How to Join

Joining Whale Beach SLSC makes you part of one of the best communities on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. To become a member, there are 3 simple steps: *

Then head on down to the club!

*Please note: if you have been a member within the last 2 years or are transferring from another surf club, follow the steps on the Renewals and Transfers page

Step 1: Sign up


There are two ways to sign up, Online or Offline.

  • To patrol, sign up as a ‘Probationary’ member
  • To be a member of the club but not patrol, sign up as an ‘Associate’ member
  • If you aren’t sure which category is best for you, take a look at our membership categories here


Go to Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Members Area and join Whale Beach SLSC

Need assistance with the SLSA Members Area? Read the guide here or contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected]


Download & complete membership form. Return by:

  • Email to [email protected]
  • Post to PO Box 354, Avalon NSW 2107
  • Lodging in person at the club

Step 2: Pay Membership Fees

There are a number of convenient options to pay your annual membership fees:


Payment online is made securely by credit card.


Direct Deposit (Please include your name on the remittance)

  • Account Name: Whale Beach SLSC Inc
  • BSB: 032-196
  • Account: 360775

Pay in person by cash or credit card at the club


Step 3: Complete MPD Form (Member Protection Declaration)

Download and complete the Member Protection Declaration. Return by:


  • Email to [email protected]
  • Post to PO Box 354, Avalon NSW 2107
  • Lodging in person at the club

What to expect after you have signed up:

After completing these three steps, our wonderful club administrator Sue Kearney will be in touch to organise your keys and access to the club.

If you have signed up as a Probationary member in order to become a lifesaver, you will also be contacted by a member of our Lifesaving or Education team to explain the next steps including training and patrolling.

We also run regular social events for members. Come down and meet the crew at monthly drinks, or check out the calendar of upcoming events here.

How to get in touch:

If you have any questions regarding the membership, education & training or about how to become a lifesaver, get in touch with one of the key individuals below, or head to our contacts page for the full list of club officers.

For general enquiries:

Sarah Warburton

Club Administrator

[email protected]

For lifesaving enquiries:

Charlie Kellaway

Club Captain

[email protected]

For education enquiries:

Chris Darley

Chief Training Officer

[email protected]

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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Whale Beach SLSC

227 Whale Beach Rd,
Whale Beach NSW 2107,

Whale Beach SLSC is proudly sponsored by:

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


PO Box 354
Avalon NSW 2107


(02) 9974 4944