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Surf


Welcome to the University of Strathclyde Surf Club!

StrathSurf is one of the largest sports club on campus.  We welcome all participants, ranging from beginners to advanced surfers, so there is no reason to not come along and have the best weekend of your life.

Our enthusiastic committee will pass on their knowledge and give you lessons to get you happy with paddling on the board, popping up and catching your first wave! On the trips, we give you everything you need; surfboards, wetsuits, gloves and booties! The weekend trips are a great chance to chill at the beach, spend hours in the water and have the best nights of games and music! We mostly surf in Machrihanish on the West Coast but recently we have been spicing it up with trips to St Andrews!

Along with monthly trips, we have weekly socials adding more nights you don’t want to miss! You’ll have a tonne of fun getting dressed up to some wacky themes, sharing stories and having a laugh about your first surfing experiences. We end our busy calendar with an all out belter of a trip in the summer. Previous years have been in France and Spain so be sure to be ready to book as spaces go fast. It will be the best end of year experience you’ll ever have – guaranteed.

Hope to see you surfing this year! #onemorewave

Any questions? Ask away, contact details to reach student committee members can be found on the email link on this page or find us on our social media channels to message us directly.

 

Membership – what do I need?

1. Sports Union Membership – this is a flat £36 fee for the year (or £23 for one semester) which goes directly back to the club to fund various club activities and operations, including:

  • Personal accident and public liability insurance
  • Coaching fees, competition entry and transport costs, club equipment and external facility hire

2. Sports Club Bolt-on Fee – we also charge a £5 joining fee for the year which is charged to subsidise additional sport specific costs, such as maintenance of equipment. This fee is charged on top of the Sports Union membership and again, goes directly back to the club and participants taking part in our activities.

 

Click on the Join button to sign up to the Sports Union through our web shop. Don’t forget to select Surf so you automatically register with the club for the academic year and the committee can give you a Club Membership Card. Read our Membership Terms & Conditions here.

 

Get Involved

Come and meet us at the Sports Fair during Freshers Week or if can’t make it along, just rock up to one of our training sessions which can be found on the training link below. Feel free to come along and find one of our committee members if you have any questions – you can even drop us a message in advance on our social media channels.

We are also hosting a free Come & Try session following Sports Fair. This is a great opportunity to taste what life in a sports club can be like – why not even take a mate a long too?

If you are keen to get involved midway through the semester and haven’t bought a membership yet, you can register for one free Taster Pass with the Sports Union. Just drop the team a line on strathunion.vpsport@strath.ac.uk and we will prepare one in advance to collect from the office in Strathclyde Sport.

 

Training

Please click here to view Surf Club Training details, including day, time and location.

 

Join

  • Surf Standard Membership£0.00
(If membership is set at £00.00 this does not mean the club will not administer their own fees)