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Welcome to Surf Life Saving - it’s great that you’d like to get involved in the movement and to make a difference. There are many ways in which you can get involved as a surf life saving volunteer, from being an active patrol member saving lives on the beach, to being an age manager for the little nippers on a Sunday or volunteering as a club official 'behind the scenes' ensuring that everything runs smoothly. 

To determine how to proceed from here, please use the diagram below:


Have you or the person you're signing up on behalf of (e.g. your child) been a member of a surf club or surf life saving organisation within the last two years?


Click to join

More Info


  • If you'd like to find the details of your local club, please consult the Club Directory which contains full contact details for all surf clubs.
  • The operation of surf clubs (including the timing of the patrol season) varies from state to state and if you'd like to find out about state specific issues, you can find a list of all the state organisations here
  • If you'd like to read some background information about surf life saving, then please view the information here

We have also created two user guides (a Lifesaving Online to Portal transition guide and a Members Portal account guide) which can be downloaded below: