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, manuals and other important administrative information.
Visit the members section to find all our resources including forms, circulars, memos, 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 are 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 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 Country Surf Life Saving Championships is open to clubs outside the Newcastle-to-Illawarra corridor.

Saturday, 9 December 2017 to Sunday, 10 December 2017

The 2017 NSW Interbranch Championships will be held at Stockton SLSC on the 9 & 10 December 2017.

Friday, 17 November 2017

It will be a blast from the past for a group of travelling surf lifesavers next week and brushing up on classroom etiquette will be mandatory as they prepare to take the message of beach safety to regional NSW.

Friday, 17 November 2017

They are a common sight on beaches across the state, powering through the surf on the way to plucking stranded swimmers out of the water, and this weekend surf lifesavers from across Sydney and the Far North coast will be making their way to Garie Beach for an important training session.

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

Several beaches across the Central Coast will remained closed until at least 4pm on Tuesday following a British doctor’s encounter with a shark while surfing at Avoca Beach late yesterday.

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