How to Join Mona Vale SLSC

New Members Welcome

If you are interested in becoming a new member of Mona Vale Surf Life Saving Club please complete the Membership Application and the Member Protection Declaration. Please email your application forms to the Registrar and Admin.

Introductory Courses

Once you’ve successfully gained your SRC or Bronze Medallion, and joined the surf club, you can wear the red and yellow uniform and proudly call yourself a surf lifesaver. You will be assigned to a patrol team where you’ll build skills and experience with the help of other qualified lifesavers. Mona Vale SLSC also run training courses across all major surf lifesaving awards. View the courses available.

To book your course please contact the Chief Instructor.

Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. This course is the minimum water safety qualification for Junior Activity supervision. Candidates must be at least 13 years of age on the date of assessment.

Candidates will complete a 200 metre swim in five (5) minutes or less, unaided (goggles/mask permitted), in a swimming pool of not less than 25 metres, or over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to the candidate undertaking any water training or assessment activities, evidence of which must be provided to the Assessor on the timed swim form prior to commencement of the assessment for this qualification.

Bronze Medallion

To become a surf lifesaver you need to join a surf lifesaving club. To become a full patrolling member, you will also need to obtain your Bronze Medallion qualification.

To hold a Bronze Medallion, you must demonstrate proficiency in surf awareness, survival, patrol and rescue procedures, emergency care plus a knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Candidates must be at least 15 years of age on the date of assessment.

Candidates will complete a 400 metre swim in nine (9) minutes or less, unaided (goggles/mask permitted), in a swimming pool of not less than 25 metres, or over a measured open water course which will be observed prior to the candidate undertaking any water training or assessment activities, evidence of which must be provided to the Assessor on the appropriate form prior to commencement of the assessment for this qualification.

Membership Fees

You can pay your membership fee using the SLSA Payment Gateway.

For renewing members please renew via the SLS Members portal.

Membership Fees are due annually prior to the 1st of November. If fees are not received in time, then unfortunately, till they are received you are not covered by SLS insurance. Members must be covered to take part in club activities and patrol.

All members are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting held end of July or early August. Membership fees are accepted at the AGM.

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