Become a lifesaver

Enjoying the ocean? Thriving on your new confidence? Want to use your ocean knowledge and skills to help protect our beaches?

If you answered yes to these questions then you’d make a great volunteer surf lifesaver!

What is a surf lifesaver?

A surf lifesaver is a trained volunteer that patrols our beaches on the weekends. They undertake a number of roles including aquatic rescues, providing first aid and emergency care and providing surf safety information to the public.

Learn about the history of surf lifesaving and surf sports.

How to become a surf lifesaver

Becoming a surf lifesaver is satisfying, fun and rewarding. You can lead a fit and healthy lifestyle, become trained in aquatic safety skills, make new mates, compete in surf sports, and give something back to your local community. You may also help save someone’s life one day.

To enquire about becoming a lifesaver, search the Beachsafe website for a surf club near you or head down to you local surf club and ask a member for more information as well as when the next Bronze Medallion training squad is starting.

Visit the Surf Life Saving Australia website