Congratulations everyone! We hope to present you with a thank you gift when we see you at our annual Back to the Beach event (usually held in late September).
Newport SLSC is proud to announce our winners in the nine categories of our major annual awards, aka the Bernies! The Annual Awards were live streamed from BizStudio in Warriewood via our Facebook page and website on Friday, 22 May 2020. Congratulations to all of our winners!
Newport SLSC is proud to announce our nominees in the nine categories of our major annual awards, aka the Bernies! Nominees are selected by a vote of the Executive Committee. The Annual Awards will be held online via our Facebook page and website at 6 pm on Friday, 22 May 2020. Nipper Chairman’s Award Aron […]
Recently I came across a short newspaper article from 1941 about a former Newport surfboat captain flying Hurricanes in Russia. Newport surf club history, surfboats and a childhood obsession with World War 2 fighter aircraft all in the one story – does it get any better? Mark Sheldon was a member of Newport SLSC from […]
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Now that the season has come to a close, it’s time to start thinking about our major awards (aka the “Bernies”). Unfortunately, we are unable to attend the Glen Street Theatre on 22 May as planned. However, we are preparing an online alternative (details to follow). The Annual Awards are a fantastic opportunity to acknowledge, […]
Email sent on 27 March 2020 All Members, Following on from my email sent yesterday (copy below) and in support of today’s SLSNSW Media release and advice from the Sydney Northern Beaches Branch. We have decided to adopt the recommendations and have ceased all patrols ending our season as of today, Friday, March 27, 2020. […]
With the current COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to provide some important information to our members. However, the welfare of our members is paramount to us and we want to ensure that everyone stays safe during this uncertain time not only throughout our Branch but Nationwide. If at any stage, you are feeling anxious or […]
Event Place Name 150 yrs min. Male Surf Team 5 Newport SLSC Team A > Carroll, Nick (M) > Smith, Guyren (M) > Warrener, Darren (M) 50-54 Male Iron Man 6 Borg, Glen (M) 60-64 Male Iron Man 1 Carroll, Nick (M) 50-54 Male Board Rescue 4 Newport SLSC Team A > Carroll, Nick (M) […]
Our Newport surfboat competitors did not disappoint at the 2020 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships, a race report by Michael King. “A fantastic weekend of surfboats […] our best ever, topped by our first senior men’s gold medal since 2004. Blacksmiths Beach didn’t make it easy, a gnarly, crunchy shore break at high tide, no […]
Sunday March 8 and the 2020 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships wraps up following two weeks of gruelling competition. With a total of 6,000 competitors, 600 volunteers and 15,000 spectators, the host, Swansea Belmont SLSC had their hands full at Blacksmiths Beach. Raking up a total of 568 points, Newport SLSC wins the final Opens […]
Our team has achieved some incredible results again this year! Branch NSW Championships Background
Exact date to be confirmed Our Special Guests are Ky Hurst & Lizzie Welborn Ky’s Career Highlights At the early age of 15, Ky became one of the youngest contenders in the Uncle Toby’s Super Series, winning three annual titles consecutively. Ky is the only man to have won 7 Australian Ironman titles and is […]
Thanks to some very fast thinking surfers and four year-10 lads, a tragedy was avoided at Newport Peak on Sunday 23 of February. Following a pre-season rugby training session on the sand, seven under-10 boys went into the water at the beach’s northern end and became caught in a rip. Two of the fathers went […]
A Night with the Blokes is a workshop delivered through Tomorrow Man and aims to address the current rules of masculinity by creating a space for honest conversations. Run by experienced facilitators, this upcoming community is part of a greater program to help our local communities get mentally fit. To make this event happen, Bilgola […]
There was no stopping our excited Newport SLSC Marlins and Dolphins at the Special Needs Branch Championships in Mona Vale as reported by Ian Crutch (aka Crutchy). “We had a strong representative team including, Jacob Rowe, Max Kneebone, Dylan Bracken, Advait Herror, James Fayers, Scott Roberts and Nic Walker. The day started well with everyone turning […]
The South32 Rottnest Channel Swim is a 19.7km open water swim from Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island was held on Saturday, 22 February 2020. Leather Jacket social swim group member Jon Wall, not only completed the grueling distance but finished 237th out of 434 starters at 7 hrs 25 min – a monumental effort! To […]
According to the Bureau of Statistics (ABS) for 2017: There were 65,300 suicide attempts in Australia, with over 3123 resulting in death. More than eight people die each day in Australia by suicide. Suicide is the leading cause of death for Australians between 15 and 44 years of age. 75% of people who died by […]
The Shannon Eckstein Ironman Classic attracts competitors from all over the country and offers the same format of a traditional surf carnival; a 10-12 minute race combining the four main disciplines of surf life saving into a single race; swimming, board paddling, ski paddling and running. Report by James Brooks, Coach
To say that the Northern Beaches have been hammered by the weather over the past few weeks would be an understatement. It was a general “batten down the hatches” call for the Sydney Basin in its entirety whilst our communities were clobbered by an East Coast low that brought powerful winds and a dash of […]
The 2020 Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) Open, held at Mollymook Beach (South Coast NSW) from 14 – 16 February 2020 featured close to 350 crews from 86 clubs. The Open delivered an exhilarating couple of days of surf boat racing as reported by Michael King: A big weekend of racing at Mollymook for the […]
Please save the date! Tickets to our Annual Charity Event will go sale early March.
Tradition is the transmission of customs from generation to generation – and after over a decade of absence, our Nippers participated in the 100th anniversary of the March-Past at the most recent Nippers Branch Carnival held at Queenscliff. Thanks to the hard work of the 12 Nippers, Coach Gary Cook and Team Manager Terese Brennan, […]
If you haven’t already, now is a great time to sign up for Team App. What is Team App? Team App is a platform that allows teams and social groups to improve communication through a smartphone app with a dynamically updating website. On the Newport Surfclub Team App, you will have access to: News stories […]
A fundraiser with a very good cause will be taking place at the surf club on Saturday, 15 February. This Northern Beaches Fundraiser will raise desperately needed funds for the bushfire relief with all proceeds going to the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal’s bushfire fund. When: Saturday 15 February | 7 pm to 11:30 […]
At Queenscliff on Saturday 18th January, our U23 Women ‘Thunder’ won and secured their sky blue cap, becoming the third Newport crew to represent NSW. The Open Men, Hellfish and Reserve Men Shellfish were both in the running for state team but unfortunately, both came a cropper in their semi-finals. The following day at Queenscliff, […]
There was no rest for our beach competitors on this Australia Day Long Weekend! Carnivals in Maroochydore, Manly and Freshwater kept our beachies busy and their efforts were rewarded with stellar results. Results below: Murphy Homes carnival, Maroochydore 1st Open Men’s Flags – Blake Drysdale Manly Carnival 1st U17 Sprint – Tom Kerr 2nd Open […]
New South Wales surf lifesavers have, yet again, defended their title at the Australian Interstate Championships, squeaking by six points over their rival Queensland. On 24 January, Alexandra Headland on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland hosted teams from Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, NSW and Queensland. Over 180 competitors across Australia battled over a total […]
The very best from around Australia were lined up for the last round in the 2019/20 Nutrigrain Iron Series at North Cronulla on Sunday January 19. Our local iron athletes brought home fantastic results. In a last-minute change, Zach Morris and Emily Doyle were called up to race only a few days before the competition […]
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It was a fantastic day of racing last weekend at the Collaroy Young Guns. The Thunder are stoked with the result! The girls are swept by Michael King and dominated the whole day.
Dear Members ICYMI: Thank you and happy reminiscing! Megz Barr Social Secretary
An important reminder that this weekend, four of our Newport Life Savers will compete in the 5th and final round of the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Iron series (see the previous article). Whilst Lizzie Welborn will be in a battle for second place, Max and Charlie Brooks along with Jackson Borg will be pushing hard for results […]
Upcoming Courses If you are interested in participating in one of the courses listed below, please contact the [email protected] Bronze Medallion Start Thursday, 30 January | Assessment Thursday, 2 April and Saturday, 5 April (TBC) Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Start Tuesday, 21 January | Assessment Tuesday, 11 February
Cooler temperatures greeted our swimmers for this year’s Pool to Peak ocean swim. This is the first swim in the Pittwater Ocean Swim series and a total of 590 swimmers entered, 84 more than in 2019. Thank you to our sponsors and supporters Harris Farm, Temperzone, Johnson Bros, Mitre 10 – Mona Vale, Johnson Bros, […]
Nippers starts back this Sunday (12/1/2020). We look forward to seeing everyone back at the beach for a 8.45 am start. The shop will be open for anyone needing to purchase items that may have been lost over the break. All children are required to wear the skull cap and nipper rashie.
Our online shop will be on holidays from the 16th January to the 28th January. Any orders placed in this period will be seen to when Lisa is back from her break. Otherwise pop down and visit Carla in the shop on Sundays between 9 – 10 am. Back to school & care for the […]
Round 5 of the Nutri-Grain Ironwoman and Ironman Series will take place in North Cronulla on 19 January 2020, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Aptly called the “Survival Round”, the competition consists of 4 x 10-minute races with a 2-minute countdown between each. The group of 20 athletes will decrease to 5 as competitors […]
We have an event to suit everyone’s ability OR volunteer on the day to help with setup, first aid or pack down
Success in the Surf Boats Again A big two days of racing for our surfboat crews last weekend (14 & 15 December). Saturday was the 69th annual Nth Cronulla Christmas carnival, which doubled as the first of three NSW state team selection carnivals. The u23 women, Thunder (Abby Ballesty, Tara Doyle, Megz Barr and Claudia […]
Our programme runs from 8:45 am to approximately 11 am on a Sunday to: Download the Special Needs Nippers Promotional Flyer [pdf]
Santa visited on Sunday, 15 December Well it definitely felt a lot like Christmas last weekend at Nippers. We had a great turn out for the 3 pm start and a great amount of helping hands at 2 pm to set up for twilight Nippers. This weekend also saw our SRC kids do their first […]
Round 4 meant four separate four minute races, one for each discipline of swim, board, ski and run. The results determined the starting order for the final full iron race, with racers starting 2 seconds apart, starting with 1st place. Lizzie Welborn continued her amazing form with a gutsy 4th and our boys fought extremely […]
From the start of the 2019-20 season, Surf Life Saving is recognised as an emergency service; this means we are now on a similar level to the SES. As part of this, we will be asked to assist with more emergencies and not just on the beach. Previously our Call Out Team has been tasked […]
Newport Boat Carnival | 16 November by Michael King A great day for Newport boaties at our annual surfboat carnival. The open men, Hellfish won and the u23 girls, Thunder, won both u23s and open women. Both crews repeating their success from the Bilgola carnival. The Reserve men, Sea Cucumbers also won their final, while […]
Congratulations to those Newport members who were at Bulli last weekend for the Interbranch Championships where they helped SNB win for the 3rd year in a row, beating Sydney by 12 points and it came down to the last event – the open male Taplin which was won by SNB ( Zach Morris, Isaac Smith, […]
Do you know any business owners looking for an opportunity to promote their brand or product? If so, please help your club by forwarding this post to them and/or contact our sponsorship subcommittee via Matt Brand [email protected] for information regarding other opportunities. Newport SLSC Sponsorship Opportunity via Rescue Boards [pdf flyer] Note: rescue boards cost […]
Launch the New Year with the Northern Beach’s favourite swim. The entries for the Pool to Peak Ocean Swim are now open. Three distances again this year: 800 m and 2 km, and 400 m for swimmers as young as 10. If you won’t be swimming, please keep an eye on your mailbox for our call […]
As we are in December, our Club Captain, Jess Menzies would like to remind everyone that our Christmas Day patrol is completely voluntary.
A few last minute Christmas shopping ideas for you and your family Merry Christmas!
Unfortunately the shop will be closed this weekend but with Christmas around the corner you can stock up on items to fill Santa’s sack – maybe a pair of goggles or costumes, so jump on line to go shopping and Lisa will fill your order.
Every year CCUSA Australia sends hundreds of lifeguards & lifesavers to the USA to work at summer camps. They will be hosting a special event for over 20 American Camp Directors in Sydney on Sunday December 8th. They will be interviewing and looking to hire up to 200 lifeguards & lifesavers on the spot to work […]
Here are the Flat Whites, Leather Jackets and the Knackers (photos taken any given Sunday morning at Newport cafes, following ocean swims). All 3 groups, vie for early morning space in the changing sheds and for the title of Newport’s best social ocean swimming group. They are all pictured enjoying a relaxed Sunday morning […]
Channel 9 will be promoting the upcoming ATP Tennis with a competition, totem tennis games with giveaways, next Sunday (24/11/19). It’s a great competition through our surfclubs for only the cost of a regular text message, with great chances to win. Prizes include 20 x Family passes to the tennis, plus first prize is an […]
Sunday 17 November was Funday at Newport Beach and what a turnout! Following Nippers on Sunday local children were treated to an afternoon of beach activities courtesy of Wahu and Rugby Five Beach. Joining our local Nippers were Junior Rugby Union teams from around Sydney showcasing their rugby talents. Face painting and games for the […]
Newport Surf Life Saving Club would like to encourage you to either obtain your Bronze Medallion or up-skill your current award and attend our biggest night of the year. Here are the terms and conditions: Contact our Chief Instructor, Guyren Smith, to register your interest in a course Complete the course and obtain a new […]
Showcasing the best athletes from the 11 branches across NSW, the 2019 NSW Interbranch Championships will be held at Bulli SLSC on the 7 – 8 December 2019 The SLSSNB released the names of the 2019 Interbranch Team last month and to say that we’re chuffed would be an understatement. Out of the 40 spots […]
Lifeline Northern Beaches and South Pacific Private are co-hosting a community event next Friday 22 November about Problem Gambling. Problem gambling can have catastrophic consequences and research indicates that problem gamblers are 19 times more likely to die by suicide than the general population. We are inviting all members of the community to come along […]
The Park House Restaurant in Mona Vale invites to their Bottomless Lunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Here are the delicious details: $65pp Bottomless Lunch – in Park House Restaurant, includes lunch and bottomless bubbles, rose sangria + beer for 2 hours. Saturday + Sunday lunch only. $29 All You Can Eat Pizza – Available […]
The Newport SLS Academy took out the handicap honours at the recent SNB Interbranch Golf Day fundraiser at Bayview Golf Club. The SNB Golf Day helps to send our SNB team to compete at the Interbranch titles.
Thanks to our social secretary, Meagan Barr for organising such a fun event for our members and the local community! Check out the images below and judge our “art” 🙂 If there is enough interest, we might do this again during the off-season. Also, massive thanks to Kelly Stewart from Sips’n Strokes and Molly’s Cradle […]
Thanks to Cheryl Page for providing the story and images! Do you also have a good story for us? If so, please email our Publicity Officer, Tanya Chamberland. We had a Nippers’ Age Managers’ super, early morning tea at 7 am last Sunday, 10 November. It went a bit like this…
What is possibly more Aussie than beach rugby? Add in an inflatable field and the chance to meet your favourite Waratah players and you have any footy fan’s ultimate dream day out. The whole day is sponsored by Wahu, who will ensure ‘the good times rip’! WHEN? Sunday, 17 November 2019 at Newport Beach. WHAT? […]
Surf Life Saving New South Wales (SLSNSW) is excited to invite nominations for the 2019/2020 Youth Opportunity Makers Workshop! The workshop is geared towards creating greater awareness of opportunities and individual abilities in 15-17-year-old members. Branches are encouraged to use this workshop as a way of recognising members who have the potential to further develop […]
Because we know you like trivia – here is an interesting fact, courtesy of Newport member Gary Cook. Since 1949, there have been 279 SLSNSW Life Memberships awarded out of a total of 75,000 possible members. Today, there are 124 of these Life Members still living. Glenn Langley was awarded access to this exclusive group […]
DETAILS Time & Date: 3-5pm Sunday, 10 November Where: Newport Surf Club TICKETS Early Bird: $60 + 50c ticket fee (ends 5 November) General Release: $70 + 50c ticket fee (ends 7 November) This event is open to everyone in our Newport community and surrounds and we look forward to seeing your masterpieces!
Introducing our three NutriGrain Ironman Series athletes for the 2019-20 Season. All three have been a part of Newport since U6s and have never raced for another club! We’re extremely proud to have Max Brooks, Charlie Brooks and Jackson Borg still wearing the maroon and gold. All the best for the rest of the season […]
It was a great turnout with over 190 guests showing up to celebrate 110 years of our surf club. For over a century Newport Surf Club has witnessed two World Wars, one Great Depression and the dedication of countless members to the community. The surf club looked great like the ageless lady that she is. […]
Newport Surf Life Saving Club is 110 years old! To commemorate our big birthday and to record the club’s recent achievements, an addendum to Newport’s Centenary history book has been produced. Written and edited by club Life Member, Michael King, the book covers all aspects of Newport surf club’s recent past. If you missed the […]
Another year of competition wraps up at Coolangatta with impressive results from our Newport competitors. Great conditions welcomed the 700+ athletes from around the country on October 12 and 13, 2019 at Coolangatta Beach, Queensland. As always, the renowned Australian surf life saving event delivered on the promise of showcasing grit, determination and sheer perseverance. […]
This albatross looking a little worse for wear came in on the large swell this past Saturday. Not to fear, our Nippers and local albatross whisperer Bobby (Knackers) were on hand to ensure that our guest was well taken care of. By noon, well rested and feeling the Newport Love, our new friend took to […]
The ocean was messy and uninviting but the sun came out and we all had fun on the sand. The Nippers enjoyed the first day back on the beach with a morning filled with flags, beach sprints, tug-of-war and ball games. The SRC kids did a walk over the headland and a swim in the […]
Book Now! WHERE: Newport Surf Life Saving Club DRESS: To impress! Includes entertainment, canapés and grazing tables | Drinks available for purchase $45 (bookings close 13/10/19) Booking fee is 50c per ticket
It was a crowning success for the Australian Life Saving Team following three days of competition at North Beach in Durban, South Africa. The 14-person squad, including Newport SLSC members Max Brooks, Blake Drysdale, Lizzie Welborn & Zach Morris, faced challenging conditions of four-foot waves and 10-15 knot winds. Despite feeling unwell, current Australian Ironman […]
If you are interested in participating in one of the courses listed below, please contact the [email protected] Bronze Medallion: Start Thursday, 17 October | Assessment Thursday, 12 December and Saturday, 14 December Start Thursday, 31 January | Assessment Thursday, 2 April and Saturday, 5 April (TBC) More info >>> https://www.newportsurfclub.com.au/education/bronze-medallion/ SRC: Assessment Tuesday, 10 December […]
Nipper’s season is almost here! We would like to remind parents and Nippers to keep in mind our commitment to the reduction of single use plastic at the beach. Over the winter, our Newport Nippers were certainly not idle. In partnership with other Nippers from all over the Northern Beaches, they participated in the Council’s Swap […]
Following on from our very successful Mental Health First Aid training in August, Newport will be hosting another course. October is Mental Health Awareness Month and the course will be run every Tuesday evening for 4 consecutive weeks from 22nd of October till the 12th of November from 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm. Cost for […]
The Newport Surf Club relies on the support of many volunteers to run the club and all its associated activities. Aside from the Management Committee and Junior Activities Committee where members are appointed at the AGM, there are several subcommittees where specific operations are coordinated. The Constitution Review (new for this season), Sponsorship, Building, Member […]
As you probably know, Newport Surf Life Saving Club is turning 110 years old! To commemorate our big birthday and to record the club’s recent achievements, an addendum to Newport’s Centenary history book has been produced. Written and edited by club Life Member, Michael King, the book covers all aspects of Newport surf club’s recent […]
For our younger members, the start of the season begins with an unofficial initiation as future patrol members of Newport Surf Lifesaving Club. For these “Under 14” cadets, the yearly trip to the Basin signifies the start of the journey towards receiving their Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC). The weather was kind during the weekend 14 […]
Our very own Emily Doyle has been named as part of the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSSA) Team to represent Australia at the Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving in Leeds, UK. From the 21st to 23rd November 2019 Emily, with other representatives from around the country, will compete as part of the National and Development Teams […]
Newport Surf Life Saving Club is a proud supporter of Soldier On – a support organisation for returning veterans. In October, we will be hosting a familiarisation night at Newport Surf Club and ultimately invite 5 veterans or current active members of the Australian Defence Force to complete their Bronze Medallion training from beach patrols, […]
With over 400 patrolling members keeping Newport Beach safe, we have a responsibility to ensure each and every one of them is equipped with the most up to date training and qualifications. That is why every year, all of our qualified lifesavers undergo a process called Skills Maintenance/Proficencies. All Bronze Medallion qualified lifesavers have to […]
Seeing as it’s NRL finals time, we have a throw back to last year when NSW Surf Life Saving teamed up with the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles to spread the beach safety messages for the busy summer period. Thanks to Daly Cherry-Evans, Darcy Lussick and North Steyne SLSC for helping to promote these important messages! […]
This story originally appeared on our Branch’s Facebook page on 9 September 2019 Look who will be competing for Newport SLSC this season – none other than Lizzie Welborn. Regarded as one of the best young talents in surf sports, the Nutri Grain ironwoman has switched her competitive rights from North Bondi to Newport because of […]
Kristie will compete later this month at the IAAF World Championships in Qatar. Kristie started as a Newport Nipper in the Under 6s and is a current patrolling member. Kristie has also had success as a beach competitor for Newport winning a double Gold in Flags and Beach sprinting in U15s in 2015. She went […]
We had some amazing results from the trials of the Nutri-Grain Ironman and Ironwoman Series last weekend at Coolum. Thanks to Micaela Savage for the pics. CONGRATULATIONS to Zach Morris, Finn Askew, Charlie Brooks, Isaac Smith, Madison Spencer and Emily Doyle who all qualified through to the final elimination. Only six males and six females made the […]
Usually seen in a pod for an early morning swim in Newport, our native Knackers braved the crowds on land in last month’s Pub2Pub. Not only did they complete the 13 kilometre distance, they managed to raise close to $1000 for the Children’s Cancer Research Foundation. Well done Knackers! RELATED STORY: Glen Borg, President thanks […]
It was all smiles for our own Jackson Borg after taking home the 2019 Surf Sports Athlete of the Year Award at the recent SLSNSW Awards of Excellence earlier this month. Although winning the award surprised Borg, he regards the achievement as an honour considering the level of accomplished athletes in the running – “I’m […]
Anyone interested in training to compete in Beach Sprinting and Flags events for Newport SLSC this season, please contact Leanne Pate 0425213842 or email [email protected] All welcome from U14s to Masters Head coach – Martin Lynch (Australia’s High Performance coach) Assistant Coach/Strength & Conditioning – Jake Lynch (5 X World beach champion) Assistant Coach -Tristan […]
Thank you to all our Newport SLSC members who helped out at the Pub2Pub. It was a great day for the event where Newport helped out across many areas of the finish line festival. Special mention to Chloe Van Dam who was outstanding when dealing with a major first aid incident.
Our membership categories and fees are listed on our “Join our Club” page >>> https://www.newportsurfclub.com.au/membership/ Enquiries should be emailed to our Registrar [email protected] All new Nipper registrations must have proof of age provided (this may include Birth Certificate, Passport etc). Please note children must have obtained the age of 5 years by the 30th of September before […]
If you are interested in participating in one of the courses listed below, please contact the [email protected] Bronze Medallion (short course, during school holidays): Starts Monday, 30 September | Dry Assessment Thursday night, 3 October | Wet Assessment Saturday morning, 5 October Main Bronze courses: Start Thursday, 17 October | Assessment Thursday, 12 December and […]
Just when you thought it was safe being out of the water for the winter break… Our Basin Training Camp is back on! Yes, we have booked the Basin for our 2019-2020 Youth Development Introductory SRC and Bronze Medallion Training Camp. Who All Cadets – 14 to 17 year olds and their siblings Especially the […]
As usual, we need volunteers urgently (please sign up here bit.ly/p2pNewportHelp) however, if you prefer to walk or run instead, please join a few of our “Knackers” who are raising money for Children’s Cancer Research. Sunday, 25 August 2019 13KM Dee Why Beach | 6KM Warriewood | 3KM Mona Vale to Newport Beach | Virtual […]
Newport Surf Club is on the lookout for new faces to join our surf boat team! Why Surf Boats? Stay fit over summer | Make lifelong friends | Travel for competitions | Weekends on the beach | Unlimited gym access | Exciting & challenging | National medal winning club | Great inclusive culture | Club […]
In case you missed the news last season, we changed apps, we now use the Smartphone App by Team App. It has all the functionality of our previous app plus more! It will provide you with an easier way to keep up-to-date with our club news, social events, your next scheduled patrol as well as […]
In case you missed our AGM, you can read our annual report online.
An IRB crew course starts this Thursday night (for an induction presentation) and will take 5 weeks to complete (every Sunday morning). We have a couple of spare places. To register your interest please contact Guyren Smith [email protected] IRB Crew Overview [pdf]
As you are aware, our AGM was held on Sunday, 28 July. We are delighted to announce that we have one new Distinguished Service and three new Outstanding Service members. Congratulations to John, Barry, Brendan and Megan. Distinguished Service John Greenhill Outstanding Service Barry Cooper Brendan Doyle Megan Hayward 2019-2020 Management Committee Here are your […]
The NSW SLS Awards of Excellence recognise the outstanding achievements and contributions in all aspects of Surf Life Saving. The awards will celebrate the accomplishments of members, clubs and branches in the 2018/19 season. The event is being held at Dockside, Cockle Bay on 31 August. Congratulations and good luck to the following Newport SLSC […]
The Molokai 2 Oahu PADDLEBOARD World Championships will take place on Sunday July 28, 2019. Good luck to Maddie Spencer and Nick Carroll who will both be racing in the individual stock prone divisions in Hawaii next Sunday. They will paddle from the water at Kalua Koi on Molokai to the beach at the Maunalua […]
Max Brooks and Blake Drysdale have been selected in the Australian Life Saving Team High Performance Squad Jackson Borg and Emily Doyle are in the Australian Life Saving Team Pathways Squad Zach Morris (as announced on our website a few weeks ago) has made the Australian Youth Life Saving Team Katelyn Doyle, Mitch Morris and Emily […]
Invitation to Seasons For Growth Young People’s Program Seasons for Growth provides the support and space for children and young people to: Learn about how different people respond to change, loss and grief Understand that it is normal to experience a range of grief reactions Explore new approaches to dealing with change, loss and grief […]
11 members of Newport’s IRB race team headed North to Kingscliff for the IRB Aussies which were held from the 10th to 14th July. The first couple of days saw warm weather and gentle surf for the U23 and O35 events. This year was the first time that the U23 age group was in competition […]
We are running an ARTC course on Thursday nights from 8th till 29th August (6:30 pm to 9 pm). If you are interested, please contact our Chief Instructor, Guyren Smith. More info and prerequisites Advanced Resuscitation Techniques Certificate
Australian Youth Life Saving Team (AYLT) selectors have taken the first step in developing the next crop of International Life Saving stars with the selection of a talented team to head to the International Surf Rescue Challenge in September 2019. Zach will head to South Africa with the Australian Youth Life Saving Team on Wednesday 25 […]
Words: Guyren Smith, Images: Ian Hutchinson Last Sunday (23 June) we had 50 members of the local Probus Association join us for a discussion on CPR awareness. The session went exceptionally well and the engagement from those in attendance was great. As a group I think the presence in the room of 2 people that […]
The Branch Awards of Excellence were held at Dee Why RSL on Friday, 21 June 2019. Newport SLSC – 1st place Patrol Assessment Under 23s Female Boat Crew, The Thunder (Tara Doyle, Meagan Barr, Abby Ballesty and Claudia Harris) – Team of the Year Kieran Menzies – Facilitator of the Year Kieran Menzies and Peter […]
Last Sunday the mighty Sea Eagles thumped the St George Dragons in a 34 – 14 drumming at Lottoland Stadium. Having delivered the winning bid at the recent Newport SLSC – Beyond the Beach – Cancer Council fundraiser the Hayes had front row seats, but with a twist. They were right in the action at […]
The weekend saw the IRB team head to Caves Beach to contest the 4th and final round of the State Premiership. With a few injuries from activities outside of IRB racing and university exams in full swing the somewhat depleted team still put on a strong showing with all team members doing a great job […]
We are very proud to announce this initiative. As our President, Rob Emerson mentioned in his speech at our Annual Awards celebration on 7 June: Mental Health issues amongst our communities’ youth seems unfortunately to be an epidemic, and our Newport village is not immune to this. And while we have experienced this in tragic […]
Thank you to Anthony Burns from https://homepix.com.au/ for the images. Use the following 4-digit PIN to download photos: Download PIN: 2343
We are celebrating another year of “no lives lost” on Newport Beach. Now you can watch our 14 talented patrol teams in action, like you’ve never seen them before! Now view some of our Open and Masters competitors in action. Here are our Sunday morning Nippers and Nipper competitors enjoying the “good life”. Newport SLSC […]
11 NSW athletes have been selected as part of the Australian Youth Lifesaving Team (AYLT) squad of which a team will be chosen to represent Australia at the Life Saving World Championships 2020 (LWC2020). Amongst the NSW team are; Zach Morris from Newport SLSC who claimed the Youth Ironman World Champion title along with a […]
Our Committee Member of the Year is Rudi Valla. Congratulations Rudi! The Committee will be in touch soon to organise a presentation of your Bernie. Here are the winners of our other 7 Bernies:
A new tradition started last Friday night (7 June) at our Annual Awards Celebration in the Glen Street Theatre. Our major award winners all took home a “Bernie”. The Bernie is a sculpture by local artist, Victoria Norman. Victoria used the lifesavers’ motto “Vigilance & Service” as inspiration during the creation. The sculpture has been […]
The 110th Annual General Meeting for Newport Surf Life Saving Club Inc will be held on Sunday, 28 July 2018 at 3pm, in the Robin Cale Clubroom at Newport Surf Club, Barrenjoey Road Newport. AGENDA 1. Apologies 2. A minute’s silence to honour our lost members and fellow lifesavers 3. Confirmation of the Minutes of […]
Originally published as Bookings are open for our Annual Awards Celebration on 7 June on 1 May 2019 In 2019 we are Shaking Up our Annual Awards with a New Venue, ‘Mingle’ Meal and After Parties The annual event will get a fresh new look by moving to the Glen Street Theatre, Belrose This is […]
Yesterday Max Brooks, current Open Australian Ironman Champion, and Jackson Borg, current NSW State Open Ironman Champion led 4 of our up and coming Newport stars through an Ironman training session. The Capell family won an ‘Ironman Experience’ in the auction at our recent ‘Beyond the Beach’ Fundraiser. Two hours with 2 of the best […]
Over the weekend the second round of the NSW IRB premiership was held at The Lakes SLSC on the central coast. Competitors were confronted with a challenging shore break for the whole weekend which made the starts and finishes especially challenging. The Newport team had some additional competitors there for round 2 which tipped the […]
The Park House have roped in two absolute legendary bands to bring us some really great music. The Paddy Cakes have been on a hot trot with the release of their debut EP on the horizon and will be joined by local shredders The Waxfinz. It’s going to be a great time in the Front […]
Newport SLSC is proud to announce nominees in the 8 categories of our major annual awards. Nominees are selected by a vote of the Executive Committee. The Annual Awards will be held on Friday, 7 June 2019, at the Glen Street Theatre in Belrose. Tim Francis Junior Competitor of the Year Kimberley Doyle Conner Maggs […]
On 10 May the Surf Life Saving Sydney Northern Beaches Branch awarded Megan Hayward the Cedric T Walton Recorder’s Award for her result recording services to surf sports and surf boat draws. The Branch Facebook post said “Megan does a huge amount of work prior to all of our carnivals. She does a great job […]
Newport kicked off Round One of the 2019 Sharkskin IRB Premiership at Stockton beach last weekend coming away with an official 10th place overall and a ranking of 12th amongst the top 23 NSW clubs The 14 strong team competed in 52 races over two days and made it into 8 finals to secure the […]
Words from SLS Sydney Northern Beaches Facebook Page When Adrian Hill became a Life Member of SLS Sydney Northern Beaches last year he was absolutely chuffed. It was great reward for all the hard work he has done in surf life saving since he started out with South Narrabeen SLSC 22 years ago and, especially, […]
Newport Beach delivered a picture-perfect day for the last patrol of the season (28 April) and the running of the Kings Cup, Carroll Cup and Nipper Porter Race. Competitors lined up first for the Carroll cup, a 2.5km handicapped board race starting from the beach in front of Newport Surf Club, 200m out to Kylie […]
We will be celebrating our 110 year anniversary on Saturday, 19 October so please save the date. It will be a cocktail style event held at the surf club. More details to follow.
Make sure they get the recognition they deserve and nominate them for one of our major awards to be presented at our Annual Awards Celebration. Don’t delay! Nominations close Sunday, 5 May. Don’t forget to include a reason. Tom Guthrie – Rookie of the Year A tradition started some years ago, as requested by the […]
We are so grateful to have Park House Food & Liquor as a major sponsor this year and encourage you all to make sure you are signed up on a team card which not only gives you benefits such as weekly discounts, birthday gift voucher, complimentary hire on event spaces and more but it also […]
Our annual races around the reef are back on (oops, we missed last year)! For our newer members info… The King’s Cup is a surf ski race around the reef and everyone leaves on go but the Carroll Cup for board paddlers is handicapped by Nick Carroll. All members are invited. We can then stay […]
Read all about how and why we are doing our bit to fight cancer >>> https://www.cancercouncil.com.au/blog/what-would-you-do-if-your-surf-club-was-affected-by-cancer/ We hope you can join us for a night at The Park House filled with great food and entertainment to raise money for our club and a wonderful cause that is so close to so many of our hearts […]
Max Brooks is… The Australian Ironman Champion In an emotional finish to the season, Max has won his first Aussies Ironman title, taking gold in an all star field. “Yeah I can’t believe it. It’s been a really tough season for me, I haven’t got one result yet. And that’s as good as it gets […]
Newport Dawn Service, 5.30 a.m. at Trafalgar Park Cenotaph Gladstone Street, Newport
The Nantucket Shield is held on the last patrolling day of the season every year. It is filled with fun and competitive games to challenge each patrol followed by a lunch to thank our patrolling members and their families for the season. Please RSVP for the Nantucket Shield followed by lunch as soon as possible […]
Congratulations to our Under 19s Female Rescue Tube Rescue & Under 17s Male Ski Relay Teams! STOP PRESS: Blake Drysdale has just won the Open Men’s Flags again (8:50pm, 6 April 2019). Good luck to all of our competitors racing on the final day of Aussies 2019 tomorrow!
In an amazing race at North Kirra our U23 Female Boating team made history on Friday, 5 April… Becoming the U23 AUSTRALIAN CHAMPS! This win is the first Australian Gold in Newport history for female boats. What an outstanding result!
The Surf was tough on Thursday, 4 April and our U19 Girls used their strong swimming skills along with months of commitment and hard work to become the Surf Team Australian Champs. A huge congratulations to our amazing U19 Female Swim team consisting of Madi Louw, Lexi Harrison, Jami Prowse & Emily Doyle.
During last Tuesday afternoon’s training session (2 April) Jayke Rees noticed a young girl lose her ski and appear in a state of distress. He quickly grabbed a tube from a surf boat and swam out to her. His gentle manner and tone calmed her as he assisted her and her ski to shore. He […]
Read all the exciting news about our amazing youth team [pdf] Also, more news about the Youth Aussies from SLSA >>> Day 1: NSW clubs grab the early gold at Aussies 2019 Day 2: Iron titles decided on day 2 of #Aussies2019
Our last Nippers for the season was on last Sunday – such a shame the weather meant we had to cancel the giant slide! Congratulations to all of our 2018-19 Season Nipper Award recipients. A huge thanks to our Age Managers, Committee members, Carnival Organisers, BBQ Team and parent helpers for making Nippers so safe […]
Story below from Surf Life Saving NSW, 12 March 2019 Surf clubs are about so much more than superstars and this sixth State Championship win by Newport SLSC is a great example. Newport SLSC entered the 2019 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships knowing that defending its title would potentially be a solid challenge. The Sydney […]
Our Champion Lifesaver, Water and Beach teams finished 16th overall. Pretty good for a team of 10! Rebecca Capell: 40 yrs over Female Champion Lifesaver, Bronze Guyren Smith: 40 yrs over Male Champion Lifesaver, Gold Glen Borg: 50-54 Male Iron Man, Bronze | 50-54 Male Board, Bronze | 150 yrs Male Board Relay, Bronze Nick […]
Story below from Surf Life Saving NSW, 5 March 2019 Despite Newport SLSC narrowly missing out on the top spot at the 2019 NSW Age Surf Life Saving Championships by just three points, the Sydney Northern Beaches juniors enjoyed successes across the board at Swansea Belmont’s Blacksmiths Beach. READ MORE >>> https://www.surflifesaving.com.au/news/northern-beaches-nippers-succeed-state-champs
Our annual event will get a fresh new look in June, moving to the Glen Street Theatre, Belrose Not only will the awards move from Dee Why RSL to the Glen Street Theatre in Belrose, but the seated dinner will be swapped out for an array of canapés and a substantial grazing station (which will […]
We just had some great results at the recent Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) Open in Eloura. Congrats to the Thunder u23s – 3rd and Nudies reserves – 2nd!
Read more about the Branch Champs in the latest edition of Riptide Club Masters Open Juniors Total Total place Manly 577 458 459 1494 1 Newport (6th) 140 (1st) 897 (3rd) 338 1375 2 Freshwater 235 167 270 672 3 Nth Curl Curl 70 111 486 667 4 Mona Vale 196 94 253 543 5 […]
This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to manage emergency first aid situations and deliver competent emergency care until the arrival of professional medical support. Once completed, participants will obtain a first aid certificate that is valid for three years. The Provide First Aid course is nationally recognised WorkCover approved training. If […]
Join us on the deck for a casual drink with one of the best views on the coast. Members & Non members are very welcome! During summer our bar opens an hour earlier than normal on a Sunday. Newport SLSC is also the perfect function venue for weddings, birthdays, reunions & celebrations.
History was made on 10 February at the SNB Branch Championships as Newport won the All-Age Board Relay! Congratulations on a phenomenal result Mitch, Conner, Zannah, Noah, Joe (missing from photo below) & Sadie.
You can begin to develop a high level of skill through training for your Surf Life Saving Bronze Medallion. The Bronze Medallion is the core award for active surf lifesavers. Training sessions are designed to ‘test’ a person’s competency in a variety of areas. The training provided is to the highest standard using both practical […]
Tickets will be on sale from 21 February, 2019.
The Club Series will look to crown the champion Club over the Ocean6 season. The Club Series structure will fuel inter-club competition, with rival clubs going head to head in a bid to claim the number one position. An array of individual and team results will be included to reveal the most outstanding club at […]
The next time you are on patrol, it would be great if you could capture a little video (about 15 seconds) of your team in action. We are going to try something a bit different at our Annual Awards this year… Every Patrol’s video will be edited to be a part of our entertainment. Please […]
Club sponsor The Park House has a fabulous offer for all Newport Surf Club members including: Members pricing on Classics Menu Members pricing on beverages Happy Hour 5-6pm Monday to Friday $25 birthday voucher (can be used in any part of the venue including the bottle shop) 5% discount on bottle shop purchases or 10% […]
Team NSW have taken top spot at the National Interstate Championship! Congratulations to all the competitors that took part on 24 January at Newport Beach. Full results now at https://cdn.sls.com.au/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Interstate-Championships-Full-results.pdf A note from our President,Rob Emerson on 25 January 2019 The Surf Life Saving Interstate held at Newport Beach yesterday was a fantastic success that […]
On Sunday, 20 January, two Newport crews contributed to Sydney Northern Beaches winning the Interbranch Surfboat Championships, Best of the Best. Our U23 women ‘Thunder’ Tara Doyle, Abby Ballesty, Megz Barr and Claudia Harris (swept by Michael King) won their division and the Open Men ‘Hellfish’ Alex Brown, Lucas Dean Wilson, Hugh Pender and Jake Butcher […]
NSW 2019 Interstate Open Team Members from Newport Congratulations to Madison Spencer, Jackson Borg, Max Brooks, Mitchell Trim, Jake Lynch, Blake Drysdale 2019 Interstate Youth Team Members from Newport Congratulations to Madison Louw, Emily Doyle, Zach Morris, Hugh McAlpine Read more here
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