Fifty participants travelled to The Lakes SLSC last weekend to take part in the 13’s/14’s Development camp. Usually held overnight, the camp was shortened this year to align with Covid restrictions. The kids had a packed program of events including a SARS training session, a talk on pathways in SLS, a communication workshop and developing a club initiative. The idea
Cold, rain, wind and big surf didn’t dampen the enthusiasm nippers had at Killcare last weekend for their first hit out of the season. As the first in the new series of Covid safe carnivals, the U12’s and U13’s had a hit out in tricky conditions on Sunday, navigating Killcare’s notorious shore dump. This seasons nippers carnivals have been split
The first U14 to Masters carnival of the season kicked off at Terrigal last month, with Shelly Beach taking out the overall pointscore and Terrigal running a close second. In a trial two-round format, competitors raced an M course, with the Under 14’s given a chance to compete in the same arena as the opens athletes for the first time.
North Avoca Surf Life Saving Club is celebrating its third member who has achieved the rare milestone of completing 50 years of active patrolling service for the Club. Gordon Crabb received his prestigious award with the two other 50 year North Avoca patrolling members being present – John Roderick and Paul Johnston It was a special and unique occasion for
Nippers are back up and running at Central Coast beaches for the 2020/21 season. After an uncertain winter, clubs across the coast have been working hard to provide a Junior program under the latest Covid guidelines. “Our volunteers have had to do alot of planning and preparation for this season’s nipper program,” said Amy Fletcher SLSCC Director of Youth Activities.
The SLSCC Surf Sports Calendar has been released, with carnivals confirmed from October through to December at this stage. With the current Covid restrictions in place, the surf sports committee have been working hard to produce a program that can run to the numbers restrictions on the beach. Junior carnivals have been seperated into age groups but more opportunity has
Flags went up last Saturday for the start of the 2020/21 patrolling season at beaches across the coast. Clubs have been busy during the off season preparing for patrols in a new Covid safe environment. Our 8378 volunteer members have been working hard to ensure clubs can continue to provide the vigilant lifesaving service on the Central Coast, protecting community
After a busy term 3 delivering surf safety talks to local school, our Community Education team hit the beach this week. Over 20 instructors took part in a training and induction day held at Toowoon Bay. The day involved staff carrying out their award proficiencies and learning how to structure a surf education session . Our Community education program has
Last weekend Surf life Saving Central Coast Support Operations team conducted a Search and Rescue exercise (SAREX) to prepare for the season ahead at the notorious blackspot Snapper Cave and surrounding Frazer Park area. Since 2007 there have been 27 lives lost on the dangerous coastline and last season the Central Coast Support Operations team conducted 114 rescues across the
Following the latest guidance from SLSNSW, nippers are set to run across all Central Coast beaches this summer. Some of the larger clubs will have some changes to ensure we stay within the community sport guidelines of 500 but JAC’s across the coast are working hard to plan an exciting season ahead. “Its great news that nippers looks set to