If this will be your first time volunteering with AWOW, or you’d prefer to help in a position that does not require any time in the water, please select the “Beach Support” category. If you have experience putting on and taking off wetsuits, particularly helping children with wetsuits, you may wish to select the “Wetsuits” category. If you are a
Currently due to COVID-19 protocols we are having to hold smaller than usual events. Because of this we ask that only immediate family of the same household attend at this time. We hope that changes soon and look forward to welcoming extended family and friends back on the beach to cheer the athletes on!
No. We always offer our Athlete families and Volunteers a delicious and energizing lunch with selections to fit everyone. In addition, we offer coffee and breakfast items for our Volunteers, water stations to re-fill your own reusable bottles, and healthy snacks throughout the day.
Each Athlete may only RSVP for one surf session time per event. However, we do encourage your family to spend the full day with us, as we offer a variety of activities throughout the day. If your Athlete is interested in additional surfing time during the day, please check in with our Athlete Chaperones and they will work with you
Expect to have fun! From the moment you arrive, our Volunteers will welcome you and assist your family with carrying your beach gear, getting you checked-in and making sure your liability waivers have been signed, providing you with special giveaway items, explaining how your day will proceed, getting your Athlete fitted into a wetsuit and flotation device, accompanying your Athlete
No. We provide wetsuits and Personal Flotation Device life vests in a wide variety of sizes to fit any Athlete. We’ll even assist with putting on and removing the wetsuit. Our wetsuit team is skilled at understanding our Athlete’s needs and will be compassionate and supportive throughout the process.
These waivers are a legal requirement for participation at AWOW events. Please read the waiver carefully before signing.
No. We are delighted to have Athletes of any age join us for AWOW surf therapy.