Maroubra, NSW, Sydney, Australia
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Boys revive North Maroubra Boardriding club to get
wayward youth off the streets and into the water,
By James TaylorSouthern Courier
Vas, Jesse Pollock and Luke Nudge Beardmore.
Bondi Lifeguard Jesse Pollock and others are reviving
the North Maroubra Boardriding Club. Picture: John
Greg Tingle MC'ing the Maroubra Fun Run
word 'Maroubra' comes from an Aboriginal word meaning
'like thunder' - an apt description of the sound of
the waves pounding on the shoreline. These waves have
made Maroubra one of the most popular surfing locations
in Sydney and Australia's second only National Surfing
Reserve. The beach is serviced by two surf life saving
clubs, and is patrolled all year by Randwick City
lifeguards. Volunteer lifesavers patrol the beach
on weekends and school holidays during daylight saving
Beach is popular with visitors given its easy access
and large kilometre-long expanse of sand.
Beach is surrounded by open space. To the north of
the beach are Jack Vanny Memorial Park, Mahon Pool
and the rocky headland. Arthur Byrne Reserve and headland
are to the south, and Broadarrow Reserve is to the
west. Beyond these, the area is surrounded by the
Maroubra Beach town centre and residential properties.
beach is popular with surfers given the regular good
swell and wave conditions. The beach can be very dangerous
and swimmers are strongly advised to only swim between
the flags, swim during patrol hours and to not swim
alone. Weaker swimmers should consider visiting more
sheltered beaches located nearby.
lots to do at the beach with a free outdoor gym, a
skate park and a large kids playground. Free BBQs
are located in the central part of the beach and towards
the south of the beach near South Maroubra Surf Club.
There are outdoor showers, a large changeroom and
toilet and lighting.
is also a cafe/kiosk area at the centre of the beach
and more restaurants and cafes are located in Marine
Parade directly opposite the beach.
is free parking surrounding the beach, including a
car park adjacent to the main beach, a car park north
of the beach at Jack Vanny Reserve and a car park
at South Maroubra Beach.
beach is patrolled year round by Randwick City Council
Lifeguards and is serviced by two surf life saving
clubs during daylight saving months. (Credit:
Randwick City Council)
Chamber of Commerce
Hot bed for cafe's in Sydney's east, by Greg Tingle
crime wave in South Eastern Suburbs Beaches, by Greg
Rock, Surf Music - What's this wave of music all about?,
by Greg Tingle
says 'biased' ABA boss must go, by Alex Mitchell -
2nd May 2004
Fun Run 2003
Beach Sydney : Oasis in the East?
Miller, Proprietor, Mr Big Stuff
Foster, E.L.E.M.E.N.T. : 13th October 2002
Newman "The Maroubra Jesus": 3rd September
Leoni, Founder of Community Initiatives Group - April
Rafty, Cartoonist, Caricaturist & Legendary War
Correspondent & Artist - February 2003