Torquay Surf Life Saving Club is at the forefront of lifesaving service with Torquay Beach being one of the busiest beaches in Victoria.
Torquay Surf Life Saving Club is recognized nationally as a premier competition club with many gold medals and many finalists at the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships over the past 50 years. Torquay can also proudly boast of many Olympians for both aquatic and non aquatic events.
In 2017/2018, over 400 members and volunteers patrolled our beach from the last weekend of November until the end of the Easter period.
Below are some figures from our volunteer patrols.
- Our patrollers volunteered 4,700 hours
- Perform 13 aquatic rescues
- Supervised over 180,000 beach goers during volunteer patrol times
- Completed 73 first aid cases and 900 preventative actions