Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club

No Lives Lost at Bondi Beach

Year: 2018

How to survive in a rip current

How to survive in a rip current – swim elsewhere, or stay calm … Firstly its best to be able to identify a rip and not swim there – You’ll see less waves… that region might look a little bit murky because the water’s moving so quickly, or there will be a lot of sand.  It […]

SUMMER TRAINING CALENDAR starts Monday 15th October

MONDAY 6:00 am: Boards with Robert Chapman (Intermediate – Advanced) 6:00 am: Yellow Boards with Rex Hatton (Beginner) 4:00 pm: Sprints with Chris Cooper (all levels) TUESDAY 5:50 am: Ski with Greg Byrnes ((Intermediate – Advanced) 5:30 pm: Boards with Laura Thurtell (14-18 yrs) WEDNESDAY 6:00 am: Boards with Robert Chapman (Intermediate – Advanced) 6:00 […]

Surf life saving – Australia’s largest volunteer organisation

Surf Life Saving Australia is the national body for volunteer lifesavers.  It is Australia’s peak coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority. Surf life saving officially started at Bondi in 1907. From this first surf bathing association, the movement has now grown. There are now 311 surf clubs, 160,000 surf lifesavers and 491 entities. […]

Radio Procedures 2018

Radio Procedures have changed now that the new SLSA Operations App is available. Radio Procedures for sign on Ten minutes before SIGN ON, SurfCom will remind clubs to sign on via the Operations App. SIGN ON with Patrol Bronze qualification numbers, Beach status and IRB status Within 30 minutes of SIGN ON, SurfCom may conduct […]

7th Annual BSBLSC Legends Lunch fundraiser – Friday 26th October 2018

NSW’s successful State of Origin rugby league coach Brad Fittler has accepted the guest speaker role for Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club popular and annual Legends Lunch. The lunch will provide guests with an intimate insight and reflection on one of the game’s great minds who this year coached the Blues to a much-awaited […]

City2Surf 2018 wrap-up

The Sun Herald City2Surf is a massive day at Bondi. Every year, in the world’s biggest fun run, around 80,000 people run or walk from the start line in the City, up heartbreak hill and then hobble across the finish line at Bondi beach. While the winners (This year Ben St Lawrence in 41′ 42″ and Ellie Pashley in 46′ […]

SLSA Organisation

Surf Life Saving Australia is the peak body for lifesavers.  While lifesaving started at Bondi in 1907, the movement has now grown to a size where there are 311 clubs and 491 entities, so there is a significant organisational structure to manage activities. The organisational structure is very much driven from the grass roots – […]

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