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The Gold Coast SUNS as part of its work in the Community are contributing to schools and assisting students throughout the Gold Coast region.

Since 2012 The Gold Coast SUNS as part of their work in the Community are proud to provide to students and schools within the Community, the innovative SHINE Schools Program. 

The SHINE schools program will allow the next generation to SHINE and be the best they can be to over 2,500 students at 26 schools in 2017.

Each student who participates in the FREE four week will experience firsthand and learn about: 
•    Being healthy
•    Being active
•    Beach safety
•    Playing AFL

What makes the SHINE program unique is that it is the first of its kind delivered in a three-way partnership consisting of the GC SUNS players and staff, City of Gold Coast Lifeguards and the AFL Queensland Game Development team. This innovative program is made possible by the generous support of both the Queensland Government

Each student will receive a colour booklet to use and work through as part of the program and will get to interact with the players in person as they deliver the program, before participating in a fun based carnival at Metricon Stadium with other schools as a way of celebrating the conclusion of the program.

To register your class or school for the SHINE schools program contact:

Harley Hollonds -