Welcome to Whale Beach SLSC


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Who We Are


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!

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What’s happening at Whaley:

Join us at the Annual Awards Night

The Golden Era | 12 May 2018

Make sure you are a part of Whale Beach history and celebrate our amazing community’s contributions and achievements throughout the season, with a night of delectable food and drink, raucous laughter, trivia and some fun surprises!

Photo Competition 2018

Entries close 4th May 2018

To all of our amazing photographers, Instagrammers and snap happy legends, you are invited to enter the Whale Beach SLSC Photography Competition 2018! Both club and community members are eligible to enter.

Latest News

Dave Maguire rescues drowning tourist in Croatia

Our phenomenal surf lifesaver and boat sweep for our female rowers, Dave Maguire, saved the life of an Irish man whilst on a cycling tour through Europe. Without Dave’s expertise and exceptional surf lifesaving skills this man would not be alive today. Well done Dave,...

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Patrol 9 awarded SNB branch and SLS NSW Rescue of the Month

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...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Monthly Drinks

    June 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Contact Us:
The Strand, Whale Beach, New South Wales 2107


PO Box 354
Avalon NSW 2107


(02) 9974 4944