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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.

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Draft Constitution Changes

Following on from our Special General Meeting on Wednesday 10th May 2017, please see below information in regards to the proposed changes to our constitution:

SGM 10th May 2017

Constitution Update Summary

Constitution V2.0

Possible Org Structure v2.1

If you have any comment to make on the draft Constitution, or Org Structure, please email constitution@cookshillsurfclub.com.au by Sunday 18th June 2017, clearly stating the section number and sub-clause, your suggestion relates to, or please feel free to print/highlight and comment on the section and send back to us.

All comments and suggestions will be considered by the Constitution review committee.

A final information night in relation to the new draft Constitution will be held on Sunday 2nd July 2017 at 10am, before a final Special General meeting on Wednesday 12th July 2017 at 6.30pm to vote on adopting the new Constitution.


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.