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U8's Challenge Carnival being held at South Maroubra Beach on 2/12/2017.  Events include, male and female sprints, flags, wade and relays.  Medals awarded to top 3 placegetters in all events, along with overall points male and female champion and overall club pointscore.  Prizes galore.  Entries are now open and close on 29/11/2017.  Entry fees are $20 per competitor.  Late entries accepted on the day up till 8am.  Entry flyer is attached to this news article.

Patrol Captain and Patrolling Member of the Month for October!

Attached is our lastest club newsletter.  Keep up to date with all the lastest news from our Lifesaving, Education, Nippers, Competition sections of our club,  Read about our latest Channel9 promotion, review our events calendar and see what Education courses are coming your way.

We  have a few courses coming up. Contact us if you're interested!


The competition involves the twelve surf clubs that NINE sponsor, and will result in one lucky club from this group winning $5000 dollars.

An entry box and entry forms will be located in the Surf Club Heritage Room for our members to participate.  (Competition concludes 8th December).  Only one entry is available per person and anyone can enter.


The entry form requires the entrant to name a family in Family Food Fight plus nominate the surf club they wish to give the prize money too.

We're excited to announce that Channel 9 have come on board as a new club sponsor. 

South Maroubra Surf Lifesaving Club welcomes all members, family and friends to celebrate the 2017 NRL Grand Final.

2017/18 Proficiency dates now available.

Welcome to the our Board of Management for the 2017/18 Season.

Attached is a document prepared by Linda Perrin on our clubs Historical IRB History.

Congratulations to the IRB  Team who took out 3rd place in the overall pointscore at last weekends NSW State IRB Championships.  Results include:

1st, 35+ Mixed Tube, David Dubois, Brad Ellison, Damien Woods

2nd, Open Male Mass, Laurie Golsby,  Shannel Ryan-Last, Will Shaddock, Codie Wem

2nd Open Male Rescue, Laurie Golsby, Will  Shaddock, Codie Wem

2nd, Rookie Mixed Rescue, Bronte Chadwick, Will Shaddock, Austin Wem

2nd, 35+ Mixed Teams, David Dubois,  Cathie Hall, Ronald Krite, Jarrod Robertson, Codie Wem,

       Damien Woods

4th, Open Male Teams, Laurie Golsby, Scott Hobday, Thomas Kind, Will Shaddock, Codie Wem,

       Austin Wem

4th, 35+ Mixed Rescue, Ronald Krite,  Jarrod Robertson, Darren Tannock

5th, U23 Mixed Teams, Mitchell Dugdale, Jake Hannigan, Rachelle McCarthy, Nicholas Pavlakis, Shannel

       Ryan-Last, Alex Shaddock

5th, Open Female Tube, Bronte Chadwick, Michael Fernandez, Kelly Nichols

5th, 35+ Mixed Mass, David Dubois, Cathie Hall, Isabelle Heazlewood

6th, Open Male Tube, David Dubois, Brad Ellison, Damien Woods

6th, U23 Mixed Mass, Nicole Cooney, Mitchell Dugdale, Jake Hannigan, Kelly Nichols

6th, 35+ Mixed Rescue, David Dubois, Cathie Hall, Damien Woods

6th, U23 Mixed Rescue, Mitchell Dugdale, Jake Hannigan, Isabelle Heazlewood

Attached is SLSA Circular #63 which provides an overview of the member education resources which have been reviewed and released for the upcoming season.  Changes to the following SLSA Awards:  Pain Management, Spinal Management, ARTC, Age Managers, Silver Medallion Advanced First Aid and the Surf Rescue Certificate. Resources are located in the Members Portal - Library - Education/Training (for Nippers look in the JDR Resources file)

Due to dangerous sea conditions not all races were finalised during round 2 and 3 of the NSW IRB Premiership however congratulations to the following competitors who did place in R3. 

1st,  IRB Teams U23 Mixed – Laurie Golsby, Thomas King, Shannel Ryan-Last, William Shaddock, Codie Wem, Austin Wem

2nd, IRB Rescue Rookie Mixed - Bronte Chadwick, William Spear, Austin Wem

2nd, IRB Rescue U23 Mixed – Thomas King, Shannel Ryan-Last, Austin Wem

6th, IRB Tube Open Female - Bronte Chadwick, Michael Fernandez, Kelly Nichols

Presentation night is our night of nights where we celebrate our season and all our achievements.  Being held Sat 29th July in the clubhouse Horizons room.  Tickets $25pp.  If you gained a new award this season you will receive these on the night.  We will also recognise those who have contributed to our patrolling efforts such as 100% attendance, 60+ hours and top 10 patrolling members.  Most importantly we recognise those who are winners of our Major Club Awards. Tickets are on sale now via the club office or online via

Attached are results of our IRB Racing Team who attended Round 1 (of 4) of the NSW IRB Premiership carnival at Caves Beach on 29th  April.  Congratulations to the team and good luck with Round 3 at Ocean Beach this coming weekend.

The fees for the coming season fall due on Sunday 30th July 2017.  Fees for the coming season are attached and can be paid in the club office or online via the SLSA Members Area (

59th Annual General meeting - Sunday 30th July 2017 commencing at 2pm in the clubhouse Horizons Room.


Agenda: 1) Welcome to Guests, Visitors and Members, 2) Confirmation of Minutes 58th AGM, 3) Correspondence, 4) Adoption of 2016/17 Annual Report, 5) Adoption of 2016/17 Financial Statement, 6) Election of 2017/2018 Office Bearers, 7) Urgent General Business

Congratulations to the following members of South Maroubra SLSC who recently received recognition for their outstanding services to Lifesaving within Sydney Branch this past season.



Nicole Cooney, South Maroubra SLSC



Maroubra Beach SAR – members of South Maroubra



Bridget Crick, South Maroubra SLSC

South Maroubra Surfboat Rowers Fundraiser

State Of Origin Game One, Wednesday 31/5/17

South Maroubra SLSC. (Bernie Kelly Lounge)

Bernie Kelly Drive, South Maroubra.

Entry from 6pm.

Entry includes all Beer/Wine/Food/Softdrinks

$50 per head pre pay (for payments made before 29th May, details below)

$60 for payment on the night


Type club name into the Entity -  ‘SouthMaroubra’

Select “SPECIAL FUNCTION”  from the Transaction Type drop down box

Type  name into the ‘complete name’ section

Type in the $50 amount.


We wish our IRB racing team the best of luck as they prepare for the upcoming SLSNSW IRB Premiership. Round 1 - Caves 29/4, R2 Mollymook 20/5, R3 Ocean Beach 3/6, R4 Cape Hawke 17/6 and the State IRB Championships will be held at South West Rocks 1/7.  We wish you all a safe and successful competition.

Members and friends are invited to use the clubhouse facilities on Good Friday.  The Heritage room and bbq facilities will be available along with the club bar from midday.  As the club is a licensed premises all alcohol must be purchased from the club bar.  4pm the Souths/Bulldogs NRL game will be live and showing on the big screen.

1st    230 Yrs min Male Beach Relay - Phil Dutton, Andrew Newrick, John  Rooney, David Smith

3rd    40-44 Male Beach Sprint - Andrew Newrick 

2nd    60-64 Male Beach Sprint - David Smith

6th    60-64 Male Beach Sprint - Phil Dutton

6th    70 Yrs & Over Male Beach Sprint - Max Murphy


5th   45-49 Ironman - David Lowlett

1st, 140 Yrs Male SurfBoat.

Airlie, Ryan Airlie, Stephen Boyd, Cameron James, Daniel Weizman (South Maroubra Weapon)

4th, 40-49 Male Surf Board Riding - David Lowlett

1st, 70 yrs & Over Male Beach Flags - Max Murphy

4th, 40-44 Male Beach Flags - Andrew Newrick

Upcoming course - Advanced Resus (ARTC) commencing Tuesday 4 April. Two sessions per week on Tuesday and Thursday for 2 and a half weeks, 6.30pm start time.

What an incredible and successful season that we have had, certainly the weather gods were very kind to us, we had plenty of sun and water during the season which are the perfect ingredients for a great beach day.

This season, we introduced a few new procedures (water schedules, rescue tube sign out and age manager radios, etc.) which helped us to run a more structured program every Sunday.

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