If you need more information on joining the North Curl Curl Surf Life Saving Club, or any membership questions, please send an email to the club registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org or for all Nippers registration enquiries, please contact the Junior Activities team by email at email@example.com
This year we would like all renewals of memberships to be done Online via the SLSA Member Portal. If you already have an account just log on, renew and pay online! Make sure you check and update all of your details. To access the portal Click Here
If you don't have a SLSA Member Portal account it's easy to create...... follow the steps on the portal access screen. You can even set up the whole family under one Family Group.
If you have been a member of another Club then you can transfer to North Curl Curl which we can do electronically under your request. If you wish to retain dual membership then you need to advise when you join. If you do not specify then a full transfer will be done by default.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions in relation to transfers
When your record is transferred, all award & patrol information (if applicable) will transfer.
We will reconcile the data transferred against the form you provide us and update accordingly.
Your membership with North Curl Curl will not be valid until such time as your membership transfer is complete. This is reliant on your previous Club but generally within 1-2 weeks.
Where are my details recorded?
The information you provide on your registration form is recorded on the National SLSA database – Surfguard. There is a secure audit trail on any changes made to your records. From time to time we may require update of particular information. This will be requested in writing.
Who has access to my information & how is it used?
Surf Life Saving Australia, SLSNSW (State), SLSSNB (Branch) and the Club(s) you are a member of.
At Club level we use your information to contact you if required, report on various groups within the Club.
Your details are not released to any third parties.
What is my SLSA Portal Account?
Your SLSA Portal account is your full SLSA member record
You can update your details or renew your membership
You can have Family Group and update everything through one account
Full award history including proficiencies
You can download a copy of your award certificates
Probationary membership is designated to person for the time period between applying for membership and the gaining of an award and/or the granting of a formal category.
Junior Activities Membership (Nippers):
Nippers in the Under 6 (5 yrs) and Under 7 (6 yrs are not affiliated with SLSA and are not eligible to compete in carnivals or participate in any older age group.
A Junior Activity Member has a minimum age of seven (7) years up to a maximum age of thirteen (13) years and shall be required to gain the relevant Surf Education Certificate for that Child's age group.
For Nippers Age Group Catagories for the current season Click Here
Cadet members are 13 – 15 years old and who has obtained the Surf Life Saving Certificate (SRC) or has passed an annual proficiency test.
An Active Junior member is aged 15 to 18 years of age.
An Active Senior member is aged 18 years Plus.
An Active Member shall;
a) Be a Bronze Medallion Holder
b) Fulfill patrol and Club obligations, as provided by SLSA and the Members Club Constitution.
c) Qualify in an annual proficiency test unless the Member has obtained the Bronze Medallion in that season.
Reserve Active Membership:
a) A Club may grant reserve Active Membership to Active Members who have satisfactorily completed (from gaining of the Bronze Medallion) at least eight (8) years of patrol and club obligations as provided by the Club Constitution. Reserve Active Membership must be applied for and passed by the Board of Directors.
b) Reserve Active Members shall perform a minimum of 12 hours of patrols
c) Reserve Active Members shall complete the annual proficiency test.
General Membership: (Social Member)
a) A Club may grant general Membership to persons who may or may not hold an SLSA award.
b) General Members shall not have Affiliated Club voting rights
c) General Members are not active within the Club
Long Service Membership:
a) Long Service Membership may be granted to Members who have completed ten (10) years active service or to Members who have completed eight (8) years active service plus four (4) years reserve active service.
b) Such members may be exempted from all patrol obligations and may be granted other special privileges of Membership as provided in the Clubs Constitution.
c) Long Service members who wish to compete at carnivals shall complete the annual proficiency test.
d) Should such Members join another Affiliated Club the receiving Club shall determine if such Members Long Service shall be recognised by that Club.
a) Award Membership may be granted by a Club to persons who hold an SLSA award of one, or more, of the following qualifications: - Surf Rescue Certificate, Radio Award/s, Resuscitation Certificate, Advanced Resuscitation Certificate (or equivalent).
b) Such Members may be called upon to perform patrol and/or other Club obligations within the ability of their qualifications.
a) A Club may grant associate Membership to persons who may or may not hold an SLSA award.
b) Associate Member is the minimum membership category for any person who holds any position or helps out within the club. All gym members must also be a minimum of Associate membership.
A club may grant Honorary Membership to persons who may or may not hold on SLSA award.
Life membership may be granted to members who have rendered distinguished, or special service as provided for in that club's
constitution and is relevant to that club only and awarded at the Club's AGM.
Past Active Membership:
a) A club may grant past Active Membership to persons who have held an SLSA Bronze Medallion and been an active patrol member for a minimum of three (3) years.
b) Past Active Members may have club-voting rights at the discretion of the affiliated surf lifesaving club.
In relation to dual or multi-club membership the following shall apply: -
a) Any member of a club may be admitted as a member of another club or clubs, providing such member has a "clearance" as provided for in Clearances.
b) Any competing member shall not participate in any inter-club competition as a representative of more than one club during any one-competition season unless and until their "competitive rights" have been transferred as provided for in "Competitive Rights Transfer".
c) Any competing member who is a member of more than one club shall be entitled to compete in club events of all such clubs..
Restriction On Membership
In relation to membership restriction the following shall apply: -
a) An non-financial, suspended, excluded or expelled member of a club shall not knowingly apply to join another Affiliated Club nor shall a club knowingly admit, accept or retain in membership any past or present member of any other club who is indebted to in any way, or is currently suspended or expelled from any club.
b) A club shall immediately provide the relevant State Centre the names and addresses of members who have had their membership cancelled or suspended and such information, including the period of suspension/cancellation of membership shall be set out in a register provided for that purpose.
c) Should a member of more than one club be suspended or expelled by any club they shall not be allowed to compete in competition for any other club of which they are a member or in any other club competition or in any other SLSA competition, while under suspension or expulsion.
d) Any dispute/s shall be referred to the relevant State Centre.