Nippers@ Bilgola SLSC Children can join the “Nippers” at Bilgola SLSC from the age of five (5) years and start learning about surf awareness and safety through the “Surf Ed” program. As they get older they are able to participate in board paddling, surfing, swimming, sprinting, wading and fun activities and games, dependent on their ages and abilities. At Bilgola the emphasis is on having fun whilst developing skills. They can compete in Northern Beaches inter-club competitions, Sydney Branch and state carnivals. Children are taught how to respect and read the surf, and to use it to their advantage. Parent Involvement Parents are actively encouraged to participate in their child’s Age Group activities. Many parents are…
Bilgola Beach is a beautiful spot and is nestled in between Avalon and Newport Beach in the picturesque region of Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The Bilgola Surf Life Saving Club was formed in the summer of 1949 when a small band of locals commenced patrols on Bilgola Beach. At the end of the 2008/2009 season the Bilgola Club celebrated 60 years of service to the local community. Bilgola Surf Life Saving Club, which is located at the south end of Bilgola Beach, offers a real sense of community spirit. It is a great way to meet new people, support the community, keep fit or just have fun.
Bilgola Beach the perfect beach for every type of surfing sport Surf Life Saving is recognised as the most effective surf rescue service in the world. Surf Sports play a key role in improving lifesaving skills, fitness and motivation.
Bilgola SLSC welcomes new members to our club and facilities. Would you like to become a member? Bilgola SLSC now uses an online sign-up, renewal and payment system. New members can now easily join and pay for their membership online. Online registration Instruction Sheet Lifesaving Online link for registrations Please note: new members (over the age of 18 years) MUST download the SLSNSW Member declaration form. Download a print format form here. Enquiries should be emailed to our Club Coordinator. Nipper Memberships (refer to Nippers @ Bilgola for further information) 1. New Nipper members need to bring proof of age (photo ID – e.g. a driving license) in order to have this form witnessed and signed and…
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Sydney Northern Beaches Branch – Awards of Excellence Congratulations to our Don McManus on Coach of the Year! Bilgola was once again well represented at the SLS Sydney Northern Beaches Awards of Excellence evening with the following members nominated; Coach of the year – Don McManus, Team of the year – Bilgola Open Men’s Surf Boat Crew, Young Athlete U19 – Molly Simpson, Athlete of the year – Mitch Foran, Trainer of the Year – Belle Poelmann. We were up against some tough competition. Excitedly, Don McManus won Coach of the year – congratulations Don!!
The recent Presentation evening was a great success. Patron, John Brogden was gracious and funny handing out awards, but really stopped everyone in their tracks when he spoke on behalf of Craig Poppleton, in thanking the club community for supporting him following his accident on patrol early in the season. Ben Gill was surprised and thrilled at being recognised as Club Person of the Year – The Bob de Groot Award, Romilly acknowledged his incredible dress sense of shorts and thongs. Greg Franks, was also thrilled at being awarded Life Saver of the year. Patrol 9 were recognised as joint winners of Patrol of the year for their sterling rescue of Craig Poppleton and for…