Vale Ken Leonard

Mon 31 Oct 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is saddened to hear of the passing of State Life Member and former Sydney Northern Beaches stalwart Ken Leonard over the weekend.

Scuba Diver Dies In Tathra Incident

Mon 31 Oct 2016

A man thought to be in his 50s was unable to be revived after he got into difficulty while scuba diving at Tathra on the State’s Far South Coast on Monday.

Worth his Weight In Gold

Fri 28 Oct 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW is saddened to hear of the passing of Life Member and North Narrabeen identity William “Billy” Worth OAM earlier this week following a period of ill-health.

Profile of the Month: Trish Watts

Fri 28 Oct 2016

Our Profile of the Month for October is Trish Watts from Shelly Beach SLSC. The hard working Director of Administration and U7 Age Manager has been involved in Surf Life Saving since 1991. Trish has a passion for member and youth retention and is motivated to make Shelly Beach the best surf club it can be.

CPR Effort Earns National And NSW Award

Thu 27 Oct 2016

Two Central Coast surf lifesavers have been recognised with the prestigious National and NSW Rescue of the Month award after resuscitating a baby last month at Ettalong Beach.

First Aid Skills Prove To Be A Lifesaver

Thu 27 Oct 2016

There wasn’t sand or the ocean in sight but that proved no barrier for one surf lifesaver who helped revive a cyclist aged in his 60s at the Duncan Gray Velodrome in Sydney on Wednesday night.

Byron Bay Beaches Re-Open

Tue 25 Oct 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW can confirm that all beaches across Byron Bay have re-opened on Tuesday after a surfer aged in his 30s suffered lacerations to his leg following an encounter with a shark.

Beaches Closed After Byron Bay Shark Attack

Mon 24 Oct 2016

All beaches across Byron Bay including the patrolled Main Beach will remain closed for at least the next 24 hours after a surfer thought to be in his late 30s suffered lacerations to his leg when he encountered a shark on Monday.

NSW Lifesavers Recognised at National Awards

Sun 23 Oct 2016

The state’s dedicated volunteers continue to receive recognition at a national level with a number NSW surf lifesavers winning awards at the 2016 SLSA Awards of Excellence in Sydney on Saturday.

Strong Wind And Big Surf Expected On NSW Coast

Sat 22 Oct 2016

The Bureau of Meteorology have issued a warning to swimmers, surfers, rock fishers, and boaters to exercise caution in the water with dangerous surf conditions expected throughout the weekend.

Development Networking Program Participants Announced

Thu 20 Oct 2016

Congratulations to the 24 enthusiastic surf lifesavers who have been selected for the 2016 Development Networking Program to be held in Sydney next month.

Athletes Ready For Performance Academy

Wed 19 Oct 2016

Congratulations to the 29 athletes who have been selected for the 2016 Senior Performance Academy to be held next month at the Sydney Academy of Sport.

Sydney Wet ‘n’ Wild Nippers Primed For Super Season

Fri 14 Oct 2016

Sydney’s most innovative Nipper Program is back for a fourth season this weekend when over 100 aspiring youngsters will suit up at Wet ‘n’ Wild Sydney for a program that promises to be bigger and better than ever.

Ballina Beaches Re-open

Thu 13 Oct 2016

Surf Life Saving NSW can confirm that Lighthouse Beach, Sharpes Beach, and Shelly Beach (Ballina) have all re-opened on Thursday.

Be Part of Surf Club Open Day This Sunday

Wed 12 Oct 2016

This Sunday 16 October, Surf Life Saving Clubs across the state will be inviting the public to take a look inside and see what being part of a surf club is all about.

Strong Surf Expected On NSW Coast

Wed 12 Oct 2016

Surf lifesavers and the Bureau of Meteorology have issued a warning to swimmers, surfers, rock fishers, and boat users to exercise caution in the water with deceptively powerful conditions expected along the coast on Thursday.

Ballina Beaches Closed After Shark Encounter

Wed 12 Oct 2016

Beaches across the Ballina Shire have been closed for at least the next 24 hours after a surfer suffered lacerations to his leg following an encounter with a shark at Sharpes Beach on Wednesday.

Medals Galore For NSW At NZ Champs

Tue 11 Oct 2016

National pride was on the line last weekend as NSW's most gifted Under 18 Pool Rescue athletes battled it out against New Zealand's best surf lifesavers at the 2016 New Zealand Pool Championships.

Lifesavers Reveal Ripping Truth

Mon 10 Oct 2016

Surf Life Saving has launched a major national awareness campaign to alert the public to the true danger of rip currents.

Young Athletes Put Through Their Paces

Fri 7 Oct 2016

While their peers are relaxing during the school holiday break, a group of the state’s most promising ocean competitors traded books for swimsuits at an intensive camp designed to improve their skills and give an early insight into the life of an elite surf sport athlete.

Young Pool Guns Ready To Take On Kiwis

Wed 5 Oct 2016

After packing the essential swimmers, goggles, training equipment and passports, the NSW U18 Pool Rescue Development team even had room in their luggage for optimism as they gathered at Sydney International Airport on Wednesday morning for their flight to New Zealand.

Coogee Rebuilds After Mother Nature’s Fury

Sun 2 Oct 2016

For over a century the Coogee clubhouse has stood prominently on the rock platform at the southern end of the iconic Sydney beach…Solid, immovable, weathering the worst that Mother Nature had to offer.