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.

Surf Life Saving NSW has released the acclaimed short film, Taking Back the Waves, produced by Sydney-based creative agency, Taste CreativeThe film was funded by the NSW Government and developed as part of the Surf Life Saving NSW Community Inclusion Program. 

Latest News & Events

Saturday, 13 July 2019 to Sunday, 14 July 2019

The 2019 NSW Pool Rescue Championships will be held at the Peninsula Leisure Centre in Woy Woy. 

Saturday, 29 June 2019 to Sunday, 30 June 2019

The 2019 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, 4 May 2019 to Sunday, 5 May 2019

The 2019 Sharkskin NSW Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Season will showcase the best lifesavers from across NSW competing over 4 Premiership Rounds and a State Championship.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

The following contains excerpts from Evolution of an Icon: 100 Years of Surf Lifesaving in NSW. Today we remember and pay tribute to all surf lifesavers who have served their country. 

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Surf Life Saving NSW has announced its 30th Junior Lifesavers of the Year. Ainsley Dalton from Woolgoolga SLSC and Mikala Campbell from Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC have been presented with the coveted award for 2018/19.​

Monday, 22 April 2019

Shortly after Midday today a rock fisherman was washed into the surf at Boulders Beach, Lennox Head. ​

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