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Whale Beach Surf Life Saving Club is home to a small but dedicated team of surf life savers on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, who patrol every weekend from October through April.
Our tight-knit community is united through a common love and respect for the ocean. We pride ourselves on excellence in surf safety and education. The diversity of our community is its strength, with our lifesavers, nippers, associate members and wider community working together to keep the beach safe for all.
Everybody is welcome at Whale Beach, a place where you can connect, train hard, and belong.
Every weekend we host training and competition for those looking to work on their surf skills and fitness, and run regular training sessions the Bronze Medallion and other SLS awards. For more a full run-down of awards and upcoming schedule, head to our Training Page.
All are welcome to attend our regular community events. Grab a sanga and beverage each weekend, watch the sunset from our clubhouse deck during our monthly Saturday bar, or enjoy the spit roast at our legendary Neighbours Night! Whale Beach SLSC is also home to the The Big Swim – the oldest and largest ocean swim on the NSW calendar. Check out the calendar for more upcoming events.
Want to get involved?
Whether you are a pro on the rescue board, can keep a cool head during first aid, want to learn some new skills or just love hanging out and flipping burgers on the barbie, there is a place for you at Whale Beach Surf Life Saving Club!
What’s happening at Whaley:
Whale Beach SLSC is exceptionally proud of the team from Patrol 9, who have been awarded Rescue of the Month by not only the Sydney Northern Beaches Branch but also from Surf Life Saving NSW. This is an exceptional achievement and a testament to the exemplary...read more
Thought to be New South Wales longest continuing running ocean swim with its first start in 1974, THE BIG SWIM presented by the Whale Beach Surf Lifesaving Club in association with Macquarie is a journey swim, not around the buoys in a bay, or up and down a beach...read more
If you are looking for something fun to do with the kids over the summer break, bring them down to Whale Beach! Little Rippers is a Community Program for children aged 4 - 11 years. It is held over the Christmas/New Year period. The program is open to members,...read more
Rescue of the Year for Sydney Northern Beaches was won this year by our very own Nautical Nines! The North Shore Times journalist Caryn Metcalfe covered their achievement: QUICK thinking and a burst of adrenaline got a group of Knox surf lifesavers moving during a...read more