Latest News & Updates

Covid19 Coordinator for Sawtell SLSC

Update: Sawtell SLSC is now a COVID19-safe Business. All members and visitors, please note that Mr Peter Hirth has accepted the role of Covid19 Coordinator.  We ask that all members and visitors heed his instructions where provided. Your cooperation and patience […]

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Coffs Ocean Swim 2020 – Cancelled

Unfortunately, the Beachside Radiology Coffs Ocean swims have been cancelled for 2020, due the coronavirus pandemic. As of Monday, March 16, 2020 the Federal Government has issued a warning advising people to avoid mass gatherings of 500+ people in an […]

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Bronze Induction Course Sunday 9th February 2020

When Sunday 9am, 9th February 2020; Course duration is 8 weeks. Where At Sawtell Training Room. Cost $175, includes 2 years membership, manual, patrol uniform and certificate/medallion. Notes Candidates must do 400m swim unaided for 9 minutes; Must be 15 or […]

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Willaid Donates First-aid Chair

Thank you to Andy Manning and Ruth Phillipou from Willaid Healthcare Solutions for supplying our new first aid room with this ‘Comfort Chair’ for providing first aid. Willaid provide high quality heathcare equipment and daily living aids to assist people […]

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Entries to the Coffs Ocean Swims are now Open!

This year the event is being organised by Sawtell Surf Lifesaving Club. Support the Club and your local community by entering here. Or if you’re not participating in the Swims but are willing to assist on the day in any capacity […]

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Valuable Beach Experience for CALD First-timers

Sawtell SLSC’s Sheena McTackett and Leanne Stuart recently worked with a group of CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) women and talked to them about beach safety & water awareness.  It was a powerful & rewarding experience for the women; being […]

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Sawtell Trials Remote Rescue Tubes for Public to Use

Sawtell Surf Club and Off Harbour City Council have collaborated to trial the placement of six rescue-tube stations along Sawtell Beach to enable willing-and-able members of the public to perform a rescue in the event of seeing a swimmer in trouble.    The […]

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Sawtell Summer Sessions 2019/2020

Its on again!    Sawtell Summer Sessions begin on Saturday 09 Nov 19 kicking off a season of street parties, music, entertainment and community fun.

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New BCU Tents Well Utilised by Sawtell

Coffs Harbour’s Jetty Beach again hosted the first carnival of the season and Sawtell Nippers and parents were very happy to use the new BCU-sponsored shade tents for protection from the sun.   It was a little windy on the beach […]

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Girlfit Supporting Sawtell SLSC

Girlfit recently celebrated  its 10th Birthday with a Gala Ball held in the Princess Room at Sawtell RSL.    Over $3000 was raised on the evening with a raffle and silent auction – these proceeds were donated to Sawtell Surf […]

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Coffs Coast Dragon Boat Club supporting Sawtell SLSC

The Coffs Coast Dragon Boat Club has very generously donated $600 to Sawtell SLSC following their recent regatta where Sawtell SLSC provided IRB support.   Thank you Dragon-boaters and what a fabulous logo! Heres a blurb from the Coffs Coast Dragon Boat […]

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McGrath Real Estate Supporting Sawtell SLSC

Club committee members Sheena Mctackett and Leanne Stuart were recently presented with a cheque for $1000 from the Sawtell Team from McGrath Real Estate. This is part of their community benefit program – working together to create great communities. Thankyou McGrath […]

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All Members, please note….

Sawtell SLSC wishes to advise both members and visitors to our beach that Due to construction of a new rescue room, commencing Monday 22nd July 2019 at Sawtell SLSC, there will be no  access from Fourth Ave onto the beach […]

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Sawtell Anglers Support Sawtell SLSC.

Sawtell Amateur Deep Sea and Beach Rock and Estuary Fishing Club president Geoff Britten presenting Sawtell SLSC member Leanne Stuart with a cheque for $1650. They are a family orientated fishing club and donate funds they have raised from selling […]

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ANZAC Day 2019

Thank you to our Junior Lifesavers of the Year Mia McKeon & Mitchell Hickey proudly representing our club at the Sawtell RSL ANZAC day service. ‘Remembering all who have served and died in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations and […]

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Sawtell SLSC Presentation Night 2019

Venue: SAWTELL RSL CLUB Date: Saturday 18 MAY 2019 Time: 6.00 pm for a 6.30 pm start   SEAFOOD BUFFET DINNER: $25 Per Head MEMBERS,   $40 Per Head NON MEMBERS CHILDREN (U14) $20 Per Head RSVP by 12 May […]

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Dear member, are you interested in becoming a Training Officer?

Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to offer places in the upcoming Training Officer Certificate (TOC) course at Port Macquarie to members interested in becoming training officers in their clubs and branches. Members who may be interested in becoming a certified Training […]

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Sawtell Competes at 2018 State Championships

From 02 – 11 March 18, Surf Life Saving NSW, with support from Your Local Club, hosted the NSW State Championships – again at Swansea Belmont’s Blacksmith’s Beach.  The event attracted over 6000 competitors, many of whom were either chasing medals, beating […]

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Sawtell Athletes at the Coolangatta Gold

The Coolangatta Gold is an annual surf-sports event hosted at Queeensland’s Coolangatta SLSC.   The event is “one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports”.   The entire event however comprises 3 separate races: The ‘Short Course’ – […]

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Sawtell RSL Provides Essential Support to Surf Club

Sawtell Surf Club is very fortunate to receive tremendous support from the Sawtell RSL.   The grant from the RSL, almost $10 000, funds essential training and rescue equipment to enable the Club to provide lifesaving services to the community.   Thank […]

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North Coast Branch Awards to Sawtell

  Sawtell winners at Branch Presentation with awards for: Patrol Efficiency, Point-score Competition, Gear Inspection; Rookie of the Year – Kate Murray (overall point-score); Coach of the Year – Greg Russell; U19 Female Champ – Grace Foster; U15 Female Champ – […]

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Scott Rayson Recognised for Assistance in Search

Sawtell’s Scott Rayson presented with certificate of appreciation for contribution in the search for missing swimmer at Pebbly beach in April 2017.   Certificate presented by North Coast Branch President Kerry Clancy  

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Team Sawtell at Aussie Youth and Aussie Masters 2017

by Team Manager (and competitor) Sheena McTackett.      Sawtell were proud to field a team of 6 Youth competitors and 1 Masters competitor  in the Aussie Youth and Masters Titles at North Kirra Beach last weekend on 25-27 March. Aussie Youth is […]

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Coffs Harbour Ocean Swims 2017

Congratulations to all those members who participated in the recent Coffs Harbour Ocean Swims in what were very challenging conditions. Whilst all competitors did extremely well special mention should be made of four members who appear in the official listing of […]

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Sawtell Success with Grant Application

Very exciting news!    Sawtell SLSC has been successful in its application for grant-funds to commence refurbishment of the ageing clubhouse.   A total of $400 000 has been secured thus far which will allow Stage 1 of the refurbishment […]

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Nippers Committee Positions for 17/18 season – Important

Nipper Parents. The Annual General Meeting for Sawtell Nippers was held 12Mar17…   …And the various office holders who were elected for the various positions will be posted shortly.  However, there were several positions that were not filled at that time […]

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Proficiency Information 2016-17

Proficiency Dates: Sunday, 20/11/2016 @ 8am Sunday, 11/12/2016 @ 8am   Information for practical elements is as follows: Proficiency Work Card- 2016 Please print and bring with you on your chosen date. This season, all members who are wishing to […]

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Sawtell SLSC awarded for best practise and compliancy

Sawtell SLSC has recently achieved Bronze Level Status in the Surf Life Saving NSW Quality Club Program. Media Release – Quality Cub Bronze  Sawtell has been recognised for the high quality services its team of hard working volunteers provides to Club members and […]

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