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The latest on the boatshed renovations

The History: The original stone boatshed (pictured above), which saw its final days in May 1974 could only fit two surf boats! Captured in the photo are legacy Whaley members Colin Timms, Rich Stewart and Ron Clark some years ago. Today, we pioneer into the future,...

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Awards Night: A golden celebration of the 2017/18 season

The Annual Awards Night 2018 saw a sea of golden dresses, tuxedos, and everything in between – it was a fantastic evening with many of our members coming together to celebrate the season. Patrol Captain of the Year Suzy Bownes and Young Lifesaver of the Year Sophie...

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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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The Big Swim 2018

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...

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Little Rippers Holiday Program

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,...

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2016/17 Annual Reports are now online

The 2016-2017 Annual Reports for the Whale Beach SLSC and Whale Beach Property SLSC are now available to download!   Hard copies have been sent to financial members, with additional copies available for reading in the clubhouse.   Previous year's...

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Branch Lifesaver of the Year – Club Captain Lara Boyle!

Our very own Club Captain, Lara Boyle, has been named Lifesaver of the Year for Sydney Northern Beaches Branch! Bryn Kay of the Manly Daily describes the achievement: "SHE’S the young northern beaches lifesaver who is proof that you don’t have to be part of the...

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Whale Beach SLSC’s brand-spanking new website has launched!

Check us out! We have an exciting announcement to make… perhaps if you’re not already sitting down you should be, this is a biggie! After years of planning and development, we are proud to release to the world our new Whale Beach SLSC website. This has been a project...

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2017 Whale Beach SLSC Photography Competition!

~ Photo credit: Tom Sanderson ~ Calling all budding photographers, Instagrammers and experts behind the lens! You are invited to enter the 2017 Whale Beach SLSC Photography Competition! We are excited to continue with the second year of our annual photo competition....

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Rowing Victory!

Go Whale Beach rowers!! Two weeks ago, two of the Whale Beach crews were selected to represent Sydney Northern Beaches Branch to compete in the State-run Carnival 'Best of the Boats' competition at North Narrabeen. Fantastic rowing by the girls against the best boat...

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Midget Farrelly Memorial Surf Comp

Last Saturday morning saw the running of the inaugural Midget Farrelly Memorial Surf Competition at Whale Beach. The event went off in true Whale Beach style with over 25 competitors coming together to remember Midget in the most fun way we know how. Congratulations...

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Representing at the SLSC National Leadership College

Couldn't be prouder of Club Captain Lara Boyle representing Whale Beach SLSC at the 2017 SLSA National Leadership College. Go you good thing!! 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...

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Paul Hughes featured in Pittwater Online News

Barbecue Baron Paul Hughes aka 'Hughsie' has been featured by Pittwater Online News for his lifelong service to Surf Life Saving. Here is an excerpt from the article, the full piece can be read here: "The gentleman who won the first Big Swim, back in 1974, has been a...

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Big Swim – Jan 29th

MACQUARIE BIG SWIM AND URM LITTLE BIG SWIM ~ SUNDAY JANUARY 29TH ACTIVE PATROL MEMBERSThis is your time to shine!! The Big Swim is our golden event of the year and with everyone rostered on, we really need your help to make it the huge success that it is every year....

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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,

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


PO Box 354
Avalon NSW 2107


(02) 9974 4944