Our Volunteer Lifesavers patrol Currumbin Beach on Weekends and Public Holidays each lifesaving season from September to May.

To become a qualified lifesaver you will need to gain your Cert2 in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) also known as your Bronze Medallion. You have to be 15 years of age for this award. The Bronze Course takes either 1 week via an intense training course or 6 weeks to complete via an extended training course. The course incorporates skills including pool and surf swimming, knowledge of rescue techniques, first aid, resuscitation and radios.

Once you gain your award you are then placed onto a patrol roster to perform voluntary patrols for the Club. Members who perform patrols for the Club are eligible to compete in surf lifesaving carnivals and receive club benefits including free gym membership, access to training equipment and free use of our Vikings Function Room for functions.

Once a member has obtained their Bronze they must complete an annual proficiency exam each season to continue their patrol and competition activities.

Other Lifesaving awards that the club provides training for includes

  • Apply First Aid

  • Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate

  • Silver Medallion IRB Driver

  • IRB Crew

  • Silver Medallion Basic Beach Management

  • Spinal Management



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Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Life Saving Club better known as 'Currumbin Surf Club' or 'The Vikings' is located right on Elephant Rock in Currumbin on Queensland’s Gold Coast. The surf club boasts the best restaurant in Currumbin with the team offering you a very clever blend of bistro favourites and stunning, contemporary Australian cuisine. Enjoy live music every week and try your luck in our gaming room with Keno, raffles and member's draws all part of the fun. The Vikings Room located on the top level is a fantastic venue for Gold Coast beach weddings, corporate events and other celebrations with magnificant 180 degree views of the Gold Coast coast and skylines. Become a member now and enjoy all the benefits of our surf club or call our courtesy bus for free pick up within the local area.