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 New South Wales (SLSNSW) has developed a number of procedures and resources which complement the Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Member Protection Policy and the SLSA Safeguarding Program.

Latest News & Events

Saturday, 7 December 2019 to Sunday, 8 December 2019

The 2019 NSW Interbranch Championships will be held at Bulli SLSC on 7 - 8 December 2019.

Saturday, 31 August 2019

The Awards of Excellence recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions in all aspects of Surf Life Saving. The awards will celebrate the accomplishments of members, clubs and branches in the 2018/19 season.

Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Australian beaches are well-known for their propensity to attract English tourists, but it was an unusually high-profile Englishman who visited North Wollongong Beach last Saturday 14 September.

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

A mass rescue of any kind is a big operation for a patrol to manage. On 17 February 40 people fell victim to being swept off a sandbar suddenly at North Cronulla. In a single moment what seemed like a perfect day at the beach could have ended in tragedy. This incredible operation has now been awarded with both the Surf Life Saving NSW Rescue of the Year and Australian Rescue of the Month. 

Tuesday, 17 September 2019

On Sunday 15 September, a Surf Life Saving NSW Emergency Response Beacon at the beautiful but notorious Dreamtime Beach on the NSW Far North Coast was pivotal in getting help quickly to a badly injured surfer.

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