Vale Ray Fuller

Vale Ray Fuller
Today we lowered our flag to half mast to mourn the passing of Raymond Fuller, who passed away on 12 August 2020 after a brief illness. Ray received his 60 year Long Service award in 2017 after joining on the 9th Feb 1953.

Ray, who has lived in recent years on the Queensland Gold Coast, was 83 years of age. Our condolences to his wife Patti and family. Due to Covid 19 restrictions, it is expected that there will be private family arrangements.

#vale #longservice #bondisurfclub

Bondi Surf Club Conservation and Upgrade Project – have your say

Bondi Surf Club Conservation and Upgrade Project
COMMUNITY CONSULTATION – HAVE YOUR SAY

We need your advice!

The club has been working with Council for over 5 years to develop a robust Conservation Management Plan for our Heritage clubhouse, and also meet the needs of an active lifesaving club by addressing accessibility challenges, equal female to male facilities, space for nippers and to encourage interaction with the community.

The Council is now preparing to start the consultation process and you can sign up to be kept up to date. This is your chance to remind the community of the important role of our club, so please get involved.

Sign up at the link here

https://www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/building/major_projects/buildings_and_facilities/surf_clubs/bondi_surf_club_conservation_and_upgrade

Tom Meagher O.B.E – a great clubbie

Today we remember Tom Meagher, one of our club greats.

Meagher Patrol is named after Tom Meagher O.B.E, who was said to have lived “for SLSA and what it stands for”. He is one of our great club legends, received many awards for bravery and was awarded Life Membership to Bondi SBLSC in 1932. Meagher was Chief Beach Inspector at Bondi on Black Sunday (6 February 1938). He saw service in the Pacific during World War II and established the Solomon Islands Surf Club in 1944 along with Carl Jeppeson. There were many SLSA Instructional Teams on which he served and in 1939 he represented Bondi in the SLSA of Australia March Past Team. In 1954 Tom Meagher was presented to HM Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Command Surf Carnival held on Bondi Beach. Tom held the position of President of Surf Life Saving NSW. He was a healthy man, who never drank or smoked, a great leader who led by example.

#vale #firstsurfclub #bondisurfclub #surflifesaving #noliveslost #history #bondibeach #staysafe #love #beach #slsa

Silver Salties Walk & Talk program

Check out Bondi Silver Salties Walk & Talk program. It is one of the great activities on offer as part of Bondi Surf Club. This week meet Laura Thurtell Surf Lifesaving’s Silver Salties Ambassador and master’s athlete of the year at Sysdney Surf Lifesaving Awards of Excellence Join us for a COVID Safe Walk.
When: Weekly on a Wednesday at 10am.
Where: Meet in front of Bondi Surf Club, next to pavilion.
What to bring: walking shoes and a smile.
For more information/to register please email Roz at silversalties@bondisurfclub.com
#backtothebeach #silversalties #healthyageing #connectionsmatter #savinglives #nevertooold #bondibeach #bondisurfclub @ Bondi Surf Club

June 2020 Clubbie of the Month

Andrew Hoppe and Denise Meuldijk Andrew Hoppe and Denise Meuldijk – our COVID Safety Coordinators – are our June Clubbies of the Month.  Behind the scenes they did a tonne of work checking forms, reading guidelines, printing posters and working with Romy and Kieran to be able to reopen the Club to members (see their update below). We […]

COVID-19 Safety Plan

COVID-19 Safety Plan The purpose of this COVID-19 Safety Plan is to provide an overarching plan for the implementation and management of procedures by Bondi Surf Bathers Lifesaving Club to support Bondi Surf Bathers Lifesaving Club and its members and participants in the staged resumption of community sport and club activities.  The guidance and arrangements […]

April 2020 Clubbie of the Month

Scott Laney Scott is a member of the Raise Your Hand Committee that makes recommendations to the Board of Management on assistance to eligible Club members who are suffering hardship, normally through non-refundable capped grants. He’s also joined 14 others checking in on more than 150 of our oldest members as part of a Welfare Committee initiative. Scott […]

Back in the Water

On Tuesday 28 April Bondi re-opened for exercise between 7am and 5pm on weekdays with many Bondi Surf Club members (including Tim Read who took the photos above) waiting patiently on the promenade for entry points to be opened. Before the opening, Waverley Council Mayor Paula Masselos emphasised that access to its beaches was for […]

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