Courses and Events

Check out our courses that run throughout the year as part of your stay at Sargood on Collaroy. They are designed to improve the skills and independence of people with SCI. Topics include returning to work/study, intensive exercise and more.

Our thought-provoking courses and events are designed to facilitate learning and independence for people living with spinal cord injuries, their families and carers. Courses and events are available for guests staying on our accommodation packages.

Please book your place at a course or event in advance to guarantee availability. To book, call +61 2 8597 0600 or email info@sargoodoncollaroy.com.au

What’s coming

Upcoming Courses
April 20, 2022

Skills For Independence – 9 to 13 May 2022

We are pleased to be hosting AQA as they run their Skills for Independence course here at Sargood! AQA's tailor-made five day course is developed to equip people with SCI with the skills, knowledge and confidence to improve their health, further independence and share life experiences. This course will provide…
Upcoming Courses
March 29, 2022

Whale Watching Charter – July 2022

Come to Sargood on Collaroy and experience a Whale Watching trip to remember aboard ‘Fishfinder’! This 4hr tour starts off at the privately booked Clontarf Marina where the boat will head out through middle harbour towards the Sydney heads, giving you an amazing view of some of Sydney’s most prized…
Upcoming Courses
January 18, 2022

Adaptive gaming for Advanced Gamers – 16 to 19 June 2022

We’re taking Expressions of Interest from adaptive gamers to join us at Sargood for a weekend gaming experience. As we look to develop more extensive adaptive gaming options and experiences from Sargood, we’d first like to explore the idea with intermediate/advanced gamers in the community. If you have your own…
Upcoming Courses
January 14, 2022

Adaptive Waterskiing – 25 to 27 February 2022

Come ‘n’ Try adaptive water skiing whilst enjoying a weekend at beautiful Sargood on Collaroy! The New South Wales Water Ski Federation – Disabled Division, is a Water Ski program open to all ages with various physical disabilities. The federation will be hosting this event at Manly Dam where participating…
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November 17, 2021

Club Sargood Intensive Exercise & Activity Based Therapy – Multiple Dates 2022

Sargood on Collaroy is thrilled to be offering a 14-night Intensive Exercise Course delivered by our in-house specialist therapists. Our team of ESSA accredited Exercise Physiologists excel at providing a safe and supportive environment for clients to undertake evidence-based and client-centred practice, to enable each individual to achieve their goals…
Upcoming Courses
November 17, 2021

Sex & Intimacy Couples Retreat – date TBC

Join us for a unique and sacred week at Sargood. Step away from the usual hustle and bustle of the daily grind and invest some well-earned time in your relationship. Time and fun are the best aphrodisiac of all. The course has been designed for people in a relationship to…
Upcoming Courses
November 16, 2021

Mother’s Day Long Lunch – 6 to 9 May 2022

WE LOVE OUR SARGOOD MUMS! Mother’s Day is a day to honour and celebrate the mothers and mother figures of Sargood and we thought what better way than a Mother’s Day long lunch! So come and book your stay at the magnificent Sargood on Collaroy. Choose your breakfast in bed…
Upcoming Courses
November 15, 2021

Full Body Yes Yoga – 15 to 20 May 2022

This yoga retreat is intended to be a deeply personal exploration, journeyed together. Through embodied movement practices, breathwork, music and an array of other immersive experiences and creative workshops. Delivered by Brooke Elliston and supported by a team of passionate volunteers, the retreat flow will be curated to specifically guide participants to…
Upcoming Courses
November 14, 2021

Pampering Weekend – 10 to 12 June 2022

Welcome to The Sargood Beauty Bar Every treatment is transformed into a unique and personal experience, a moment created especially for you -this is the essence of The Beauty Bar experience, the perfect union of effective know-how and aesthetic expertise. Our Beauty Therapists begin each therapy with a precise skin analysis…
Upcoming Courses
November 13, 2021

Dungeons & Dragons – 21 to 24 July 2022

The world’s greatest role-playing game is coming to Sargood in 2022 Whether you are new to Dungeons & Dragons or a seasoned veteran, we’ve got you covered for 3 nights of adventure game play. So, what exactly is Dungeons and Dragons, and what makes it the World’s greatest role-playing game? Rather than…
Upcoming Courses
November 12, 2021

Working & Studying with SCI workshop – 18 to 22 July 2022

Discover your full potential during this intensive 4-day career workshop run from Sargood on Collaroy and delivered by In-Voc, a specialist vocational rehabilitation service. Benefit from the expertise and skills of In-Voc’s vocational consultants who are dedicated to working with clients who have sustained a spinal cord injury to explore work, study and…
Upcoming Courses
November 11, 2021

Ceramics – 15 to 19 August 2022

Unlock your creative potential and immerse yourself in 3 days of wheel-throwing ceramics. Facilitated by Clay Sydney, You'll learn how to take a ball of mud and throw it into something beautiful (or not, that's fine too). Never used clay before? Don’t worry, Clay Sydney will be here to support…
Upcoming Courses
November 10, 2021

Medieval Festival – 9 to 11 September 2022

The castle gates are open and the drawbridge has been lowered…whet your blade, polish your armour and prepare for glory! Excitement and adventure await all loyal subjects at the annual St Ives Medieval Faire, where the St Ives Showground will be hay-strewn and hand-forged into an accurate recreation of daily…
Upcoming Courses
November 9, 2021

Group Based Fitness – 18 to 23 September 2022

Enjoy training a keeping fit? Want to learn some take home training tips? Group based fitness week is for you! Staying at the luxurious Sargood on Collaroy you will be treated to a week of hard work and team training fun at one of our premier gym facilities in the…
Upcoming Courses
November 8, 2021

RAIDaptive Open Water SCUBA Diving (Learn2Dive) – 3 to 9 April 2022

Scuba is back! Join us for one of our most popular courses. The RAIDaptive Course is designed to teach individuals living with a disability to become certified divers with the goal of using certified RAIDaptive Dive Buddies to compensate for those skills that they cannot independently perform. Details When: Sunday…
Upcoming Courses
November 4, 2021

Adaptive Mountain Biking Camp – Multiple Dates 2022

Join us for 3 days of adaptive mountain biking across some of Greater Sydney’s top MTB trails, including Manly Dam, Awaba MTB Park and Green Valley’s MTB Park.   This course has been designed for people who own their own adaptive mountain bikes that would like to be supported to…
Upcoming Courses
January 4, 2021

Fishing Charter – Multiple Dates 2022

Register your interest now Please contact Sargood on Collaroy on (02) 8597 0600 or click the button below to fill out a Registered Interest Form. Please note this is not a booking confirmation, we will be in contact regarding this course.Come to Sargood on Collaroy and experience a fishing trip…
Upcoming Courses
January 4, 2021

3D Printing Workshop – Multiple Dates 2022

Have you heard the buzz about 3D printing and been wondering what it could offer you, and how to get started? 3D printing is an exciting technology that allows you to design and fabricate your own customised products. While there are some adaptive aids available for purchase that allow some…
Upcoming Courses
January 4, 2021

Paint & Sip – Multiple Dates 2022

Paint and Sip combine the fun and relaxation of a social gathering with a step-by-step group painting experience where you and your group will work at individual easels to create your own masterpiece on canvas to take home. Enjoy an evening of delicious food, wine and painting as the expert…
Upcoming Courses
January 4, 2021

Indoor Skydiving – Multiple Dates 2022

There’s no other feeling like flying in the world. iFLY Downunder Penrith was the first indoor skydiving facility in Australia. It is also​ the largest and most powerful indoor skydiving facility in the Southern Hemisphere! iFLY Downunder has been the indoor skydiving hub of Australia since it opened in 2014 and…
Upcoming Courses
January 4, 2021

Adaptive Bush Exploring – Multiple Dates 2022

Come join us as we embark on 3-days of adaptive bush exploring and a cultural experience including a visit to the Australian Reptile Park. Immerse yourself in nature while accompanying us to two of Sydney’s most beautiful national parks. You will also get to experience a cultural tour led by…

Register your interest now

Please contact Sargood on Collaroy on (02) 8597 0600 or click the button below to fill out a Registered Interest Form. Please note this is not a booking confirmation, we will be in contact regarding this course.

Click here to register your interest

You must be living in the community to apply to attend any of the courses run at Sargood on Collaroy. If you are currently an inpatient at a health facility then unfortunately you are not eligible to apply.

Past courses

Past Courses
November 16, 2020

RAIDaptive Open 20 Scuba Diving – November 2020

Our ever popular adaptive scuba course has returned in 2020. The RAIDaptive Course is designed to teach individuals living with a disability to become certified divers with the goal of using certified RAIDaptive Dive Buddies to compensate for those skills that they cannot independently perform. Details When: Saturday 28 November…
Past Courses
September 16, 2020

Intensive Exercise Course (delivered by Making Strides) – September 2020

Everyone needs exercise to maintain or achieve optimal mental and physical health and fitness. Exercise after sustaining a spinal cord injury presents new challenges and barriers. During this course you will be exposed to a variety of adapted exercises specific for people living with spinal cord injuries. Details When: Sunday…
Past Courses
August 16, 2020

3D Printing Workshop – August 2020

Have you heard the buzz about 3D printing and been wondering what it could offer you, and how to get started? 3D printing is an exciting technology that allows you to design and fabricate your own customised products. While there are some adaptive aids available for purchase that allow some…
Past Courses
August 16, 2020

Back2Roots Advanced Yoga Retreat – August 2020

Take your yoga and meditation to the next level through advanced embodied practices and mindful movement, as well as many other immersive experiences, workshops and techniques. Brooke and Lara and their team hope to ignite a spark within participants that changes their way of being into one that is more…
Past Courses
July 16, 2020

Intensive Exercise Course (delivered by Making Strides) – July 2020

Everyone needs exercise to maintain or achieve optimal mental and physical health and fitness. Exercise after sustaining a spinal cord injury presents new challenges and barriers. During this course you will be exposed to a variety of adapted exercises specific for people living with spinal cord injuries. Details When: Sunday…
Past Courses
July 16, 2020

Working & Studying with SCI workshop – July 2020

Discover your full potential during this intensive 3-day career workshop run from Sargood on Collaroy and delivered by In-Voc, a specialist vocational rehabilitation service. Benefit from the expertise and skills of In-Voc's vocational consultants who are dedicated to working with clients who have sustained a spinal cord injury to explore…
Past Courses
June 16, 2020

3D Printing Workshop – June 2020

Have you heard the buzz about 3D printing and been wondering what it could offer you, and how to get started? 3D printing is an exciting technology that allows you to design and fabricate your own customised products. While there are some adaptive aids available for purchase that allow some…
Past Courses
May 16, 2020

Intensive Exercise Course (delivered by Making Strides) – May 2020

Everyone needs exercise to maintain or achieve optimal mental and physical health and fitness. Exercise after sustaining a spinal cord injury presents new challenges and barriers. During this course you will be exposed to a variety of adapted exercises specific for people living with spinal cord injuries. Details When: Sunday…
Past Courses
May 16, 2020

Back2Roots Yoga Retreat – May 2020

Back2Roots return to Sargood for another transformative retreat.  Embodied practices and mindful movement, immersive experiences, workshops and techniques. Back2Roots aim to ignite a spark within participants that changes their way of being into one that is more open, joyful and more connected to themselves and others. Details When: Sunday 24…
Past Courses
April 16, 2020

Camping – April 2020

Details When: Monday 27 April – Thursday 30 April Duration: 3 nights Availability: 4 places Exciting New Course! Experience camping under the stars with the added confidence of support from a experienced team and specialised equipment . Further Course information coming soon. Please note 2 nights will be spent onsite…
Past Courses
January 16, 2020

Sports Fishing Charter – February 2020

Come to Sargood on Collaroy and experience a fishing trip to remember aboard ‘Fishfinder’. Join us aboard Fishfinder, a fast, 45ft. Harriscraft from Western Australia in full USL 2C, 3C, 1E Survey, powered by a Cummins 450 hp engine. Access to the boat is via onboard hoist. Details When: Monday…
Past Courses
January 16, 2020

Adaptive Water Skiing – February 2020

Come and try adaptive water skiing whilst enjoying a weekend at beautiful Sargood on Collaroy! The New South Wales Water Ski Federation – Disabled Division, is a Water Ski program open to all ages with various physical disabilities. The federation will be hosting this event at Manly Dam where participating…
Past Courses
January 16, 2020

Beginner Surfing – March 2020

This course has been designed for those new to surfing and looking to get their first taste of catching waves! Details When: Sunday 22 March – Friday 27 March Duration: 5 nights Availability: 4 places Course Inclusions Learn to surf with us at Sargood on Collaroy. Come and immerse yourself in…
Past Courses
January 16, 2020

Sports Fishing Charter – March 2020

Come to Sargood on Collaroy and experience a fishing trip to remember aboard ‘Fishfinder’. Join us aboard Fishfinder, a fast, 45ft. Harriscraft from Western Australia in full USL 2C, 3C, 1E Survey, powered by a Cummins 450 hp engine. Access to the boat is via onboard hoist. Details When: Monday…
Past Courses
January 16, 2020

Sports Fishing Charter – April 2020

Come to Sargood on Collaroy and experience a fishing trip to remember aboard ‘Fishfinder’. Join us aboard Fishfinder, a fast, 45ft. Harriscraft from Western Australia in full USL 2C, 3C, 1E Survey, powered by a Cummins 450 hp engine. Access to the boat is via onboard hoist. Details When: Monday…
Past Courses
October 15, 2019

Back2Roots Yoga Retreat – October 2019

Back2Roots return to Sargood for another transformative retreat. Embodied practices and mindful movement, immersive experiences, workshops and techniques. Back2Roots aim to ignite a spark within participants that changes their way of being into one that is more open, joyful and more connected to themselves and others. Details When: 20 -…
Past Courses
October 8, 2019

Surf Camp – October 2019

Come and immerse yourself in all things surfing during a stay at Sargood on Collaroy. Details When: Monday 14 October – Friday 18 October Duration: 4 nights Where: Sargood on Collaroy Course Inclusions Water safety skills and surf education Daily surf lessons with our adaptive recreation team Video and photography…
Past Courses
September 19, 2019

3D Printing Workshop – December 2019

Have you heard the buzz about 3D printing and been wondering what it could offer you, and how to get started? 3D printing is an exciting technology that allows you to design and fabricate your own customised products. While there are some adaptive aids available for purchase that allow some…
Past Courses
September 11, 2019

BBQ by the Beach

Details When: Saturday September 28th Saturday October 26th Saturday November 23rd Time: 12:00 – 15:00 Where: Sargood on Collaroy Catch up with old friends and meet some new faces at our monthly BBQ! This event is free of charge to attend a BBQ lunch provided. As we are a licensed…
Past Courses
July 9, 2019

Sydney Art Experience – August 2019

An art lovers dream! Join us on this 4 night exploration of all things creative. Gallery visits as well as hands on arts classes, we've got you covered during this week of inspiration. Details When: Sunday 4th August – Thursday 8th August Duration: 4 nights Where: Sargood on Collaroy Course…
Past Courses
July 3, 2019

Photography Workshop – September 2019

Love to capture your travel memories? Come to Sargood and sharpen your skills in this practical and exciting photography workshop. Led by photographer, artist and creative mind, Sue Murray, this workshop has been designed to teach you the basics of photography whilst being exposed to a range of adaptive equipment…
Past Courses
June 21, 2019

Manly Sea Eagles Experience – July 2019

Sargood on Collaroy is off to the footy with the Manly Sea Eagles! We are excited to announce this special event where 4 Sargood guests will have the chance to meet the players and attend a home game. Details When: Friday July 19 – Monday July 22 Duration: 3 nights…
Past Courses
May 15, 2019

RAIDaptive Open 20 Scuba Diving – December 2019

Our third adaptive scuba course is here, just in time for summer 2019! The RAIDaptive Course is designed to teach individuals living with a disability to become certified divers with the goal of using certified RAIDaptive Dive Buddies to compensate for those skills that they cannot independently perform. The student…
Past Courses
April 24, 2019

Sports Fishing Charter – May & June 2019

Come to Sargood on Collaroy and experience a fishing trip to remember aboard ‘Fishfinder’. Due to high demand after the success of our first charter in March, we're thrilled to announce new dates for 2019! Join us aboard Fishfinder, a fast, 45ft. Harriscraft from Western Australia in full USL 2C,…