Cairns Surf Life Saving Club Welcome to our club

Meet our 2020 Committee Members

Club President - Col Sparkes
Club Secretary - Fiona Grant / Club Training Officer - Annabel Grant
Deputy President - Rob Paterson / Fundraising - Tania Paterson
Treasurer - Brian Heggie with Sue
Club Administrator - Jill Boltz
Junior Activity Coordinator - Tiera Mikuzis
Youth Development Officer - Zara Chauvin-Hartmann
Club Captain - Max Rivett
Director of Surf Sports - Alex Rogers
Safety Officer & Water Safety Officer - Fran MacFarlane
Gear & Equipment Officer - Paul Stevens; Junior Team Manager - Asha Stevens; Zara & Bayley Stevens
Club Photographs - Tina Stevens & Sonia Lukin
Grievance Officer - Ed Lukin
Club Photographer - Gregg Maxwell
Green Caps Age Manager - Adam Saitta
U10 Age Manager - Paul Mead
U12 Age Manager - Scott Pearson
U14 Age Manager & First Aid Officer - Mark Colbridge
U15 Age Manager - John Menzies

Gear & Equipment shed

The Beach Patrol Hut
Patrol Gear on the beach - a rescue board; a rescue tube, fins, bottles of vinegar, a yellow flag
The Beach Report Signs will give you important information about the condition of the beach, water and weather
Side by Side Vehicle (SSV)

Patrol & Lifguard equipment includes a Surf ski, Life jacket, Helmet, Spinal Board, Rescue Tube, Rescue Board, SSV, IRB, First Aid equipment.

Surf Sports

Water safety standards include:

  • 1 officer to 5 children (1:5 ratio)
  • High visibility rash shirts and caps
  • Risk assessments documented

Overall, our junior activities programs aim to build:

  • Life Skills
  • Friends for Life
  • Career Opportunities
  • Family Connections
  • Confidence
  • Future Lifesavers
  • Fitness

Family involvement in sport builds families as well as communities. Active parents provide positive role models for children for engaging in sport and for maintaining lifelong activity.

We would love you to engage and will send you our Family Participation form to fill in, here are some of the areas where parents can get on board once we are back on the beach:

  • Helping with the BBQ / Canteen
  • Assisting with Club Fundraising or raffles
  • Assisting with Nipper activities beach set up/pack up
  • Gear and Equipment Maintenance
  • Education or Training of Members
  • Being an official at carnivals
  • Being a coach assisting with training
  • Assisting with Water Safety at the club
  • Being an Age Manager
  • Completing my Bronze Medallion or Surf Rescue Certificate and Patrol
  • Completing my Bronze Medallion or Surf Rescue Certificate and assist with Water Safety at the club
  • Completing other Awards and Patrol
  • Youth Activities or Development
  • Being a member of the Junior Activities Committee
  • Becoming a member of the Club Management Committee

Surf Life Saving offers exciting pathways for juniors and adults - enjoy exploring our pathways website:

Cairns Surf Life Saving club is one of five clubs that are part of our North Queensland Branch, the most Northern Branch of Surf Life Saving Queensland.

Select the link below to explore our Nipper Online training Sessions

Fill in Page 5 of your Activity Work Book
Remember to fill in your Passport every week
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Surf Life Saving North Queensland