Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC named SLS Far North Coast Branch Club of the Year at the Branch Awards Night - June 2014.  Congratulations to all our members for their efforts in Season 2013/14.  Full Branch and Club Awards, Pool Rescue Comp and more detailed in the July 2014 Patrol Post Newsletter.  Download a copy here

Training News - Apply First Aid (formerly Senior First Aid) Course being run this Saturday 2nd August 2014 - course over-subscribed.
Email the Club's Director of Education & Training if you wish to record an expression of interest for this or other courses.  Email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Club AGM - New Directors - At the Club's AGM held 13th July 2014, a number of long standing Directors and Office Holders retired making way for some energetic members to step up to the challenge. 
The Season 2013/2014 Annual Report is now available.  Download a copy here.
[Previous years also available under the Our Club - Annual Reports tab above.]

Season 2014/2015 - Commenced 1st May 2014:

Membership Application / Membership Re-Application / Membership Fees for Season 2014/15 - go to the "Join our Club" tab for detailed information.

Ballina Surf Club / Lighthouse Cafe / Function Areas:
Ballina Shire Council has care and control of the top floor of the new building and have let the kiosk (located in ground floor) and cafe out via tender.  These areas are a separate entity to the surf life saving club. Contact the Team at the new Cafe on 02 6686 4380 for further information or bookings.  For enquiries regarding the Function Faclities at the new building, contact Ballina Shire Council. 02 6686 4444, again they control these facilities.

For those interested in becoming a volunteer lifesaver, email the Club at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . At this stage, the next course will be run in around August September 2014.  Keep an eye out on our web site of facebook page to keep up-to-date.


New Season Patrol Roster

Work is already underway on the Patrol Roster for the new season, which kicks off Saturday 20th September 2014.

Please confirm with the Club if you intend to patrol again this season and importantly, if you aren't available to patrol, please advise Andrew Dougherty urgently.



SLSA Club of the Year Awards

June 2014 - SLS Far North Coast Overall Branch Club of the Year

The Club will now be a finalist at this year's SLS NSW Awards of Excellence in the category of SLS NSW Club of the Year.
Club Member Stephen Perris was awarded SLS FNC Branch Senior Lifesaver of the Year and will now be a finalist in that category at the State Awards of Excellence, together with Hugh Bundock in the category of Young Lifesaver of the Year (Under 19) and Rod Balkin, Facilitator of the Year (for the third year running).  Congratulations to all our members for their efforts, each of you have made a signficant contribution towards the Club's achievements this year.  Best wishes also to Stephen, Hugh and Rod as they represent the Club and SLS FNC Branch in Sydney on 16th August.

SLSA Club of the Year - NSW Honoured at Awards of Excellence

Over 270 guests descend on The Westin Hotel in Sydney to honour Surf Life Saving’s best and bravest at the 2012 Surf Life Saving Australia Awards of Excellence.
Surf lifesavers and club members from NSW did exceptionally well with Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore SLSC taking out top honours with the DHL Club of the Year.
The club was commended on its persistent commitment to continuous improvement in the face of many challenges, maintaining member engagement and achieving significant growth in membership during the 2011-12 period.


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