Surf Life Saving

Bootle remembered and Nippers test skills

SURF LIFE SAVING – Central Coast Nippers descended on Terrigal Beach on December 5 for their first Newcastle Permanent Junior Carnival of the season. This carnival was the first since…


Junior lifesavers of the century

SURF LIFESAVING – Heralding Ocean Beach Surf Life Saving Club’s 100th year in operation, Zara Tucker and William (Billy) Hawksley have been selected as the Junior Life Saver of the…



Junior surf life saving program returns

SURF LIFESAVING – Nipper programs are returning to Central Coast beaches to deliver surf education and beach awareness education to children. Surf Life Saving Central Coast (SLSCC) will host a…


Feels great to be back on the beach

SURF LIFE SAVING – Killcare Surf Lifesaving Club (KSLSC) celebrated the launch of the surfing season last weekend. Club president, Craig Sheppard, said it was a terrific start to the…


Don ecstatic over life honour

SURF LIFE SAVING – Shelly Beach SLSC Lifesaver Don Van Keimpema has been honoured with a Surf Life Saving Australia Life Membership on September 8 to recognise his countless hours…


Harrod’s life work honoured

A Umina lifesaver has been honoured with Surf Life Saving Australia Life Membership following his extensive contributions to the surf lifesaving movement. Umina Surf Lifesaving Club member, Brett Harrod, was…


Surf clubs win major state awards

Northern Clubs have taken out two major awards at Surf Life Saving NSW’s Awards of Excellence, announced virtually on August 28. Ken Sellers of The Entrance SLSC was named Official…


Avoca pair shares games front seat

CANOE SPRINT – OLYMPICS Lachlan Tame and Riley Fitzsimmons are two more Central Coast athletes to have competed together at Tokyo 2020, reaching the final race in the Kayak Fours…


Surf club declares mission accomplished

Two local surf lifesavers were honoured with Life Membership from Killcare Surf Life Saving Club on July 31. In a social media post, the Club said the decision to honour…






Umina, Ocean Beach enjoy State success

SURF LIFE SAVING – The 2021 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships moved on to the Masters Beach & Water events as well as the Masters and Opens Lifesaving Champs, hosted…


40 state medals between three clubs

SURF LIFE SAVING – The 2021 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships moved on to the Masters’ Beach & Water events, as well as the Masters’ and Opens’ Lifesaving Championships, hosted…




Major drowning event at Toowoon Bay avoided

Surf lifesavers, council lifeguards and the Volunteer Rescue Association worked together to rescue four people in distress at Toowoon Bay on February 22. The group was snorkelling off shore at…


Killcare SLSC stresses surf safety

SURF LIFE SAVING – Killcare Surf Life Saving Club is reminding community members of the importance of surf safety, respecting ocean conditions, and swimming in between the flags. The 2020…