Membership Types

What’s involved?

 

At Whale Beach Surf Life Saving Club there is a place for everybody and anybody to get involved and we’re always happy to welcome new members. Whether you’re keen to help keep the beach safe on patrols, assist in running events or just eager to use the club’s first class facilities there is a place for you. 

How to Join

The simplest way to join is to sign up online via the SLS Portal. If you require assistance email our helpful club administrator at [email protected].

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Membership Categories

Our membership categories and annual fees are outlined below:

Probationary

$200 per year

Probationary membership shall be the designation of any person for the time period between applying for membership and the gaining of an award and/or the granting of a formal category membership by the appropriate Club committee.

Cadet (13-14yrs)

$60 per year

An Cadet member shall be a Surf Rescue Certificate holder and shall fulfil the full patrol and Club obligations and qualify in an annual skills maintenance test each season.

Active Junior (15-17yrs)

$60 per year

An Active Junior member shall be a Bronze Medallion or Surf Rescue Certificate holder and shall fulfil the full patrol and Club obligations and qualify in an annual skills maintenance test each season.

Active Senior (18yrs+)

$85 per year

An Active Senior member shall be a Bronze Medallion or Surf Rescue Certificate holder and shall fulfil the full patrol and Club obligations and qualify in an annual skills maintenance test each season.

Reserve Active

$85 per year

Reserve Active membership may be granted to Active Members who have satisfactorily completed at least eight years of patrol and Club obligations and who continue their skills maintenance. Application to be made to the Management Committee. Reserve Active members shall be relieved of patrol duty unless the Life Saving Committee shall at any time otherwise determine, but otherwise shall have the same rights, duties and privileges as has an Active Member of the Association. Reserve Active membership may be granted to Active Members who have satisfactorily completed at least eight years of patrol and Club obligations and who continue their skills maintenance. Application to be made to the Management Committee.

Past Active

$85 per year

Past Active Members shall be an Active or Reserve Active member who is residing outside the area of 150 kilometres from the clubhouse of the Association or through medical or other debilitating reasons need to defer Active Service for a period of time. Application for and cancellation of Past Active membership must be approved by the Management Committee. Time as a Past Active member shall not count toward Reserve Active or Long Service membership.

Long Service

$85 per year

Long Service Members may be exempt from all patrol obligations.

Award Member

$85 per year

Award Membership may be granted to persons who hold an Association Award of one or more of the following designations; Radio Award/s, Resuscitation Certificate, Advanced Resuscitation Certificate, First Aid Certificates. Such members will be called upon to perform patrol and/or other Club obligations within the scope of their qualifications.

Associate

$180 per year

Associate Members shall be those persons who have attained the age of 30 years, pay an annual membership subscription and have been nominated by a member of and elected to membership as a Associate Member by the Management Committee.  These members shall have access to the Association’s facilities, but shall not be entitled to vote on any matter at any meeting of the Association. 

Associate Spouse/Partner

$100 per year

Spouse or partner of Associate member.

Nipper (5-13yrs)

$60 per year

As at the 30 September in the year of membership.

Nipper Parent

$70 per year

Parent or guardian of Nipper member.

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The Strand, Whale Beach, New South Wales 2107
 

 

PO Box 354
Avalon NSW 2107

 

 
(02) 9974 4944