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Surf Life Saving NSW have just announced that Swansea Belmont will again host the 2018 State Surf Lifesaving Championships.  The Age Championships will be held 2nd to 4th March, Masters 7th & 8th March and the Opens will be held on 9th to 11th March 2018.

All club members are invited to come together to celebrate and reflect on the end of another patrolling season.  Out of Horizons from 11am, we will be having a BBQ, bar facilities will be available.  Sunday 23rd April 2017

Sunday 9th April 2017 in the Heritage Room of the club, all of our Gold Members, Associate Members and Life Members are invited to attend this exclusive Function.  Gold Members Only Cash Draw will also take place.  1st Prize $500, 2nd Prize $300, 3rd Prize $200.  Must be in attendance to claim prize.  The function commences at 2pm.  Lunch and beverages will be supplied.

South Maroubra Weapon/Vets Crew - GOLD in the Masters division and Bronze in the Open Reserve Grade.  South Maroubra Rookies - BRONZE in the U19 Male division.  Additionally in last weekends ASRL Australian Open carnival held at Shellharbour the Sth Maroubra Rookies placed 4th in the U19 Male Division Final.  Congratulations to these crews and to sweep Phil Stivano.  Keep going strong.

Aussies commences on Sat 25th March and continues till Sunday 2nd April 2017 at Nth Kirra and Tugan, Qld.  Attached to this article as version 1 of timetables and associated maps.  Good Luck to all of our Aussie Competitors

The club wishes all of our Nipper, Masters and Open Competitors that will soon be travelling to Swansea Belmont to contest the NSW State Surf Life Saving Championships.  Attached to this article are the site maps and timetables for these event commencing 3rd for Nippers, 8th for Masters and 10th March for our Opens.  Good Luck

Good luck to all of our Open, Masters and Nipper competitors that will be participating in the Sydney Branch Championships @ Maroubra this weekend.  Attached is the Open and Age daily program of events.

Members and friends are invited to enjoy Australia Day at South Maroubra Surf Club - Heritage room.  Club room and bar will be open from 11am till 6pm.  We only have a limited number of tables and chairs so first in best dressed and due to licensing laws ALL alcohol must be purchased from the club bar without exception as police will be patrolling the area, Aus day activities will be run through the day and welcome Member participation, BYO meat or food for the BBQ, cutlery etc and enjoy what has been traditionally a great day down at the beach

Rookies finished with another strong second place in the U19 Male Surf Boat Final on Saturday at Queenscliff .   The crew were leading the whole race until Bulli squeezed pasted they from lengths behind on a nice wave.  Congrats to our U19 boaties.


Come along and test your brain power and enjoy the club atmosphere with your friends and family at our annual club Trivia Night.  Being held in the Heritage room of the surf club on Friday 24th February.  Starts at 7pm.   Cost is $30 pp pre-paid (reserved) or $35 on the door.  Table of 10 can be reserved.  Email Maria Garay on   Prices Galore and Fun guaranteed.

South Maroubra SLSC is holding its annual Sports Luncheon on Sun 5th February in the Clubhouse Horizons room from 12.30m.  Tickets $100 pp, (Gold Members $70) includes refreshments, succulent Lunch, multiple guest speakers.  Flyer is attached.  Book tickets by emailing or phone 93140070

Attached within this article is a list of all members and their patrol hours for competition eligibility.  Under 15 and Active members need to have completed a min of 25 hours whilst Active Reserve members need to have completed 12.  These requirements need to be completed by 31st December.  This report was formulated on 12/01/2017

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South Maroubra Surf Club Life Member, Bernie Kelly, passed away on 18th January 1998 after performing mass rescues at South Maroubra Beach.  Each year our surf club joins together around this time to remember the ultimate sacrifice that Bernie gave.  Members and friends are invited to join the club management and fellow Life Members for a beverage in the surf club Heritage room on Sunday 22nd January 2017 from 12 noon.  RIP Bernie

Nicholas Pavlakis recently attended the NSW Development Newwork Program.  A program developing leaders and we look forward to hearing back from Nick on this weekend.  Well done Nick.

Nicole Krite recently had the experience of SLSNSW Beach to Bush program.  A program designed to give those children in the country areas of NSW, some of whom have never been to the beach, the opportunity to be exposed to surf safety and the environment we all have right on our doorstep.  Well done Nixy, your enthusiasm for SLS would have been greatly appreciated by these communities.

Sponsored by Audi, The Juniors and AMP, South Maroubra Surf Club will be hosting a 0.5km, 1km and 2.5km Ocean Swim on Sunday 5th February 2017.  Registations are NOW OPEN

Competitors are kindly asked to inform the following Directors should they wish to be entered into any of the January 2017 carnivals listed below.  Senior - contact Simon Smith E:   Nippers contact Marcelo Garay E:

07/01 Nth Curl Curl Boat Carnival

15/01 Sydney Northern Beaches Young Guns Boat Carnival

22/01 Wanda Open Surf Carnival

26/01 Freshwater Open Surf Carnival

26/01 Nth  Cronulla Australia Day Ironperson Classic

27/01 Manly Nipper Nats Carnival

28/01 Manly Open Surf Carnival

28/01 Manly Surf Boat Carnival

29/01 Freshwater Boat Carnival

The Rookies Boat crew have achieved some outstanding results so far this season.

Bilgola Carnival - U19 Male Surf Boat Race - 1st

Newport Carnival - U19 Male Surf Boat Race - 1st

ASRL Mollymook Carnival - U19 Male Surf Boat Race - 3rd

ASRL North Cronulla - U19 Male Surf Boat - 3rd

The Rookies crew have also rowed strongly in the first two rounds of the Ocean Thunder against the top A (Open) Crews in the Country as our A Crew didn't get off the ground.  Our Rookies have been doing us proud and scaring a few of the big A Crews.

Read the attached Dec edition of the Surf Life Saving Lifesaving Newsletter.  Catchup on the nations National Coastal Safety Report, Rip current Campaign, Beachsafe website and Pocket Patrol, National Aquatic deaths and much more.

Next Bronze Medallion and SRC squads starting in January!  We are holding an information night for anyone interested in gaining an award on Tuesday 24th January commencing 6.30pm at the surf club.

Check out this months club newsletter!

Across the long weekend, amongst all the footy finals fever a brave group of our U10 & and U11 Nippers competed in the Forster Weekend of Surf event. 

Outstanding performance by the kids at Warilla, Every child performed admirably, with the vast improvement there for all to see.