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 date (for new members) will be advised at the beginning of next season 2018/19:

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.

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.