Are you over 15? ........ Time to get your Bronze Medallion!

The Bronze Medallion is a skills based award. You must be a minimum of 15 years of age and as a pre-requisite candidates must complete a 400m pool swim in nine (9) minutes or less. Candidates train in groups for approximately six (6) weeks, training twice per week.  During this time they will develop skills in:

  • Signals
  • Radios
  • First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Oxygen and Defibrillator use
  • Rescues and Patrols

Candidates will be assessed on these skills and in communications and team work in a patrolling situation.

Candidates will successfully complete a 200m run, 200m swim and 200m run in eight (8) minutes.

The next Bronze Medallion course dates for the coming season (for new members) has been set:

NOTE:  We are limiting courses to 12 candidates per course so if there is an overflow of interested person/s they will be placed on the next available course.

  • Tuesday night 24th October (running for 6 weeks)

  • Wednesday night 1st November (running for 6 weeks)

Please click to read the Bronze Medallion Course Information sheet.

Please click to download the forms required to apply for the course -

These must be completed and emailed to exo@freshwaterslsc or mailed to Freshwater SLSC, P O Box 308, Freshwater NSW 2096.

Cost for new members  -

  • Cadets - $275.00
  • Active Seniors (Over 18) - $375.00

Welcome to Freshwater - for further Information about the club and your obligations as a patrolling member please click here.