Be a part of your local Community Surf Club!

The Torquay Surf Life Saving Club is located right on the shores of one the most popular and iconic beaches in Australia. First established in 1945, our club is one of the oldest clubs in Victoria, and has a rich history of World, National and State Life Saving Champions not to mention Olympic athletes! Our Nipper program is one of the biggest in the state, and has been operating for over 50 years now. Our Nippers love belonging to the club that sits right on the beach they visit with their family, they learn to navigate waves and work towards becoming patrollers on their own local beach.

Our club genuinely has something for everyone, of all ages, with opportunities to meet friends for life and give back to your community through social and fundraising events. What better place to be than right on your favourite beach every weekend!

Thank you for wanting to join our club, we can’t wait to have you on board.
To have a conversation about becoming a member contact Scott McCardel on [email protected].

Torquay Surf Life Saving Club Membership important things to know:

  • All memberships are annual and current from the joining date to the April 30 the following year
  • All members 18 years and over must have a current WWCC (working with child check)
  • All Junior Activity Members (Nippers aged 5-13) must join with a parent in a Family Membership
  • A Family Membership is inclusive of all other Nipper Holiday Programs
  • Information advertised is for this current season 2021 – 2022

If you have any queries with the renewal process please call the Torquay Surf Club office on 5261 4110 or email [email protected]

FAMILY MEMBERSHIPS Description Rates from 1st May 2021
Family Family membership 1-2 Adults
& 2 x Child under 18 (Nipper, Cadet or Junior)
Paid before October 31 2021
+ $30 for additional child

Paid after October 31 2021

+ $30 for additional child

Nipper Junior Activity membership for ages 5-13 yrs
Participates in Nipper Training sessions
Part of Family Membership
Active Cadet Cadet membership for ages 13-17 yrs
May participate in Nipper Training sessions
Training to achieve SRC to be rostered on patrols
Or part of Family Membership
Active Junior Junior Active members for ages 15-17 yrs with Surf Rescue Certificate  rostered on patrols, training to achieve Bronze Medallion or Bronze Medallion award holder. $80
OTHER MEMBERSHIPS Description Rates from 1st May 2021
Associate Non-active membership $140
Active Senior Senior Active members for ages 18 years +
–  with Bronze Medallion min. 25 hours on rostered patrol
Reserve Active Refer to Constitution $80
Long Service Members who have patrolled 10 years+ $120
Life Member Members awarded with Life Membership $0
Coaching Levy Senior Training Levy $70

Renewing Membership

New Member Steps to Join

  1. Pay for SLA membership
  2. Application form lodged to TSLSC
  3. Provide your Working With Children Check – TSLSC must be named organisation on your Working With Children Check (WWCC )
  4. Department of Justice informs TSLSC that WWCC is current
  5. TSLSC approves application

The Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) Members Portal is a one-stop shop (single sign-on) for all your surf lifesaving online needs.     

This guide will provide a step-by-step instruction for access and use of the Members Portal; such as creating a Members Portal Account, logging on and off the Members Portal, Membership Renewal Requests, and online payments.

The Member Portal Guide also provides definitions of the membership types, the Torquay Surf Life Saving Club (TSLSC) membership fees; for the current season, and how to pay using the SLSA Payment Gateway.

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