Board sports for kids in Western Australia

Father and son ready to hit the waves. Father and son ready to hit the waves.

Board sports are one of the hippest activities for kids today. From skating to surfing, there are lots of board sports that your children can enjoy in Western Australia. You can let them join various WA skate clubs or WA surf clubs depending on their preference. Get them to engage in board sports be the coolest kid in Western Australia!

  • Category: Sports
  • Approximate age to start board sports: 3
  • Approximate price: $100-$200 per lesson
  • Gear/equipment needed and approximate price range: Skateboard: $80-$400, Surf board: $600-$750, Paddle board: $130-$1000, Wakeboard blanks: $350,Wetsuit: $25-$90
  • This activity comprises of: skateboarding, surfing, paddle boarding, kiteboarding, wakeboarding, windsurfing
  • Best period of the year: summer
  • Most appropriate region: Perth, Cottesloe Beach, Scarborough Beach, Trigg Island, Shoalwater, Safety Bay, Margaret River, Lancelin, City Beach
  • School holiday programs available: YES

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Junior surfers at a local surf club in Dalyellup, Western Australia.

Information on Board sports in Western Australia

Is Western Australia a great place for board sports?

Surrounded by the Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean, water sports are among the most popular sports in Western Australia. Western Australia's beaches are hot spots for vacationers and surfers of all ages. The coastal area has a Mediterranean climate which is perfect for enjoying a whole day of board sports. The beaches there have world-class waves and consistent winds. Western Australia's capital, Perth, is the sunniest capital of Australia and is one of the most popular places among young people. The region is full of pristine beaches great not only for board sports but all sorts of kids activities like swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, and other exciting water sports.

Here are some of the most popular destination sports for water board sports in Western Australia:

  • Cottesloe Beach
  • Scarborough Beach
  • Trigg Island
  • Shoalwater
  • Safety Bay
  • Margaret River
  • Lancelin
  • City Beach

Get your kids to enjoy board sports in Western Australia!

Board sports are pretty extreme sports so they are not recommended for toddlers. But once they turn 3 years old, they can start attending board sport training in WA. Sport clubs for kids can teach children different water sports including paddle boarding, kiteboarding, and of course, surfing. WA surf clubs can award your children with certification after graduating in all skill levels. Water board sport lessons can cost about $100-$200 per session. You can browse our ActiveActivities directory to find schools and clubs for board sports in Western Australia.

Western Australia is not just for water sports! To get your kids to learn skateboarding, enrol them in WA skate clubs. Skateboarding is a board sport for all types of seasons as they can be enjoyed indoors and outdoors. It is also one of the most popular hobbies among kids today.

Beaches and skate areas in Western Australia have nearby surf shops and skate shops where you can purchase surf boards and skateboards, as well as the appropriate board sport clothing. There are also board sports equipment for rent available all around Western Australia.

Visit our ActiveActivities directory for a comprehensive list of board sport destinations in Western Australia and to learn more about more fun and exciting activities for kids, toddlers and bigger children.

Head to Western Australia and surf those gnarly waves!

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