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 buolding on a legacy that can be traced back to the early 20th century.

Latest News & Events

Saturday, 9 June 2018 to Monday, 11 June 2018

The Beyond My Club (26+) Development Program was introduced in 2015 and received overwhelming interest and support. Surf Life Saving New South Wales (SLSNSW) will be continuing the ‘Beyond My Club (26+) Development Program’ in 2018. 

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, 20 January 2018

SLSNSW wishes to advise that there will be no lifesaving services in Sydney’s Royal National Park for at least next 48 hours.

Friday, 19 January 2018

Australasian rock band Dragon couldn’t wait for summer, a sentiment shared by surf lifesavers everywhere, and now those charged with protecting beachgoers are gearing up for another busy weekend with the mercury set to soar.

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