Join Merewether SLSC

There are many options available to get involved in the Merewether Surf Life Saving Club. These opportunities range from becoming a patrolling volunteer surf lifesaver, competing in Surf Sports events, assisting in various ways around the club to becoming a social member.

Membership Types and Fees

There are two areas of the club depending on the joining age of the new member.  Refer below for details of specific membership types.

Seniors

Cadet Members aged 13 & 14 learn basic rescue skills and are awarded a Surf Rescue Certificate. Active Members aged 15 & over are instructed in their Bronze Medallion and must also complete a 400 metre pool swim in 9 minutes or less. Members must also perform an annual proficiency check after they obtain their Bronze Medallion.

Associate Members are those who wish to participate with the club but not necessarily involved with patrols. Members must be financial in order to patrol, compete or attend club activities.  This is a compulsory requirement which covers legal and insurance policies. Those wishing to compete must complete a minimum 25 patrol hours over a calendar year.

Join Merewether Surf Life Saving Club

2015/2016 Fees*

MEMBERSHIP TYPEFEE
Senior Active & Cadet Membership$90
Senior Associate Membership$125
Over 65yrs Associate Membership$65
*Late Membership Fee$35 (additional fee for payments received from 1st November)

Juniors/Nippers

Members aged 5 – 13 where and the emphasis is on having fun whilst learning about safety in the water and on the beach.  The Nippers program typically runs on Sunday morning over the summer period.

Refer to the Juniors/Nippers Information section of the MSLSC website for more information on this area of the club.

2015/2016 Fees*

MEMBERSHIP TYPEFEE
Junior Membership – 1st Child$90
Junior Membership – per Additional Child$70
Junior Associate Parent Membership$70
Family Membership$195 (2 Children and 1 Junior Associate Parent Membership)
*Late Membership Fee$35 (additional fee for payments received from 1st November)

Joining Process

The simple steps in joining the club are listed below:

  1. Sign up to the SLSA Online Membership Portal following the instructions on the Portal. You can register for the upcoming season and pay your membership fee all via the Portal. Alternatively, follow the instructions on the website.
  2. Complete your working with children check via the Office of Children’s Guardian.
  3. Once you receive your Working With Children check number via email, send an email to the Merewether Registrar with the your name and the check number.

More details information is contained in the Members Booklet.