News & Updates

Latest Club News and Updates

Now is the time to get your Bronze Medallion!

Now is the time to get your Bronze Medallion! The aim of this course is to provide participants with the skills and knowledge of basic patrolling and surf awareness in order to be able to participate in lifesaving operations. This is the core award to be a volunteer...

2019-20 Cadet & Nipper Registration now closed

We wish we could take everyone! We've had an overwhelming response this season and had to cap numbers so the kids can stay safe on the beach. Longy Nipper & Cadet registrations are now closed. Longy Parents: Now is the time to put your hand up! It’s a great way to...

Hanna Clare hosts at the 2019 SLSNSW Awards of Excellence

Hanna Clare hosts at the 2019 SLSNSW Awards of Excellence Our own Hanna Clare, Long Reef SLSC Cadet, Patroller & Social Media Volunteer hosted the pre-presentation interviews for the 2019 SLSNSW Awards of Excellence earlier this month. The event celebrated the...

2019-20 Nipper & Cadet Registration Information

There's nothing like those Long Reef Nipper & Cadet Days... can't wait! Returning and Previous LR Nippers & Cadets:  Welcome Back - It's going to be a great season! Registrations for Nippers who were at Longy in 2018-19 & their siblings are now open!  If you register...

2018-19 Long Reef SLSC Annual Report

Check out the 2018-19 Annual Report!  It was a great 2018-19 Season! We received approval for a new clubhouse and the design and planning is well underway. Grants were received for a defibrillator and a new surf boat. Our afternoon Nipper Sessions once again proved to...

Long Reef SLSC 2019 AGM

The 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held on 4 August at 11am at the Longy Clubhouse! RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP NOW!  Pay Your Fees: shop.longreef.com Please note the previous payment portal is not active.  If you intend to vote during the AGM, you will need to pay...

25% Off Pub to Pub Run/Walk Entry Fee

Join Long Reef SLSC in the Pub to Pub Fun Run/walk and have 25% of your entry fees, returned to Long Reef and our chosen Charity Register for the Pub to Pub fun run (3k, 6k or 13k) on August 25th and join Long Reef Surf Club's team. Run, walk, push a wheel barrow,...

Solidarity with Port Campbell SLSC

After the tragic events of Port Campbell last week, Peter Kinsey (President of Long Reef SLSC) sent our club's condolences to the President of Port Campbell SLSC. Below is his response, as well as Peter's message: Dear Peter On behalf of all of us at PCSLSC I thank...

New IRB crew and driver course

2 weeks ago we had a very successful day at Long Reef! We now have ... 14 new IRB Crewmen 1 new IRB Driver 4 new IRB Training Officers half way to completing their qualification! and then the Saturday just past another 12 IRB crewman completed their qualifications!...

Longy surf boats clean up at Palmy

Reality is slowly dawning on us but we had an absolute cracker of a Branch Championships at Palm Beach last weekend (9 & 10 Feb 2019)! The program kicked off nice and early with the newly minted Long Reef Sharlies  (a take off of Charlies Angels and as the bow chick...

Longy Club Championships – Sunday 3 March

Club Champs, Sunday 3rd of March, 10am - 12pm. Come along and have some fun with your friends at Longy! Juniors, opens and masters. Events include: Swim, Board, Ski, Long Distance Run, Sprints, Flags For further information, please contact Zak via e-mail...

IRB driver training starting on 10 February

If you are considering to become an IRB driver, now is the time to put up your hand! The next course is about to begin. And for those new to IRBs, crew training will also be available. The pre-requisites to become an IRB driver are shown below. Training will normally...

My Bush to Beach 2019 experience

What an experience! So privileged to be apart of the annual 'Bush to Beach' program, teaching young indigenous children surf safety awareness with surf lifesaving foundations. Having watched these young children, who had never seen the beach before grow and adapt surf...

Apples place 2nd at Australia Day surf boat carnival

(by Rob Pearson) This year's Manly Carnival fell on Australia Day and the Longy boaties tribe greeted the sunrise with the prospect of a great days' racing ahead! Surprisingly there was a little bit of choppy surf to contend with as we all tried to wipe the sleep out...

Swimkids Series Ocean Swim – Sunday 3 February

There are several short distance ocean swims (100m/200m/300m) for Nippers alongside the famous Cole Classic ocean swim down in Manly on Sunday 3 February. For more information and to register, please click here.

Longy young guns shine at Nippers carnival

Congratulations to Siena, Erin, Adelaide and Blake who represented Longy at the ‘Manly Nippers Nats’ carnival on Sunday 19 January! Well done to all four members of Team Longy, but a special commendation to Sienna Dale who came home with the gold in the U12s flags and...

Head Above Water 24 Hour Swimathon

Who is Head Above Water? Head Above Water was started by a group of mates from Sydney’s Northern Beaches who’ve been touched by the negative effects of poor mental health. The rate of suicide on the beaches is significantly high. That, coupled with the national rate...

Roast lamb saves the night!

This year's Longy Christmas Party went down with a bang, literally! A massive storm front moved across the Northern Beaches just as celebrations got under way at the club. It was a great night though!!! The Free Range Butcher lamb on a spit (see photo) was the most...

Cadets in full action!

Here are a few recent photos of the Longy cadets in full Sunday morning action (courtesy of Stuart Munday, Cadets...

Follow our club on social media

For those of you who are on Facebook or Instagram, why not follow the club and its activities through those social media channels? Here's how to find us: ‘Like’ us on Facebook: Long Reef SLSC ‘Follow’ us on Instagram: longreefsls ‘Follow’ our Nippers account on...

Further Bronze/SRC/ART courses in 2019

So now you have your Bronze Medallion, what next? There are many Awards you can do. These Awards will make you a more rounded Surf Life Saver plus provide you with very useful life skills that you may unexpectedly need to call on at home, the office, at school, on...

Santa visits Nippers Christmas party

It’s it a fish, a dolphin, no wait.... it’s Santa! It was a dark and stormy Nippers afternoon, but nothing stops Santa from showing up at Longy! He surprised us by arriving on the IRB just as the Nippers session was finishing up. The U6 girls spotted him first from...