The combined efforts of all the Training and Assessment Porfolios Trainers and Assessors has meant that a total of 98 new awards have been issued before the patrol season has even kicked off!
And there's still four bronze camps and a surf rescue certificate course to be run before the end of the year. Bronze camps are full, but positions are still available for the SRC course. Read on for a full rundown.
Two long serving members of 35 years, received a standing ovation for their service and were rewarded with LIFE MEMBERSHIP of the WBSLSC.
All Members please join me in congratulating Barb and Tony Webb for their long dedication and the highest accolade that can bestowed upon a fellow member.
For the past 3 summers, the Woolamai Beach Surf Life Saving Club has extended its voluntary patrols from Woolamai Beach to also cover Smiths Beach. This extension has been part of a response to the demand for services at Smiths Beach - which is one of the most popular beaches in Victoria.
These voluntary patrols have also enabled the Club to learn about the beach and understand what infrastructure would be required to make these patrols an on-going part of the work the Club’s volunteers do each summer.
It quickly became clear that to be effective, lifesavers needed three things.