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…
BRANCH CARNIVAL – PALM BEACH – 14th & 15TH and 21ST & 22ND February 2015 Surf Life Saving Northern Beaches Branch Championships were held at Palm Beach over two weekends. Saturday 14th Opens Carnival: U15 Aneka Morley competed in the flags and sprints. Aneka came 5th in flags and 6th in sprint, well done Aneka. Sunday 22nd Junior Carnival: The following nippers competed: U13 Tiana Couzens - 2nd place – Silver medal in flags, 8th in sprint U13 Lexi Harrison U11 Zoe Couzens - 3rd place – Bronze medal in flags, unfortunately dq’d in sprint U11 Halina Morley - 2nd place – Silver medal in flags, semi in sprint…
5 surf boat crews from Bilgola SLSC represented the club at the recent ASRL Open at Shellharbour. This is a major event on the competition calendar with over 300 crews entered from every state and territory in Australia (yes, even the ACT). All of our crews performed magnificently over the 3 day event in very testing conditions – after the ‘Bilgola Old’ masters crew were the first to race, being the only crew to tame the surf and complete the race course within the time limit, the entire event was moved to Warilla. Our 3 open age crews (open men, open women and reserve grade) all produced some outstanding racing over the weekend and showed…
With the Aussie Titles not far away our legend Don McManus got a recent write up on the SLSA page. From all at the club we’d like to wish you the best of luck for the upcoming competitions in the lead up. Read it here https://sls.com.au/news/aussies-legends-don-mcmanus