Bilgola SLSC

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    Billy Swim 2019 entries now open!!

    Things you need to know… ENTER HERE Swim: Bilgola Ocean Swims Date, Time: Sunday, January 13, 2019, start 9am (500m), 10am (1.5km) Organiser: Bilgola SLSC Where: Bilgola Beach, Sydney northern beaches Distances: 500m, 1.5km (Note that the 500m swim is a new distance at Billy.) Minimum age: 15 (both swims) Course: The main swim starts in the middle of Bilgola beach, runs out through the break, heads towards the northern headland, then south towards the southern headland, then back in to finish near where it starts in the middle of the beach. Race day check-in: At Bilgola SLSC, from 8am to close 8:45am (800m) and 9:45am (1.5km) Entry fee: $35 online for one swim, or for both…

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    Nipper Carnival News – NEW!

    The first Junior carnivals of the season are upon us. ENTRIES CLOSE 20 October so be quick!! Please email Pauline pauline@malooelectrical.com.au   if you’d like to enter. Details below Newport 2018 Flyer

  • Nippers Information 2018/19

    Nippers Know-How nipper calendar   Welcome to another amazing Nippers season at Bilgola Surf Life saving club. Bilgola is an all-inclusive family club in which your children and you can have lots of fun, make new friends and learn skills for life. Children are taught to respect and read the surf and to use it to their advantage in a safe environment. Activities vary, depending on age and skill level and include beach sprints, relays, ‘flags’, tug-of-war, wading, swimming, board paddling, surfing and lots of other games. The emphasis is on having fun while learning new skills. They can also compete in Northern Beaches inter-club competitions, Sydney Branch and state carnivals. After Nippers there’s always the BBQ…

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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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    Membership Renewal

    Renew or join – it’s easy! Go to www.portal.sls.com.au Here’s the Process…note the Family membership which is the most helpful for those signing up to nippers.   Online RENEWAL of existing Membership Existing Members can renew via the Members Portal at http://portal.sls.com.au. Members can create a Members Portal account and once logged in click the Lifesaving Online tab. The Lifesaving Online functions within the Members Portal enable members to:-  Renew their membership  Pay their clubs membership fees  View their patrol rosters, past patrol hours and awards  Update Personal Details Create a Family Group – see note below. Access eLearning Request substitution for a patrol NOTE: If a member wants to renew an entire family, the Primary…

Recent News

Bilgola Club Champions 2016

Bilgola Club Champions 2016 A dark and cloudy morning morning gave way to sunshine and hot sand for the annual Club Champs last Sunday at Bilgola Beach. Thanks to everyone who took part and helped to run the day, it was a lot of fun! Thanks to Pete Fenley, Norm Pounder and Justyne Rogers for coordinating and collating the results on the day.   2016 Winners Ironman 1st   Lucas Wilson 2nd  Hugh Pender 3rd   Steve Buekers Iron Women 1st   Kelly Trim 2nd  Rebecca Rogers 3rd  Ashley Hall Open Men’s Ski 1st    Hugh Pender 2nd   Lucas Wilson 3rd   Steve Buekers Open Swim 1st    Kelly Trim 2nd   Rebecca Rogers…

Winners - Bilgola Gold ASRL Open 2016

Bilgola Triumph at Australian Surf Rowers League

Bilgola surf boat rowers created history over the weekend at the ASRL Open at Shellharbour by winning both the inaugural u19 women’s and women’s reserve grade titles. The is the first time these 2 events have been held at such a major national carnival. The Sweetcheeks u23 women (Alicia Jackson, Ella smith, Caitlin Lowe, Tiani Schaeffer, swept by  the legend Don McManus) were victorious in all their races across the weekend and chased down a great wave in their final to snatch victory in a very competitive race. This was only the second carnival for this particular crew after reaching the final in u23 women at last weeks branch championships. The crew’s interview after the…

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Sydney Northern Beaches Branch – Awards of Excellence

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!!