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Surf Life Saving Club

Updated: 16-Apr-2015

The Cairns Surf Club is a volunteer organisation located at the Northern end of William Esplanade at Palm Cove.   

City Nippers and Little Lifesavers:

Surf Life Saving North Queensland has a  Lifesavers Program at the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon for U6's to U12's during each school holidays. Cost is around $85 per child.

 

We also have an exciting program for all ages to be held each Saturday morning at the Lagoon during each school term.

This is a structured coaching program; children will be learning specific techniques for each activity, basic first aid and CPR.

Please don't hesitate to contact kmacrae@lifesaving.com.au for further information.

The Surf Life Saving Club at Palm Cove has a brand new contemporary bar and bistro … a great spot for a leisurely breakfast, lunch or sundowner.

About the club:

The Cairns Surf Life Saving Club is one of the oldest Surf Life Saving clubs in Queensland, having been formed in 1924 as a volunteer organization to patrol the Northern Beaches of Cairns. Originally patrolling the Cairns Esplanade, the club moved to Yorkey’s Knob before moving to the Northern end of Palm Cove in 1953. It is one of only three clubs in Queensland that has freehold ownership of its land. Cairns SLSC maintains its voluntary patrols of the beach on weekends and public holidays from April to November.

The club offers activities for junior members aged between 5 and 13 (known universally as “Nippers”), and for senior members through to a thriving “Masters” (over 30) contingent. Competitively, the Cairns SLSC has been riding a wave of success in the last few years, and are currently the 2011 Branch and North Australian Champion club.

Membership across the ages is encouraged and the club offers a strong junior and senior program, to ensure that the Lifesaving presence of the Cairns Club continues strongly into the future. Cairns SLSC has a brand new clubhouse and member facilities.

Please phone the SLSC on 07 40591263 for more administration information, memberships and competitions.

Please phone the supporters club on 07 40591244 for the Surf Club at Palm Cove for more information.

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