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With 17 clubs across the Illawarra there are plenty of opportunities to become involved.

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With 17 clubs across the Illawarra 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. Find out how you can give back to your community and become part of the Surf Life Saving Family today.

Illawarra Surf Life Saving Clubs

Austinmer SLSC

Austinmer Surf Life Saving Club was founded in 1909 and continues today providing a safe, family friendly beach for both locals and visitors alike to enjoy.

Bellambi SLSC

Bellambi SLSC was formed on the 23 January 1909 and is proud to be able to provide volunteers to patrol the beach on weekends and public holidays during the summer months. Bellambi’s patrolling area stretches from Dorrigo Avenue to the North of the surf club to East Corrimal South of Bellambi Point.

Bulli SLSC

Bulli Surf Life Saving Club was formed in 1913 and have had a proud history in surf life saving. They are steeped in tradition, mateship and memories that last a lifetime. They look forward to continuing their voluntary role of protecting the community along Bulli Beach and welcome any new members to their family orientated club.

Coalcliff SLSC

For many decades, Coalcliff SLSC has provided a caring and family friendly atmosphere, where the emphasis is on promoting surf-skills and an enjoyment of the ocean, rather than rigorous competition. This laid-back attitude has played a major part in drawing new members and nippers to the club from an area that far exceeds the boundaries of Coalcliff itself.

Coledale SLSC

Coledale Surf Life Saving Club was founded in 1913, since then the club has provided volunteer life savers who give their time and in one instance, their lives for the protection of the users of Coledale beach. It offers a range of training and amenities to its members including a good social side, both senior and junior clubs organize a range of social functions throughout the year, including regular family barbeques, band nights, quiz nights and movies.

Corrimal SLSC

Corrimal Surf Life Saving Club has been a part of the local community since its establishment in 1911. They have a long and proud tradition of protecting beach users as well as providing an avenue for members to participate in activities that promote team work, community spirit and a healthy lifestyle.

Fairy Meadow SLSC

Fairy Meadow Surf Life Saving Club was founded in 1950 by a group of local residents, to safe guard the people of Fairy Meadow and the Balgownie areas. They continue to promote a fun and safe environment for all of members and the general public. Being a member of Fairy Meadow SLSC provides you with life-skills but also facilitates the formation of friendships, many of which become life-long.

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park SLSC

Helensburgh-Stanwell Park SLSC was formed on 11 February 1908, and became one of the first Surf Clubs formed in the Commonwealth of Australia.

North Wollongong SLSC

North Wollongong Surf Life Saving Club is one of the better known clubs in the Illawarra and enjoys a premier location at beautiful North Beach in Wollongong. With over 100 years of service keeping the swimming and surfing public safe, the club continues to focus on patrol activities with volunteer lifesavers patrolling North beach.

Port Kembla SLSC

Port Kembla Surf Club is located approx 5 kilometres south of the Wollongong CBD and is situated at the eastern end of Cowper Street. Port Kembla Beach is regarded as one of Wollongong’s most prestigious beaches.

Sandon Point SLSC

Sandon Point Surf Life Saving Club was established in 1961 and is located in Bulli in the Illawarra region of New South Wales. Sandon Point Beach is patrolled by volunteer lifesavers who give generously of their time to protect the many locals and visitors who frequent this popular beach.

Scarborough-Wombarra SLSC

Scarborough Wombarra Surf Life Saving Club has continued to develop into an important club, maintaining its valued position within the wider community. The club is focused on promoting family fun and enjoyment, encouraging active memberships in both juniors and seniors, and providing essential services for the wider community.

Thirroul SLSC

Thirroul Beach became a popular beach at the turn of the last century. Alarmed at the increasing number of rescues being performed, the locals formed one of the first surf clubs outside of Sydney in 1908.

Towradgi SLSC

Towradgi Surf Life Saving Club is a family oriented club with membership from Nippers through to Masters. Members are encouraged to take part in activities ranging from patrolling through to competing and social activities.

Windang SLSC

Every year volunteer lifesavers give up their own time to patrol our beaches.  They help thousands of people each summer, preventing them from getting into serious trouble in our waters. But that’s not all there is to Windang SLSC - whatever your age, interests or fitness level, there’s a membership just for you.

Wollongong City SLSC

Being a member of Wollongong City SLSC provides you with life-skills but also facilitates the formation of friendships, many of which become life-long. Their members range in age from 5 to 90 and they provide activities and events that the whole family can enjoy together. 

Woonona SLSC

Woonona Surf Life Saving Club is a family club which promotes friendliness, co-operation and fairness. Their members come from all backgrounds and walks of life; from new members who have no prior experience with the surf but would like to learn surf skills, to experienced club members looking to return to Surf Life Saving.

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