Before the pros hit the waves at Snapper Rocks for the opening round of the 2017 WSL World Championship Tour, a welcome to Country and Indigenous/Pro surfer challenge will again form part of an Indigenous opening event on Monday 13 March. ..
Katie Barton-Harvey, a proud Southern Gold Coast local, is the Sustainability Marketing Manager at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC). Part of the GOLDOC team since 2013, Katie shares the vision and actions already taken to achieve the Games’ ambitious sustainability legacy. ..
Beach Volleyball on the Southern Gold Coast has reached a new level, welcoming in a new era as SurfVolley Coolangatta. ..
Gold Coast locals Dylan Jones and Sam Weir of Ocean Nomads are setting themselves the ultimate challenge as they take on the ‘Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge’ on 12 December 2017 – a globally famous rowing race across the Atlantic Ocean to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Australia Foundation. ..
The Southern Gold Coast has been announced as the start and finish line for three free Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games events. The cycling road race, cycling time trial and race walk will all commence from Currumbin's iconic beachfront when the Games take place in April 2018. ..
The Queensland Government has confirmed their support of the WSL Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks through to 2018, with the event set to take over the Southern Gold Coast once again this year from 14 – 25 March, 2017. ..
Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts will once again play host to a nationwide event as the U23 Beach Volleyball National Championships hit the Southern Gold Coast from 20 – 22 January, 2017. ..
A number of the Gold Coast’s best and bravest surf lifesavers were honoured at the National Awards of Excellence 2016, held at the Art Gallery of NSW on Saturday 22 October. Surf lifesavers and dignitaries from around the country gathered to see Pacific Surf Life Saving Club in Palm Beach take out the prestigious DHL Club of the Year for the work they have done to increase their membership from 242 to 331 over the past season. ..
The southern Gold Coast is preparing to play host to several events in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, including the Cycling Time Trial and the Race Walk. ..
The new Coolangatta Beach Volleyball Courts located opposite The Strand are building momentum, with the courts attracting more elite and social events. ..
Love to Ride is a free workplace cycling challenge during November which aims to get more Gold Coasters cycling around our beautiful city. There are hundreds of prizes to be won, including movie tickets, bikes, morning tea and more. All you have to do is ride for just 10 minutes and log your ride to win. ..
Our volunteer lifesavers will again be set to patrol Southern Gold Coast beaches, commencing in the September School Holidays. It also coincides with the start of nipper season, with most clubs now ready to hit the surf and sand. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..
A women’s race record and the first back-to-back men’s winner in 17 years headlined the 38th annual Gold Coast Airport Marathon on the weekend of 2-3 July. Proudly sponsored by the Southern Gold Coast’s own Gold Coast Airport and Southern Cross University in the 10km Run, the world class event proved again to be a highlight on the city’s sporting events calendar. ..
Helicopter joy flights will again be on offer at the year’s Cooly Rocks On Festival, thanks to local operator, ABC Heli. The popular activity has now been running for three years, taking off from the groyne at Kirra. This year you’ll be able to get a birds eye view of the action and scenic beauty of the Southern Gold Coast on Saturday and Sunday on both weekends of the Festival. ..
The Southern Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement that Coolangatta will be the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball competition. ..
Meet Borobi - the official mascot of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. The unveiling of the mascot marks two years to go to the upcoming games in 2018, which will not only be Australia’s largest sporting event this decade but the largest event the Gold Coast has ever hosted. ..
A world-first carbon neutral surfing event is being held at Duranbah on Sunday 24 April as part of the Gold and Tweed Coast’s Student Surf Festival 2016. ..
A new craze to hit our Southern Gold Coast waterways, SUP pilates combines stand up paddleboarding and pilates on Currumbin Creek. It joins the host of weekly activities out on the water, providing options for locals and visitors to keep fit and active. ..