Become a Member

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Welcome to Birubi Point Surf Life Saving Club.

The information on this page should guide you through the process of either renewing your membership or joining as a new member.  If you experience any difficulties, please havea look at the FAQs here: FAQs – Birubi Pt

Renewing Members 

Membership renewal is online via the Surf Life Saving Member’s Area click HERE.  

If you do not already have a Member’s Area Account you will have to create one first – just follow the prompts and don’t forget to pay as well.  To pay online, click HERE.  Thank you.

Scroll down for 2018-19 Membership fees.

To renew your membership please don’t forget to both RENEW and MAKE A PAYMENT at the same time, otherwise your membership can’t be ratified.

Note: A simple PDF guide to the SLSA Member’s Area can  be viewed here: SLSA-Members-Area-Guide-v1

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New Members

To register and join Birubi Point SLSC as a NEW MEMBER you MUST both REGISTER and MAKE PAYMENT at the same time.

Membership application is online via the Surf Life Saving Member’s Area, click HERETo pay online, click HERE.  Thank you.

Payment is through a secure online process and you will be emailed a receipt once the payment has gone through.  Your membership will not be accepted or ratified by the Club Committee until payment is received.

All New Members must complete a Member Protection Declaration Form – SLSNSW Member Protection Declaration Form

For children to participate in Nippers activities they join our Club as a Junior Activity Member.  One parent from each family is also required to join as an Associate (General) Member (or they may become/are already a Patrolling Member).  If parent and child registrations are not submitted, your membership will not be registered.

Members over the age of 18 are also required by law to complete a Working With Children Check (WWCC) before their membership can be ratified by the Club Committee.  Scroll down for Member Protection Declaration and WWCC check.

Scroll down for 2018-19 Membership fees.

Note: A simple PDF guide to the SLSA Member’s Area can  be viewed here: SLSA-Members-Area-Guide-v1

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If you experience any difficulties, please havea look at the FAQs here: FAQs – Birubi Pt

There are now 5 main categories of membership with 15 sub-categories, as designated by Surf Life Saving Australia.  At Birubi Pt, we offer the following memberships:

1.  ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP  (Patrolling) (includes sub-categories of Active 15-18 and 18+ years, Reserve Active and Award Membership)

2.  JUNIOR ACTIVITY MEMBERSHIP (incorporating sub-categories of ‘Nipper’ and Cadet Membership)

3.  ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP (incorporating sub-categories of Associate membership and General membership (Nipper parent))

4.  HONORARY AND SERVICE MEMBERSHIP (including Life Membership)

Working With Children Check (WWCC) – a legal requirement

Club members who are working directly with children under the age of 18 (i.e.Nippers or Cadets) are now required by law to complete their WWCC registration and ensure their number is given to the Club Registrar. This means all TrainersAssessorsWater Safety, Age Managers and Patrolling Members must hold a valid WWCC.

It is also the Club’s responsibility to verify the WWCC and accept, suspend or reject membership and participation of these people based on the outcome of their WWCC.

You cannot patrol or carry out any of the duties listed above until your WWCC number is logged on Surfguard (via our Club Registrar and your membership will not be ratified until this has been done).  Please click the link here: SLSNSW WWCC Fact Sheet for Members.

For instructions on how to apply for your WWCC click here: Working With Children Check – How to Apply Online – Volunteer

If you require any more assistance, please contact the Club Registrar, Wayne Anderson wmtbanderson@gmail.com

Member Protection Declaration

All new members, including General members, need to fill out the Member Protection Declaration, this is particularly relevant for the U18 members who can’t do a WWCC check.  Click here to access the Member Protection Form: SLSNSW Member Protection Declaration Form

The completed form should be emailed to the Club Registrar, Wayne Anderson: wmtbanderson@gmail.com.

Membership Fees 2018-2019 Season

MEMBERSHIP TYPE FEE
ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP Patrolling (18+), Patrolling (age 15-18), Award $50
JUNIOR ACTIVITY MEMBERSHIP – Nippers, Cadets (age 13-15) $50
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP – General (Nipper parent) $25
HONORARY AND SERVICE MEMBERSHIPLife Member $0

 

Please note: additional fees apply to new members to cover initial training costs – full details are in the Bronze and SRC Training Information Booklets (see link below).

If you are unsure as to what membership category you are, please contact the Club Registrar, Wayne Anderson wmtbanderson@gmail.com

Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) and Bronze Medallion Training Courses – October to December 2018

All SRC and Bronzetrainees must have completed the mandatory pool swim before the first water training session.  For further information on upcoming Training courses please contact our Chief Training Officer Steve Fogwill, birubi.ci@gmail.com.

The Bronze and SRC Training Information Booklet contains all you need to know about your commitment to the Surf Club, training and cost of membership – being updated

The Training programs for Bronze and SRC are below:

SRC Timetable Oct-Dec 2018 v1

Bronze Timetable Oct-Dec 2018 – v4 September 2018

Club Swimwear, Clubwear and Nipper Merchandise

We have a wide range of Club swimwear, Nipper safety singlets, Nipper caps etc….  For the pricelist, click here: Club merchandise price list – v2 August 2018

The latest Togz swimwear designs are here: Club swimwear – Designs and Prices – August 2018

For patrolling members, log on to the SLSA Members Area HERE and select patrol apparel if you wish to purchase SLSA branded garments to wear when on patrol (such as long pants, waterproof jacket, hoodie).  Please be advised, our Club sells the SLSA rash shirts at a discounted price of $20.

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