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 date for the first Surf Rescue Certificate course (for new members) will be announced at the beginning of this season 2018/19

Please click on the following links to download the training enrolment forms or to read the information sheet regarding 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 (13-15) - $275.00


Will be advised at the beginning of the season.
(This course is only open to current u14 Nippers).

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