SLST Development Camp – Candidate EOIs now open!

Nominations are now open for active patrolling members aged 16 to 21 who wish to attend the 2022 Lifesaving Development Camp. The 6-day live-in development program grows candidates leadership, lifesaving and team work skills in a fun and engaging environment. Nominations close on Sunday 31st October 2021. More details can be found on the SLST […]

Latrobe Council funds new training equipment

Port Sorell SLSC will be delivering a series of free public CPR workshops for our community over the summer, thanks to the support of Latrobe Council. Latrobe Council has generously funded the purchase of four new CPR manikins through its Community Grants Scheme, enabling the club to deliver these important skills sessions to our community […]

Life Saving – 2021/22 Skills Maintenance

With the first patrol of the season only a couple of months away, it is time for our patrolling members to ensure that they are current and competent in their life saving awards. After a change of format last year due to COVID restrictions, this year we return to a much more hands-on skills maintenance […]

2021 Bronze Medallion & SRC Course – Aug/Sept

Our 2021/22 Bronze Medallion & Surf Rescue Certificate course will be running prior to the commencement of the patrolling season this year. We plan to collaborate with our neighbours at Devonport SLSC and Ulverstone SLSC to run a short, intensive course over August and September. All theory will be completed online, with support provided by […]

Coaching Workshop – Sunday 25th July

Have you considered assisting your club to deliver surf sports programs to your members? Last year, Juppy from Surf Life Saving Tasmania ran a series of highly enjoyable, successful (and efficient!) workshops which enabled us to meet our obligations in relation to Surf Sports Officials and Nipper Age Managers. Back again this year by popular […]

New IRB Crew take to the water!

Our surf lifesaving patrols were boosted on Thursday evening with another eight volunteers being assessed and signed off as Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) Crew. The main role of the IRB Crewperson is to perform rescues (including swimming rescues) and manage any patients, as well as assisting the IRB Driver with safe operation of the IRB. […]

2020/21 Skills Maintenance for Patrol Team Members

To ensure that we are Rescue Ready 24/7, our volunteer surf lifesavers are required to complete Skills Maintenance for their core lifesaving awards (Bronze Medallion, Surf Rescue Certificate, Advanced Resuscitation, IRB Crew and IRB Driver) each year. This is a reminder for our patrol team members that they need to ensure that they complete both […]

Skills Maintenance 2020/21 – update

We are starting to roll out our 2020/21 Skills Maintenance courses for our core patrolling awards. Emails have been sent to award holders with instructions for the online theory components of the Skills Maintenance.  The dates for practical sessions will be finalised this weekend and advised asap. Please note that Surf Life Saving Tasmania has […]

Skills Maintenance 2020/21

Our volunteer surf lifesavers have to maintain their skills every year in order to provide the best possible service to our community whilst on patrol. Our Skills Maintenance program for ALL of our patrolling members will commence soon with a series of online modules.  The practical skills maintenance sessions will be scheduled in the near […]

IRB Crew Course to recommence 10/11th October

Last season’s IRB Crew course participants missed out on completing their assessment by a matter of hours when COVID-19 put a stop to our training activities. We’re in a fortunate position in Tasmania and are in a position to recommence our courses, with a few adjustments to manage our coronavirus-related obligations, so will be recommencing […]