About Coolum Surf Club Sunshine Coast

Keeping CoolumBeach Safe

Every dollar that you spend at Coolum Surf Club goes towards helping our Volunteer Life Savers keep Coolum Beach safe.

We care about our community which is why we were awarded Best Surf Life Saving Supporters Club in 2020. Funds raised by our licensed Club go to Coolum Beach Surf Life Saving Club. The money goes towards much-needed lifesaving equipment and training for our 240+ volunteer Surf Life Savers to learn skills and keep our beaches safe

While surf lifesavers volunteer their time, the costs of setting up a single beach patrol can add up to more than $80,000. This includes necessary life-saving equipment such as: rescue boards, inflatable rescue boats, first aid kits, defibrillators, and much more. How much can you give to help us save a life? Please donate today.

We appreciate every donation to our Not For Profit Surf Life Saving Club!

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Beachfront Restaurant

Our Beachfront Restaurant serves lunch and dinner 7 days a week.

Our surf club is the ONLY surf club in Australia to feature a genuine wood fired char-grill. All of our steaks are cooked over an ironbark fueled coal pit giving them a sweet smokey taste you won’t find anywhere else. 

We have an exciting menu ideal for those leisurely lunches or special dinners. From fresh local seafood to homemade gourmet pizzas, we have delicious food for everyone! 

Whether you want a fine dining experience or just a casual meal, you’ll find something on our menu to suit all tastes. Our variety of salads, juicy steaks and our fabulous house made desserts will be sure to tantalise your taste buds during your next visit.

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Become a social member or renew today

Join or renew today for only $10 per year or $45 for 5 years and receive these benefits:

Discounts on food & drinks • Birthday Voucher with up to $20 worth of vouchers • Loyalty points for playing the poker machines • Easy entry into the club • Access to Member only promotions • Reciprocal rights to most Clubs in Queensland.

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Personalised Giftcards can be used for purchases in our Bar and Restaurant and come with a 3 year expiry date.

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What we offer

There's somethingfor everyone

Coolum Surf Club on the Sunshine Coast provides something for everyone with breathtaking views of Coolum Beach looking to Sunshine Beach in the North and Point Perry to the South.

We have a great range of entertainment options. You can test your knowledge during our Free Trivia every Tuesday night and Bingo on Thursday. Relish the talent of Local and Live Music every Friday and Saturday night. Try your luck with Free Raffles on Friday nights and Live Sports in our Sports Bar every day of the week. 

We offer members and visitors tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner options with our Beachfront Restaurant. Enjoy our Wood Fired Char Grill, Café, Great Bar & Wine List. Our surf club also has a modern Gaming Room featuring 48 pokies, TAB & Sports betting & Keno.

We also cater for Weddings, Parties, Meetings, Events and Conferences of all sizes and requirements. Our open deck on the top floor features 180 degree views of Coolum Beach for you to bask in serene ocean views.

Next time you’re wondering: is there a good surf club near me, come and visit us at Coolum Surf Club on the Sunshine Coast!

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Beachfront Functions

At Coolum Surf Club we pride ourselves on our friendly, professional service and ability to tailor packages to suit your individual needs. It is, after all, your special function and our intention is to help make everything go exactly as you have planned. Our award-winning club boasts dynamic views of the Pacific Ocean from Point Perry to Noosa Heads. Situated right on the beach, our outstanding reception venue will provide you with a magnificent setting for the perfect day.

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From humble beginnings

History of Coolum Beach Surf Life Saving Club & Culture

The birth of surf lifesaving in Coolum Beach coincides with a spirit of optimism in a tiny, isolated speck of a settlement back in 1919.

It was Coolum’s time to ‘have a go’, after the end of the Great War in Europe the year before, and with the Twenties ready to roar full steam ahead. Coolum SLSC struggled to train and maintain enough fit men at first, but kicked on in the 1930s – despite the World Depression.

Over the years the club has survived major challenges like World War II, when most of its active men joined up to fight and a number died in battle. It is a legacy of loyalty and faith in one another that continues to this day through the unpaid efforts of about 200 active Coolum lifesavers.

In 2010, Coolum SLSC adopted its motto: ‘The Heart of Coolum Since 1919… Your Club For Life’ not long after opening its remodelled clubhouse with $2 million worth of improvements, including the best training facilities available.

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Our Green Statement

Read how we are reducing our Carbon Footprint.