UNSW
Waterski and Wakeboard Club

Welcome to UNSW's only wakeboarding and waterskiing club, providing fun for everyone all year round. We are a growing community of both veteran boarders and skiiers as well as adventurous first-timers wanting to experience the thrill! Even if you've never waterskiied or wakeboarded before, we want you to be part of our club! Now is your chance! Signup today or scroll down for more info.

Become a Member

About Us.

The UNSW Waterski & Wakeboard Club is made up of a mixture of current UNSW students and active alumni who all share a common interest in water sports. The club hosts events for new and advanced skiiers on weekdays and weekends at the Hawkesbury River, all year round. Because of our many members and their diverse talents and interests, we are constantly striving to host a range of different sports besides just waterskiing and wakeboarding. Having two boats at the river, one dedicated to waterskiing, and the other for wakeboarding, allows both boarders and skiers a great run at any given time.


Everyone is Welcome!

No matter your level of experience with boarding or skiing, our club doesn't distinguish. We welcome anyone, even if you never waterskiied or wakeboarded before. Its all about fun and improvement, and helping each other out.

No gear? Don't fret!

Having your own gear is awesome, but if you don't, there's no reason to worry. We offer a range both beginner and pro equipment, including vests, wakeboards, waterskis, and more. We even have our own wakeskate if you're feeling like a challenge!

Become a Driver!

If you already own a registered NSW Boat License, only a few simple club assessments stand between you and having driver proficiency. All our drivers have access to both the Green and Blue boat whenever they feel. All they have to do is advertise a ski or board day via email and the boats are all theirs.

Crazy Weekends!

Every now and then, the club stays in the cabins at Cliftonville over a weekend for what we call ‘Crazy Weekends’. The two days are filled with boarding, skiing, food, drinks, games, music and anything else you want to do, plus its a great way to meet everyone in the club.

Where We Ride.

The club skis and boards up at Cliftonville Lodge on the beautiful Hawksbury River. The spot, only an hours drive from the Sydney CBD, has been a prime location for skiers and boarders for many years. The route takes you along some winding roads, arriving at a secluded lakeside area with a cafe, a pool, picnic areas, barbeques, toilet facilities and lodges.

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Membership Info.

Fees:

UNSW Student O Week Special: $10
UNSW Students: $20
UNSW Alumni: $150
Public: By invitation only

On the Day Costs:

Green boat (ski boat) runs: $5 
Blue boat (wake boat) runs: $5 
Beginner gear per run: FREE
Advanced gear per run: $2
Park entry: $5

FAQ

I am not a student/staff/alumni of UNSW, can I still join?
Unfortunately not, the club only accepts student, staff or alumni of UNSW.

How oftern do you ski or board?
We ski and board almost every weekend all year round.

How do I find out about events and ski days?
Emails are sent prior to the events to all our members, as well as notifications on our facebook page. Signup now to get in the loop.

How do I join?
Simply click the 'Become a Member' button below and follow the steps. Any issues, just contact Janina at janinaveri@hotmail.com.

Here's your chance!

Now that you have a grasp on who we are and what we do, what are you waiting for! Click below to signup now, and you'll instantly be part of our awesome club!

Become a Member

MATT GARRETT

President
matt.garrett11@gmail.com

Janina Veri

Secretary
janinaveri@hotmail.com

Peter Landers

Treasurer
landersp1@gmail.com

Harry Sofatzis

Vice President Green Boat
harry.sofatzis@gmail.com

Lawson Pickering

Vice President Blue Boat
lawson.pickering@iinet.net.au

Nick Valeontis

Web Designer
nicholas.valeontis@gmail.com