Highlights

Updated: 20th September 2014

Surf Club Open Day - Come visit your local Surf Club and learn more about how you can become involved -
Sunday 21st September 2014 from 10am.

Nippers Sign-on and other Information available by clicking on the Juniors Tab above.

If you require additional information or are interested in being involved in the Nippers activities this year, please contact 
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 or phone the Director of Junior Activities, Craig Worling on 0421 056 524
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Club Calendar of Events can be viewed by clicking the Calendar tab above (updated 5/9/2014).


Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC named SLS NSW Club of the Year 2014. 
Congratulations to all our members for their efforts in Season 2013/14.  
Not only did the Club take out SLS FNC Branch Club of the Year but went on to take out the prestigious SLS NSW Club of the Year at the August Awards of Excellence in Sydney.
The Club will now be the NSW State Finalist at the SLSA National Awards of Excellence in Sydney on 25th October 2014.
Full Branch and Club Awards, Pool Rescue Comp and more detailed in the July 2014 Patrol Post Newsletter.  Download a copy here

Training News - There are a number of courses scheduled for both new and existing members.
Email the Club's Director of Education & Training if you wish to record an expression of interest for bronze 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 Lighthouse 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 6687 6291 who control the function facilities.  Further information also available via Council's web site - click here.

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

Director of Lifesaving, Andrew Dougherty, has distributed the Patrol Roster for Season 2014/2015.

Please contact Andrew if you intend patrolling but have not yet received the roster.

First patrol of the Season is Saturday 20th September 2014, with Patrol 9 on duty and the SLS FNC Branch Raising of the Flags to be held at Ballina.

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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