Sorrento is a relatively safe beach located on the north coast on Perth, south of the Hillarys Boat Harbour. All patrolling members (members who have completed a Bronze Medallion and are currently patrolling at the Club) have full access to the gym, showers and club equipment.
Social members are most welcome and this allows members the opportunity to participate in club functions. The Club hosts a variety of major social functions throughout the year and friends and families are always welcome.
Please note that in order to access the Club facilities, members must be current registered and financial members of the club and where relevant meet the required patrol obligations.
Surf Life Saving clubs are always looking for people to help out with occasional work like cooking BBQ’s, helping in the canteen, helping in the shop and various other events. There are no special skills required for these tasks and all help is greatly appreciated. Contact your club to see what is available and needed.
All age groups require an Age Manager to conduct the activities that are available for juniors during the season. It is highly recommended that those parents who take on the role of an Age Manager complete an Age Managers Course. The Age Managers course is available every year and is advertised on the SLSWA website.
There are no special skills required for this role prior to attending the Age Managers course.
Competition Officials work at our state surf sport carnivals and assist with the running of the event. This might involve marshalling competitors, starting races, recording results, setting the courses and more. To become an official, you are first required to complete a Competition Officials course. This course is conducted by SLSWA and are advertised on the website.
There are no special skills required for this role prior to completing the Competition Officials course.
SLSWA offers education awards that will enhance your ability to assist in first aid or resuscitation. Depending on the fee structure of your club, there is a possibility to learn about and earn the Resuscitation Certificate and Basic Emergency Care. There are no prerequisites for these awards.
You can also complete a Surf Rescue Certificate which will enable you to assist the club with water safety during junior activities and at carnivals. You’ll need to complete a 200-metre swim in five minutes or less prior to the start of the course.
There are many other education awards available to surf club members. Please contact your club to see what is available.
Clubs committees range from junior, youth, competition, education and many others. These roles assist in the running of the different areas of the club and provide updates and information for the executive committee, who oversee the management of the whole club.
There are no special skills required for these positions, but there may be a requirement to have some basic knowledge about the subject matter of the committee.