Following on from last season, where hundreds of our states nippers attended a great day of training and fun. Surf Life Saving WA are proud to announce the 2017 Nipper Athlete Clinics are on again.
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Beach Safety Urged Across Christmas Period
With the warm weather forecast for Christmas and Boxing day predicting that many will head to the beach to celebrate and cool off, Surf Life Saving WA is urging beachgoers to be vigilant and responsible. Click to find Christmas Holiday patrolled locations.
Surf Life Saving WA Lottery 815
Surf Life Saving Western Australia’s latest lottery was drawn on Thursday, 15 December 2016
Surf boat Rowers Perform “Unorthodox” Rip Rescue
Scarboro SLSC lifesaver and surf boat rower Ben Whitehurst describes it as “sheer luck”, but the rescue undertaken by him and his surf boat crew this morning was more than lucky for the two men they rescued.
Guardians of the Surf
The Surf Life Saving Foundation has kicked off its Guardians of the Surf Door Knock Appeal in WA.
2017 Western Suns Interstate Team Announced
23 athletes from a range of clubs were selected to represent Western Australia in the 2017 Western Suns Interstate Team. Find out who they are here.
New surf club set to form at Alkimos Beach
SLSWA is set to expand its reach with a new surf life saving club planned for Perth’s northern suburbs at Alkimos Beach. Community interest is strong and you can find more here.
Surf lifesavers answer call to patrol from the sky this summer.
Dubbed the ‘Lifesaver in the Sky’, SLSWA is set to take beach patrols to new heights this summer with the commencement of a drone patrol trial.
Lifesavers ask for helping hand to keep WA’s beaches safe this summer
2016 BeachSAFE Appeal kicks off on Monday 21 November, raising vital funds to support Western Australia’s 30 Surf Life Saving Clubs, more than 5,000 patrolling volunteer lifesavers and nearly 20,000 supporting members. All monies raised are invested back into the Clubs and delivery of frontline services.
New communications network means safer beaches this summer.
Western Australian beaches will be safer this summer thanks to new digital mobile radios that eliminate communication black spots for surf life savers along the coast.
Surf Sport wrap of huge weekend of action
The most recent weekend saw over 1000 of our members competing in Surf Sport events on beaches across the state, with action taking place on both the northernmost and southernmost beaches of the metro being used for the first time this season.
Radio Operator's visit to SurfCom expands knowledge
Mullaloo SLSC Radio Operator's Course recent visit to SurfCom to see what happens behind the scenes proves a huge success.
Special visit for Balga Schools
Balga School students from Gladys Newton School, Majella Catholic Primary School and Warriapendi Primary School received an exciting end to their school day, when the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter touched down on their adjoining oval.
Fish and Survive This Abalone Season
Recfishwest and Surf Life Saving WA are urging people to remain mindful of the conditions and take personal responsibility for their actions through the abalone season which begins this Sunday, November 6.
SLSWA urges cautious approach when enjoying the beach this weekend.
With tomorrow’s forecast hot weather, Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) is anticipating a surge of people heading to our states beaches to cool off, however they are urging caution with conditions expected to be conducive to dangerous rip currents.