Bruce Kelly Wins National and NSW Rescue of the Month

Tue 31 Mar 2015

A long-serving North Narrabeen clubbie has earned the prestigious National and NSW Rescue of the Month award for February after single-handedly rescuing a family of four who got in difficulty literally outside his house.

Near Drowning Highlights Need for Lifeguard Service

Mon 30 Mar 2015

A Sydney woman who was in a critical condition in hospital after being pulled from the surf by lifeguards and resuscitated on Sunday at Salt beach on the Far North Coast may make a full recovery thanks to the efforts of professional lifeguards on duty.

Wet’n’Wild Nippers Set For Carnival Finish

Thu 26 Mar 2015

The second season of the Wet’n’Wild Sydney Nippers is set for a thrilling finish when the kids of Western Sydney put the water skills they’ve learned into practise in a fun-filled carnival.

Clubbie Profile March: Katie Williams

Wed 25 Mar 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of March is Katie Williams from Collaroy SLSC. Katie recently won gold at our State Championships in the Open Female Flags, was captain of the winning NSW Interstate team and stars in the Summer of Surf series on FoxSports.

Maska’s Bondi Adventure

Tue 24 Mar 2015

When the Nauru Lifeguard service was inaugurated in October 2012 it’s fairly safe to say that its members never expected to have to deal with large crowds. After all, this Pacific Island nation boasts a population of slightly less than 10 000.

Coogee Lifesaver To Patrol The Pole

Tue 24 Mar 2015

Coogee volunteer surf lifesaver Heather Hawkins only took up marathon running two years ago, and now she is embarking on her greatest challenge yet; to run the famous distance at the North Pole in April. During her planned marathon run she will be flying the flag for Surf Life Saving, and in the process hopes to encourage more people to be mindful of the importance of surf safety.

Far South Coast Athletes Medal On Beach

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Although small in numbers, Far South Coast athletes punched above their weight at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina, bringing home three medals.

Life’s a beach for Illawarra Juniors

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated contingent of athletes from across the Illawarra branch made the trek to Ocean Beach-Umina for the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Sydney Clubs Lead The Way At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

It was an impressive weekend for metropolitan clubs at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, as both Sydney and rivals Sydney Northern Beaches clubs dominated both beach and water events.

Hunter’s Big Weekend at Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

For most Hunter athletes, Ocean Beach-Umina is just a stroll down the highway, and this short commute worked to their advantage with a number of exceptional performances at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships.

Port Macquarie Flies The Flag For Mid-North Coast

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated group of Nippers from across the Mid-North Coast travelled to the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina last weekend.

Strong Showing From North Coast At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Athletes from the North Coast branch came from the weekend’s NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships with a swag-full of medals.

Far North Athletes Medal At Age Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A number of Far North Coast’s most promising juniors were on show during the three days of competition at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, and while they didn’t win any gold medals they did show they have what it takes to be competitive against the best NSW has to offer.

Big Medal Haul For Central Coast Clubs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Central Coast had a very successful carnival with a number of fine performances from clubs right across the branch.

Warilla-Barrack Point Leads The Way For South Coast

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A number of strong performances by Warilla-Barrack Point athletes were enough for them to be judged the most successful country club at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast.

Huge Illawarra Medal Haul At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park flew the flag for the Illawarra Branch at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships finishing a highly credible sixth on the overall club point-score.

Sawtell Relay Girls Shine For North Coast At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A small but dedicated group of life savers from the North Coast travelled to the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held at Ocean Beach-Umina on the state’s Central Coast.

Byron Bay’s Ski Dominance Continues At Open Champs

Fri 20 Mar 2015

A contingent of athletes from Far North Coast Branch rivals Cudgen Headland and Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club travelled south last week for the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships both finishing among the medals.

Celebrating 100 years of surf sports

Fri 20 Mar 2015

It’s a special time to celebrate for Surf Sports with it being exactly 100 years to the day since the inaugural NSW Surf Life Saving Championships was contested at Sydney’s iconic Bondi beach.

Small club, Big Result At State Champs

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Lilly Bennett’s first state gold medal in the U15 flag final at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championships held at the NSW Central Coast left her grandfather in tears and was a sweet reward at the end of a seven hour drive from Narooma to take on the state's finest.

Fuelling Talented Teenagers a Big Job

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Tacking Point Surf Life Saving Club’s Ryan Carroll is 6ft 3inches with size 13 feet and still growing. At his second NSW Open Surf Life Saving Championships on the Central Coast the talented lifesaver with fire in his belly stood on the podium for one gold and two silver medal presentations.

Hunter Surf Lifesavers Tackle State’s Best

Thu 19 Mar 2015

The first person Lawson Christiansen from Caves Beach Surf Life Saving Club found having been declared the winner of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championship U15 boys sprint was teary mum Trish, who knows full well how hard Lawson has worked.

Successful Open Champs For Central Coast

Thu 19 Mar 2015

Competitors weathered tough conditions at Umina-Ocean Beach on the NSW Central Coast for finals day of the Open NSW Surf Life Saving Championship, the closing stage of the 2015 state title.

Young Lifesavers Tour New Zealand

Thu 19 Mar 2015

It was a week to remember for young lifesavers Mitchell Bath (Windang), and Madeleine Wheatley (Clovelly) who recently spent time across the Tasman as participants in the annual Surf Life Saving Exchange Program with New Zealand.

Wauchope Rowers’ State Journey

Thu 19 Mar 2015

A small country club it may be, but Wauchope-Bonny Hills pride in its surf boat culture was clearly evident at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships held last weekend on the state’s Central Coast.

Volunteers At The Heart Of State Champs

Wed 18 Mar 2015

Every day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships from before dawn to late in the evening, a group of dedicated clubbies from Ocean Beach and Umina Surf Clubs worked feverishly behind the scenes to ensure that the carnival was a success.

Take 3 Receives Funding Boost

Wed 18 Mar 2015

An environmental initiative that aims to help reduce the amount of litter on the state’s beaches has been given a funding boost.

Dulux and SLSA extend the Surf Club Project

Tue 17 Mar 2015

We are very proud to announce the renewed three year partnership agreement between Dulux Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia Limited.

Collaroy Cleans Up Senior Flags

Tue 17 Mar 2015

Collaroy’s small contingent of Open Beach Flags competitors exploded onto the state stage with two gold and a silver the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships last weekend. Not satisfied with their performance, the trio are hungry for more success.

Larry's Watchful Eye

Mon 16 Mar 2015

Whether they’re junior, opens or master athletes battling the wind and waves at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina, a familiar face was out on the water watching their every move.

Successful Open Champs For Central Coast

Mon 16 Mar 2015

Competitors weathered tough conditions at Umina-Ocean Beach on the Central Coast for finals day of the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships, the closing stage of the 2015 State titles.

Newport Seal The Deal At Open Champs

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Sydney Northern Beaches powerhouse Newport have won the NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships over fierce rivals Manly for a second straight year on the back of some sensational performances on Finals Sunday.

Northern beaches clubs take out iron double

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Sydney’s dominant Manly and Newport Surf Life Saving clubs capped off a stellar long weekend at the NSW Surf Life Saving Championship when Nathan Smith and Georgia Miller gold-medalled in the premier Open Ironman and Ironwoman events.

Manly Power Ahead on Day 2 of Open Champs

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Manly powered ahead of fierce rivals Newport and Wanda in the club point-score on a pulsating second day of competition at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships.

Queenscliff Are 2015 Masters Champions

Sat 14 Mar 2015

After a few days of highly entertaining competition at the 2015 Surf Life Saving NSW Masters Championships, Queenscliff have held on to win the Masters Club Point-Score for the third consecutive year.

Manly Lead on Open Day 1

Fri 13 Mar 2015

Manly’s dominance in the water delivered the strong Sydney northern beaches club the lead over fierce rivals Newport after the opening day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships at Ocean-Beach Umina played out.

Northern Beaches Showdown for State Title

Fri 13 Mar 2015

On the morning of the Opens competition starting at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, Manly and Newport rivalry is building to a crescendo.

Tight At The Top After Masters Day 2

Thu 12 Mar 2015

Queenscliff holds a narrow 11 point lead in the overall club point-score just ahead of Bondi Surf Bathers and North Bondi after the second day of competition at the 2015 Surf Life Saving Masters Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Surf Athletes Vie for State Supremacy

Wed 11 Mar 2015

The squeals and tears of more than 3000 nippers have faded and with the conclusion of masters events tomorrow, attention is turning to the big guns, with Opens competition starting Friday at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships on the Central Coast, proudly supported by ClubsNSW.

Queenscliff On Top After Day One Of Surf Masters

Wed 11 Mar 2015

Sydney Clubs are on top after day one of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Masters Championships with Queenscliff clearly out the front on 217 points with Coogee (165) in second, closely followed by Bondi (163) in the club point-score.

Reeling in the Years

Mon 9 Mar 2015

It was a case of the past meeting the present at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships with the ongoing celebration of 100 years of surf sport competition.

Manly Crowned Age Champions

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Manly have been crowned Age Champions for a sixth straight year after another dominant performance at the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships. Wanda finished second, with Avoca Beach rounding out the top three.

Junior March Past Goes to the Dogs

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Umina SLSC brought out the big guns on the final day of the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships with their club mascot, Bailey, stealing the limelight at the March Past event.

Manly On Top After Day 2 Of Age Champs

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Boosted by a series of strong performances in the water, Manly have surged to the top of the Champion Club Point-Score after the second day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina.

Sunny Start For Age Champs

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Elouera SLSC holds a narrow 6-point lead at the top of the Club Championship after a pulsating day of action on the first day of the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, proudly supported by Clubs NSW.

Surf Lifesavers Rescue Fishermen at Night

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Two fishermen are counting their blessings after being rescued by the crew of the Ballina Jet Rescue Boat in a dramatic night-time search operation near Evans Head on the state’s Far North Coast.

Dangerous Surf Conditions Expected Along NSW Coast

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW urges all coastal users from Illawarra to Byron Bay in the state’s north to remain vigilant with rough surf conditions expected from Friday.

Umina Unites for Megan

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Megan Healey is a caring mother of three, a wife and a member of Umina Beach Surf Life Saving Club. Megan’s story has touched the lives of thousands of people, not just her friends at the club but around the Central Coast and the country.

Young Lifesavers Set to Shine at Age Champs

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Three thousand eager-eyed youngsters will be hoping to make their mark at the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships, which gets underway from Friday on the Central Coast.

Lifesaving Champs a Roaring Success

Tue 3 Mar 2015

The sun was fierce, and the competition even fiercer as the 2015 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships got underway at the weekend with some of the Lifesaving events.

Junior Lifesavers Recognised

Tue 3 Mar 2015

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to announce the finalists of the prestigious SLSNSW Junior Lifesaver of the Year award.

Towradgi Lifesavers awarded National and NSW Rescue of the Month

Mon 2 Mar 2015

A group of Lifesavers from Towardgi SLSC in the Illawarra region have been awarded the National and NSW Rescue of the Month for January after saving the life of a 15-year-old surfer who found himself in difficulty in a strong rip.

Man Drowns at Brunswick Beach

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Surf lifesavers from Brunswick SLSC were unable to revive a man who was pulled from the surf late Saturday afternoon at around 5pm.