Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club

No Lives Lost at Bondi Beach

Month: January 2022

Australian Open Men’s Tennis F

Australian Open Men’s Tennis Finals this evening!

We’re showing the men’s final of the Australian Open on the back deck at the Club, so you can watch all the action with friends in the sunshine and fresh air.

Channel your inner Rafa or Ash – come dressed in your tennis gear or as your favourite tennis star, past or present! There’ll be prizes for best dressed.

$5 beers from 5pm and $20 mains with a free beer.

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Australian Open Men’s Tennis F

Australian Open Men’s Tennis Finals at Bottles tomorrow!

This Sunday we’re showing the men’s final of the Australian Open on the back deck at the Club, so you can watch all the action with friends in the sunshine and fresh air.

Channel your inner Rafa or Ash (Let’s go Barty!) – come dressed in your tennis gear or as your favourite tennis star, past or present! There’ll be prizes for best dressed.

The Blue Room is offering special deals for the night – $5 beers from 5pm and $20 mains with a free beer.

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The Annual Clubbie Classic is

The Annual Clubbie Classic is on tomorrow from 7:30am.

The event is free for all members and includes a boards sprint race, relay, M-shaped course, and the crowd-favourite judged style riding event. Participants get a free limited edition Clubbie Classic t-shirt.

Come down at 7am for a 7:30am start, grab your free limited edition Clubbie Classic T-shirt. Followed by a barbecue and the awards presentation Sponsored by R&W and Kinvel Projects

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Meet the dedicated Lifesavers

Meet the dedicated Lifesavers of Bondi Surf Club who have patrols named in their honour.

H.B. (Tibby) Fletcher [back left] joined Bondi Surf Club in 1912. He was selected as a member of the first instructional team by SLSA in 1921 and was also a member of the first gear inspection committee, he was on the SLSA board of examiners, and Vice President of SLSA.

A consummate swimmer and veteran of many surf races and rescues, Tibby was ‘scratch man’ for the Bondi Swimming Club and twice winner of the three-mile marathon event. H B Tibby Fletcher is the only member to receive an Honour Cap. Tibby represented BSBLSC winning 5 Australian Championships in R&R and won Premierships as an ‘A’ team member from 1914 – 1928.

Tibby also received a Royal Humane & Shipwreck Society award for bravery in rescuing a shark attack victim on Coogee Beach in 1922.

Throughout his career with the BSBLSC, Fletcher held positions including Life Member, Club Captain 1920-1928, Committee member / Trustee / Handicapper, Vice Captain / Senior Vice President, and SLSA representative.

AO Tennis at Bottles this Sund

AO Tennis at Bottles this Sunday!

This Sunday we’re showing the men’s final of the Australian Open on the back deck at the Club, so you can watch all the action with friends in the sunshine and fresh air.

Channel your inner Rafa or Ash – come dressed in your tennis gear or as your favourite tennis star – past or present! There’ll be prizes for best dressed and $5 beers from 5pm.

Watch this space for more details and join us for all the fun at the best venue in Bondi to round out your weekend at the beach.

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Our 8 week Bronze Medallion tr

Our 8 week Bronze Medallion training courses are led by an amazing team of volunteers who dedicate their time to teach beginners. The sessions run twice per week; one classroom based and one on the beach.

Our trainers are Lifesavers who share their knowledge and lead the official Surf Lifesaving Australia Bronze Medallion course.

We would like to introduce some of them to you.

Meet Anne Marie Kruk who is leading our current course.

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Please join us in congratulati

Please join us in congratulating our North Bondi RSL Local Hero, Rozanne Green!

The RSL ran their “Our Local Hero” campaign asking the community to nominate someone who goes above and beyond for our community.

Rozanne Green was nominated and won! Roz is the leader of our Bondi Surf Bather’s Lifesaving Club – Sliver Salties.

‘Roz’s positive outlook, sense of humour and encouragement has helped countless local seniors throughout Covid times by promoting their own health and inclusiveness.’ Roz is pictured here with her close friend, Meredith who nominated her to be, Our Local Hero.

https://www.facebook.com/NorthBondiRSL/photos/a.10155566452498486/10159538789658486/

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To become a Lifesaver you trai

To become a Lifesaver you train both on and off the beach. The classroom sessions will cover the theory and practical skills in resuscitation and first aid. The beach sessions will teach you how to carry out a rescue, work as a team and manage the beach.

This season’s last 8 week Bronze Medallion course to become a Lifesaver starts on 6th February.

Join us! Sign up here – https://airtable.com/shrIrF#résolutions

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Bondi Surf Club Silver Salties

Bondi Surf Club Silver Salties – Walk & Talk will be back from Wednesday 2nd February at 9.30am. Tell your friends, parents, aunts and uncles.

Note: There is NO walk on this Wednesday (26th)

To register for the Summer Sessions running January to April 2022, sign up here -https://www.revolutionise.com.au/bsblsc/eventsregister/123089/

For more information please email silversalties@bondisurfclub.com

Silver Salties is a physical activity and social connections initiative for older Australians (all ages are welcome), designed by SLSA in conjunction with Surf Life Saving Clubs and funded by Sport Australia’s Move It Aus – Better Ageing Grants Program.

Find out more and get your club involved here: bit.ly/2VBGzkP

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