New Members

If you would like to become a member of North Cott SLSC please contact our office on 9284 2626.

To become an active member, you must undertake a Bronze Medallion course. Please see course information and availability for the upcoming season under the Education tab. If you would like to register for a course, please contact Upon successful completion of the Bronze Medallion you automatically become an active club member, bound by the Constitution and By-Laws of the North Cottesloe Surf Lifesaving Club (Inc).

Membership Renewals

Membership Renewals for 2018/19 were emailed out in August last year. As per the constitution a member who is in arrears as of 1st November shall cease to be a member. All renewals are to be made via our member renewal portal. Please contact the office to access the renewal system. All members of North Cottesloe SLSC are bound by the by-laws of the North Cottesloe Surf Lifesaving Club (Inc).

Membership Categories

Active Senior
18+ years

Prospective Active Senior members must first complete their SLS Bronze Medallion.

North Cottesloe SLSC only approves a new Active Senior membership once you have confirmed your availability and have signed up to the next available Bronze Medallion Course. Please refer to our Education section for information on upcoming courses. New members will be required to complete their Bronze Medallion Course within six months of joining the Club.

Active Senior Members are required to:

  • Pay an annual subscription fee to remain a member of the Club
  • Hold the relevant award (Bronze Medallion) and complete the annual skills maintenance testing (Requal) for this award in October/November of each year
  • Complete a minimum of 18 club hours per season (9 hours October – December 31st and 9 hours January 1st – April)

Active Senior Members are encouraged to:

  • Further their lifesaving skills by gaining higher awards such as ARTC, Spinal Management and IRB Crew/Driver
  • Experienced patrol members with good leadership skills are encouraged to become Patrol Captains and obtain higher awards
  • Be involved in different areas of the Club by signing up for club committees
  • Be active in surf sport competition at Club, Inter-Club, State and National levels
Active Associate
40+ years

Associate membership is by APPLICATION* only and is for people over the age of 40, who no longer wish to complete patrols but want to contribute to the Club in other ways (i.e coaching, education, social volunteering etc). Associate members are able to use all the Club facilities. The Constitution of the Club ensures that there can never be more Associates members than Active members. North Cott SLSC often calls upon our Associate members to assist the Club and continue giving back to the community in areas other than patrolling our beach.

To apply for an Associate membership, please contact the office on 92842626 or via email on

*Application fee applies

Active Juniors

13 – 17 years

Active Juniors are required to gain their Surf Rescue Certificate when they turn 13 and their Bronze Medallion award when they turn 15. Active Juniors may choose to compete at Senior Carnivals in Under 14, 15 and Under 17 age groups. They can also become junior Age Group Managers assisting with nipper activities. Active Junior members are required to roster themselves onto patrols and become active patrolling members of the Club.

Active Nippers

5 – 13 years

All members in this age bracket automatically become nippers of the Club and take part in the Club nipper activities on the beach on Sunday mornings. Nippers work towards their relevant Nipper Achievement Certificate for their particular age group each season. Nippers fees for the 2018/19 season is $143 with an additional $10 for compulsory cap and $10 for a compulsory hi-vis vest (only required if you do not have one) that can be purchased on registration day.

Membership of an active nipper requires the membership of at least one parent. Should you not be a current active, long service or associate member, you will be required to purchase a parent membership at a cost of $77 for the year.

Long Service

Long service membership is awarded to members who have actively contributed to the club for a minimum of 10 years over and above their patrolling requirements. Long service membership must be applied for and the North Cottesloe SLSC Board of Management reviews each application individually. Long service is awarded and announced at the AGM in August each year.

Should you wish to apply for Long Service membership, please complete the application form HERE and return it to


Only existing Active Senior members of the Club can apply for Expatriate membership if they are living more than 200km from the Club for the duration of a surf lifesaving season. Expatriate members are not required to patrol or requalify their awards although they may only remain expat members while they are living outside of the allocated 200km radius from the Club.

To apply for an Expat membership, please complete the application form HERE and return it to

Membership Fees*

Active Senor$205
Long Service$205
Active Junior (15 - 18yrs)$175
Cadet (13 - 15yrs)$175
Nipper (5 - 13yrs)$143 + $10 Cap

Note: A member’s age is determined by their age on 30th September as per SLSA regulations.

*processing fees apply