Clubbie Profile October: Les Pepper

Fri 30 Oct 2015

Our Clubbie Profile for the month of October is Les Pepper from Woolgoolga SLSC. Les has been a surf lifesaver for almost 30 years and the President of the club for more than 15 years. Les recently received Life Membership of the North Coast Branch.

Parramatta Lifeguards Return For New Season

Fri 30 Oct 2015

Ghosts, witches, and vampires are all primed to potentially make a Halloween appearance at Lake Parramatta tomorrow but the two people wearing the lifeguard uniforms and keeping a watchful eye on the inland lake are there to stay; ensuring that everyone both in and out of costume can enjoy their time in the water safely.

Development Network Program Participants Announced

Tue 27 Oct 2015

Congratulations to the 27 enthusiastic surf lifesavers who have been selected for the Development Network Program to be held on 20-22 November.

Successful Night for NSW Lifesavers

Mon 26 Oct 2015

The state’s dedicated lifesavers continue to receive recognition at a national level with a number of our members claiming awards at the 2015 SLSA Awards of Excellence at a ceremony in Sydney on Saturday.

Bellambi Enjoys National Recognition

Mon 26 Oct 2015

An innovative community education program has earned a small Illawarra Surf Life Saving Club national recognition at Australian Lifesaving’s Night of Nights.

Welborn Crowned Australia’s Top Youth Athlete

Mon 26 Oct 2015

Talented North Bondi competitor Lizzie Welborn’s stellar year continued when she was crowned the Surf Life Saving Australia Youth Surf Sport Athlete of the Year at a ceremony in Sydney on Saturday.

Major Milestone For Project Blueprint

Thu 22 Oct 2015

An ongoing state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project will tick off a major milestone when it travels to Port Macquarie from next week as part of four-year research study to help reduce coastal drownings across the state.

ALS Lifeguard Wins NSW Rescue Of The Month

Thu 15 Oct 2015

A dramatic rescue of two teenagers in heavy conditions at Angels Beach on the NSW Far North Coast last month has earned Saul Duran a lifeguard with the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS) the prestigious NSW Rescue of the Month Award for September.

Top Water Athletes Gather In The Tweed

Thu 15 Oct 2015

Over 30 of the state’s top surf sport athletes will be put through their paces in a gruelling three-day program at the Surf Australia High Performance Centre located at Casuarina on the NSW Tweed Coast from Friday.

Be Part Of Surf Club Open Day This Sunday

Tue 13 Oct 2015

Surf Life Saving Clubs across the state will be welcoming the public on Sunday 18 October to provide an inside look into what being a part of a surf club is all about.

Myanmar Refugee Gets Taste Of Nipper Life

Tue 13 Oct 2015

For hundreds of excited youngsters Sunday marked a first enthusiastic foray into the world of lifesaving. Amid the splashes, cheers, and races on Bellambi Beach was one child who has followed a very different path to become a 2015 Nipper.

Lifesavers Rescue Woman From Rocks in Sydney

Sun 11 Oct 2015

A dramatic and tricky rescue took place this afternoon by surf lifesaving assets at Vaucluse after a woman fell seven metres onto rocks.

Byron Lifeguards Enjoy Successful Maiden Winter

Wed 7 Oct 2015

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service were kept busy at Byron Bay’s Main Beach throughout the first fulltime winter patrol for the area.

Young Gun Surfer Barrels Towards Dreams

Tue 6 Oct 2015

Some people are just born to be in the water. It is apparent in their every move, a connection to the environment that can be hard to explain but is always there. Teenage Central Coast surfer Macy Callaghan certainly possesses this indefinable quality in spades, and is hoping that her background in Surf Life Saving can ultimately propel her to the heady heights of the professional tour.

NSW Pool Rescue Team Impress In NZ

Tue 6 Oct 2015

New South Wales’ most promising Under 18 pool rescue athletes have made their mark on the 2015 New Zealand Pool Championships, bringing home 27 medals.

Man Drowns At Gordons Bay

Mon 5 Oct 2015

Despite the best efforts of off-duty Lifesavers, Lifeguards and Paramedics attempts to revive a man in Sydney’s East on Monday afternoon were unsuccessful.

Lifeguards Assist In Suspected Heart Attack

Mon 5 Oct 2015

Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service (ALS), volunteer lifesavers, and paramedics worked together to provide first aid treatment to a man who suffered a suspected heart attack in the state’s far north on Monday.

Lifesavers Gear Up For Hot Weekend

Fri 2 Oct 2015

With the mercury set to spike at over 30 degrees for much of this long weekend, lifesavers are urging everyone to safely beat the heat as they prepare for what promises to be a busy time on NSW beaches.

Project Blueprint To Assess Kempsey Coastline

Fri 2 Oct 2015

A state-wide coastal public safety risk assessment project will be based locally in the Kempsey region from next week as part of a four-year research study to help reduce coastal drownings across the state.

Sydney Clubbie Hangs Up the Patrol Cap

Thu 1 Oct 2015

When the flags were raised on the 2015/16 season late last month a mainstay of the Sydney lifesaving scene was absent for the first time since 1984.