of children enjoying surf lifesaving instruction on the beach every Sunday through summer.

Cooks Hill Surf Club is the centre of a strong community through activities such as Patrols, Nippers, Training, Surf Competitions, Surf Boats, Gropers Winter Swimming, Old Boys Rugby and much more.

If you would like to get in contact with The Club please visit the Club Information page for contact details.

Bar Beach
Feels like 28.7°C
40°C / 21°C
24° / 20° 35° / 21° 25° / 19°


Safe Beaches

A list of all beaches in Australia and information on them, including which ones are Patrolled and when.  Be Beach Safe all year.


Venue Hire

Cooks Hill Surf Club could be the perfect setting for your next function. We take pride in coordinating your function. The Function Centre boasts outstanding views to make your special day memorable.
Working closely with reputable local caterers we can cater for any function or event.

Please Visit the Venue Hire page for further details.