Are you 13?....... Time to get your Surf Rescue Certificate!

The Surf Rescue Certificate is a skills based award.  You must be a minimum of 13 years of age and as a pre-requisite candidates must complete a 200m pool swim in five (5) 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
  • First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Rescues

Candidates will develop skills in communications and team work in a patrolling situation.

Candidates will successfully complete a 100m run, 100m swim and 100m run in five (5) minutes.

The dates for the next Surf Rescue Certificate courses (for new members) will be posted here as soon as they have been finalised for the 2017/18 season.

Please click here to read the Surf Rescue Certificate Course Information sheet.

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

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

Cost for new members  -

  • Cadets and Active Juniors - $275.00

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