Surf Sports

Surf Life Saving provides an amazing array of competition options and Sorrento SLSC is no exception. The different disciplines range from beach sprints, Beach flags, board events, surf swimming, surf skis, IRB and surf boats. Alongside this are the vital disciplines of Rescue and Resuscitation, known as R & R and First Aid and March Past competitions. This wide range provides all members of the Club with an opportunity to become involved in competition, especially as most disciplines are split into Under 14, Under 15, Under 17, Under 19, Open and Masters.

Coaching and training is conducted in the many disciplines throughout the season. Visit each discipline page for more information about it about how to access training.

There is a club swim on Sundays throughout the season and we encourage our  members to take part with registration at 8.15 and Swim start at 8.30am

Interclub competitions in various disciplines as well as multidiscipline carnivals are available for members to compete in throughout the season.

Details of these events can be found in the club calendar.

The competition season culminates in a series of State Surf Life Saving Championships for surf Rescue, Lifesaving, Beach, Masters and Surf and then the National Surf Life Saving Championships or ‘Aussies’.

Code of Conduct

Members competing for Sorrento along with coaches, parents and spectators agree to follow the competition code of conduct which is set out below:

  • Treat each other with respect 
  • Be courteous to each other 
  • Every athlete must compete fairly and in the spirit of the event.   
  • All Club equipment shall be used in the correct manner.   
  • Act in a manner acceptable to the Club and within the rules of that event.  
  • Must wear the approved club competition cap and uniform

Senior Training Session (Under 14 and over)

Senior Training varies over the season. For information about joining training sessions please email or contact the discipline coaches or captains, everyone is welcome.

Ski & Board Rack Applications

There is an annual application process for racks managed by the discipline captains and allocations are under constant review. Those people who don’t use their craft regularly for competition events and training may be asked to take their craft home to make a space for those people who do and are in the queue waiting for a spot.