Media Release 21 September 2018


North Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club (NCSLSC) is turning 100 this summer season – the third surf life saving club in WA to reach this milestone behind Cottesloe and Bunbury SLSC’s.

After months of planning and preparations by the Club’s members, the Club is hosting a Centenary Season Launch and Community Celebration on Saturday 13 October 2018 from 10am at North Cottesloe Beach. Federal Member for Curtin Hon Julie Bishop will be part of the official opening, along with Member for Cottesloe David Honey, NCSLSC President Ian Clarke and other representatives from Surf Life Saving WA.

There will be a sail past of all surf craft, food trucks, live music, sand castle competitions, buskers, sand sculptures, aerial birthday photo, centenary merchandise for sale, come and try surf life saving experiences, DJ’s, kite making, Westpac Helicopter fly by, police pipe band and much more.

NCSLSC President Ian Clarke said that ‘100 years is such an impressive milestone for a not-for-profit organisation that is run by volunteers.  Our members dedication and community spirit have always been forefront at our Club, and we are all excited about the centenary season celebrations and reconnecting with old members and supporters of the Club.

This is going to be one of the biggest days in our Club’s history and we want thousands of members, family, friends and the broader community to spend the day with us by being involved in all of the fantastic activities that we will have on offer’.

Also planned for the season is a Surf Sports event on 9 December 2018, Celebration of Women in Surf on 9 February 2019 and a Gala Dinner planned for 4 May 2019.  Special centenary merchandise is available for sale, as well the North Cottesloe SLSC Centenary History Book that is currently being finalised.

The Club is looking for participants to join the 100 Human Aerial Birthday Card on the beach from 10:45am on 13 October 2018.  All participants receive a free digital copy of the image.  There is also a sand castle competition from 11am with some great prizes.  To sign up for these free events please visit the NCSLSC website and click on centenary news:



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