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NCSLSC Lifesaving Restructure Information



LIFESAVING MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Being a surf lifesaver and being an active member of a club can be one of the most rewarding experiences you can have. By following the below membership requirements, we help ensure the club runs smoothly and continues to provide an outstanding service to our community.

    Active Junior and Senior Membership Requirements apply to:

    • Junior Members 13-14 are required to be a SRC Patrolling Member
    • Junior Members 15-17 are required to be a Bronze Medallion Patrolling Member (or higher)
    • Senior Members 18 years and over are required to be a Bronze Medallion Patrolling Member (or higher)

    N.B. All ages are calculated as of midnight on 30 Sep of each year, as per SLSA Competition Ages

Junior, Cadet and Active member requirements:

  • Renew Membership and pay associated fees
  • Maintain SLS Awards (ie SRC/Bronze and higher awards)
  • Have a valid Working With Childrens check once over the age of 18
  • For new members and existing members who are now in the age category for a new award (ie have turned 13 for SRC or 15 for Bronze) the relevant award must be completed
  • For members who hold an award will need to complete an annual Skills Maintenance Check (requal). Requals are held between October and December every year
  • Complete 16 Patrol Hours

Long Service member requirements:

  • Renew Membership and pay associated fees
  • Maintain SLS Awards (ie SRC/Bronze and higher awards)
  • Have a valid Working With Childrens check once over the age of 18

Membership requirements are outlined in the NCSLSC By-Laws.

Patrolling:

Complete 16 club hours across the season

  • Once you have gained your SRC or Bronze you will need to nominate to a patrol.
  • Make sure that you adhere to the Patrol Guidelines.

How to renew & pay

  • Membership renewal information is sent out in July/August each year
  • If you do not receive an email regarding your annual membership fee, please contact the office.
  • Renewals will be anounced via the Newsletter and social media.