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, 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, 21 August 2019

A powerful low-pressure system will impact the NSW coast between Wednesday 21 and Friday 23 August. The system is expected to create ‘Hawaiian-style’ conditions consisting of big surf, with waves up to 12 feet high and strong winds.​

Friday, 16 August 2019

Volunteer surf lifesavers assisted in the three-day search for a 42-year-old man who was reported missing from Gillards Beach on the NSW Far South Coast on Wednesday 14 August.

Monday, 12 August 2019

NSW Surf Life Saving clubs continued their outstanding records in the pool at the Australian Pool Rescue Championships on the weekend.

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