IRB Adventures


IRB News If you are keen to join in the IRB fun, contact our IRB Trainer, Marc Barnard regarding an IRB training course: Contact Marc at to register now. Prospective crew and drivers welcome! Calling all prospective IRB Racers! We are recruiting for the Bilgola IRB Racing Team 2018 Racing Season. Come and see why IRB racing is F1 on water! Contact David Madew at for more information.

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Nippers Rego – Still Open Register now…

Nipper promo

Bilgola Surf Club welcomes all children aged between 5 and 12 years to join in the fun this summer. Missed the Registration days at our club – no problem! You can do it now! Register Online at For any queries contact our Club Coordinator, Kylie

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Bilgola Annual Report 2018

2018 Annual Report Cover

Download your copy of the current Annual Report here

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Outstanding Awards at SNB AoE evening


Bilgola acknowledged at Sydney Northern Beaches SLS Awards of Excellence evening Dennis O’Toole, Bilgola SLSC Life Member (2001) was awarded Life Membership of Sydney Northern Beaches SLS at their Awards of Excellence (AoE) evening last Friday night. Dennis obtained his Bronze Medallion in 1966, joining Bilgola SLSC in 1978.  He has held numerous committee positions both for Bilgola (2003 – 2017) and Branch including Vice President Bilgola SLSC (1995 – 1997) and President Bilgola SLSC (1998 – 2002).  Level One Official at Sydney Northern Beaches Branch (2008 – 2018) and in 2010 was awarded Distinguished Service Member of Sydney Northern Beaches Branch.  He has attended all surfboat carnivals in the capacity of ‘starter’, including local,…

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Blackmores Billy Ocean Swim

Blackmores Billy Ocean Swim Join us for the Blackmores Billy Ocean Swim this Sunday 11 Dec 2016. This is the first in the Pittwater Ocean Swim Series and we have everything crossed hoping for good conditions on the day! 800m race starts 9am 1.5km race starts 10am There is cash and prizes to be won and a lucky door prize from our sponsor, Blackmores. Online Entries at We can’t wait to see you back again this year!   Volunteers Needed! We need volunteers to assist with set up, registration and the BBQ. If you can help out, contact Ray Trevisan at or 0400 186446. We are getting ready – can’t wait to see everyone at…

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2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships


Good luck to all the Bilgola Nipper competitors at the 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships at Umina this weekend. This is the State’s premier surf event and has been held at this location for the last three years, attracting tens of thousands of people. The event attracts more than 7000 competitors from all over NSW, along with 600 volunteer officials and up to 15,000 family and spectators. Go Bilgola!!

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Bilgola SLSC Presentation Night Award Winners


The 2015 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…

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Follow us on instagram


Bilgola SLSC Training and Courses now have their own instagram page  bilgolaslsctraining. Follow us for latest training information.  

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Women of SLS Breakfast postponed

Lucy Brogden

New date to be advised soon.

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Surf Boats News


Branch Championships – North Narrabeen 18th February 2012 Bilgola crews competed quite successfully at the Sydney Northern Beaches Branch Championships at North Narrabeen.  Also finalised  at the Branch Titles was the Sydney Northern Beaches Branch Premiership which was conducted over the season featuring a tally of all the Branch carnivals, consisting of Bilgola, Newport, Warriewood, Palm Beach, Manly, Freshwater and the Branch carnival.

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