Saving lives on the beach

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With 129 clubs across NSW there are plenty of opportunities to become involved as a lifesaver on the beach, a valued member working behind the scenes to keep your club functioning or as a valued supporter.
With 129 clubs across NSW there are plenty of opportunities to become involved as a lifesaver on the beach, a valued member working behind the scenes to keep your club functioning or as a valued supporter.
Nippers is a junior activities program that introduces children aged 5 to 14 to Surf Life Saving. It's a great way for children to make friends, be active and enjoy the beach in a safe environment.
Nippers is a junior activities program that introduces children aged 5 to 14 to Surf Life Saving. It's a great way for children to make friends, be active and enjoy the beach in a safe environment.
Visit the members section to find all our resources including forms, circulars, memos, policies, manuals and other important administrative information.
Visit the members section to find all our resources including forms, circulars, memos, policies, manuals and other important administrative information.
We offer public First Aid certification and CPR courses all over NSW. Whether you’re looking for individual training, for a family member, a community group or your entire office, we can provide the right training solution for you.
We offer public First Aid certification and CPR courses all over NSW. Whether you’re looking for individual training, for a family member, a community group or your entire office, we can provide the right training solution for you.

Now boasting over 75,000 members in NSW alone we can rightfully claim to be one of the largest volunteer organisations of its type in the country.

The state's lifesavers currently involved at 129 clubs, patrolling over 1500 kilometres of coastline from Fingal Beach in the north to Pambula Beach in the south, and building on a legacy that can be traced back to the early 20th century.

Latest News & Events

Saturday, 24 March 2018

The Best of the Best Surf Boat Interbranch Championship is one of the premier NSW surf boat events. 

Saturday, 24 February 2018 to Sunday, 11 March 2018

NSW Surf Life Saving Championships proudly supported by Your local Club returns to Blacksmiths Beach for 2018.

Saturday, 3 February 2018 to Sunday, 4 February 2018

The NSW Envirobank Country Surf Life Saving Championships is open to clubs outside the Newcastle-to-Illawarra corridor.

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Surf Lifesavers are pleading with the public not to ignore safety warnings after recording one of their busiest days of the season on Saturday. 

Saturday, 17 February 2018

There are serious concerns for the welfare of a young swimmer after he went missing at Valla Beach on the NSW North Coast earlier on Saturday afternoon. 

Friday, 16 February 2018

Surf lifesavers around the state are preparing for a busy weekend with a forecast of large weekend swells prompting safety agencies to issue a hazardous surf warning to all swimmers, surfers, rock fishers, and recreational boaters looking to head out on the water in coming days.

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