Surf Life Saving NSW

Saving lives on the beach

We exist to save lives, create great Australians and build better communities.

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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.

The bushfires across NSW have had a devastating impact on our communities, our clubs and our members. Surf Life Saving NSW and our volunteer lifesavers have responded with unprecedented compassion, heroism, resilience and support to thousands of community members impacted by the bushfires across NSW. Support is available to those impacted by the bushfires.

Latest News & Events

Saturday, 17 October 2020 to Saturday, 24 October 2020

The Australasian Police & Emergency Services Games is a biennial, multi-sport event held in Australia and New Zealand, and in their 18th installment will be held in Wollongong NSW on 17-24 October 2020.

Saturday, 2 May 2020 to Sunday, 3 May 2020

The 2020 Sharkskin NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Season will showcase the best lifesavers from across NSW competing over 4 Premiership Rounds and a State Championship.

Saturday, 22 February 2020 to Sunday, 8 March 2020

NSW Surf Life Saving Championships proudly supported by Your local club returns to Blacksmiths Beach for 2020.

Tuesday, 18 February 2020

Surf Life Saving NSW has had a long association with aviation over its 112-year history – operating both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters for search and rescue and marine creature surveillance. Now a new breed of ‘dry lifesaver’ is being trained to use unmanned aerial vehicle (drone) technology to help keep beachgoers safe on the NSW coastline.

Monday, 17 February 2020

The Palestinian territory of Gaza isn’t well known for its beaches. Its association with the Australian Surf Life Saving movement, however, dates back to World War II and two Gazan surf lifesavers are determined to set up a new Gaza Beach Surf Lifesaving Club - with the assistance of North Steyne SLSC in Manly and the Gaza Surf Project.

Friday, 14 February 2020

Hayley Smith from Cudgen Headland SLSC is attending her 10th State Champs this year. At 18, Hayley has developed into a talented surf competitor representing the Far North Coast branch and the NSW Country at Interstate Championships. 

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