News & Updates

Latest Club News and Updates

New ATV Nippers Naming Competition

Our brand new All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) needs a name! So if you are a nipper, please ask your mum or dad to submit your suggestion, including your name, age and nipper category via e-mail (vice.president1@longreef.com). It will then be voted on during the Nippers...

Last Chance: Bronze, ARTC and IRB Proficiencies

There are only two more opportunities for you to complete your Bronze and ARTC proficiencies on Saturday 2 December and Sunday 10 December. For more information and to book your spot, click here. Also, there will be two more IRB proficiency sessions on Saturday 25...

Congratulations New Longy Bronzies & SRCs

Following their 8-week training, 30 new Bronzies and 15 new SRCs (the junior version of the Bronze Medallion for < 15 year-olds) successfully completed their final assessment at Longy beach on Saturday. The final exam consisted of a dry part (focus on CPR and...

Longy Boaties Row to Newport Carnival and Back!

Wow, our Longy boaties are on fire! Here's Matt Russel-Jones' report from the weekend's action up in Newport: "The Longy boaties started the weekend with the Newport rowing carnival at Newport beach. We entered three crews: The Vets, Lords and the Apples. To start off...

Nippers Christmas Party – Saturday 9 December

Ho ho ho! Join us for this year's Nippers Christmas Party on Saturday 9th December from 2.50pm till 6.15pm. We will start with a fun and compact nippers session on the beach, followed by a special visitor all the way from the North Pole. He promises goodies for the...

Longy Christmas Party – Save the date! 9/12/17

Everyone in the long reef community is invited to attend our christmas party/ end of year celebration. Once again the party will be held after the final session of nippers for 2017, Saturday the 9th of December. There will be nippers festivities directly after usual...

What a Great Halloween Party!

Thanks again to all the nippers, parents and volunteers who made Saturday's Long Reef Nippers Halloween Party such a fun event. Everybody enjoyed the free face painting, hair colouring, party games, trick or treat goodies, yummy BBQ and cool drinks!   A special...

Argo Conquers Mount Longy!

Last week members of the club's Management Committee (MC) were able to put the proposed All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) through a rigorous test. The Argo Avenger is an 8-wheel drive ATV which has been described in a previous newsletter. Build quality and durability aside,...

George Bass Surf Boat Marathon – 190 km from Bateman’s Bay to Eden

A dozen or so Longy members are busy preparing for the biannual George Bass Marathon (GBM). This is a classic race down the beautiful South Coast over 7 consecutive days just after Christmas, rowing from beach to beach and swapping rowers in and out from an IRB. Our...

Intensive Bronze/SRC Course in December

In case you missed out on joining our club's Bronze/SRC course this season, you still have the opportunity to do an intensive course in December organised by the state branch. For further information and to book the course, please contact the organisers via e-mail...

New Bronzies Try Surf Boat Rowing

For the last two weekends, Rob has been taking new Bronzies out for a splash at Long Reef in one of the club's rowing boats. It seems that they liked the experience and will be back for more. "This is much more fun than rowing on a lake" one of the newbies exclaimed....

Channel 9 Competition

One of our major sponsors, Channel 9, is running a competition for their new show Family Food Fight. They have given us and 11 other surf life saving clubs the chance to win $5000 in extra funding if we place their promo materials and competition entry forms on their...

Merchandise Shop Opening Hours

For those of you who would like to purchase any of the Long Reef SLSC merchandise (e.g. swimmers, board shorts, caps, polo shirts, etc), you can do so at the club house on the following dates: 12.00pm to 5.45pm on Saturday 21 Oct, 28 Oct, 4 Nov 2:30pm to 3:30pm every...

Lost Property

Can't find those swim goggles or favourite beach towel? Think you may have left them behind during nippers? Why not check our lost property boxes next time you are at the club house. They are situated inside the building under the trophy cabinet next to the office....

Are You Good At Merchandising?

Our dynamic sponsorship & partnerships team is looking for a volunteer to manage the club's merchandise, which primarily consists of the Long Reef branded surf & street wear (e.g. cosies, board shorts, t-shirts, caps, etc.) as well as the nipper uniforms. If...

Nippers Starts Tomorrow (Saturday 21st)

Our nippers program for season 2017/2018 will commence tomorrow with the nippers induction day. Activities will begin at 3pm and it is a requirement that all nippers and parents attend. As part of your nippers membership, your child is issued a free skull cap and pink...

Long Reef Clubhouse Renewal Update!

Hi fellow Long Ruffians!   Great News! An architect has been appointed for the new Clubhouse and associated Community Facilities! The design is pretty cool but alas Council wont allow any of the concept sketches out of their hot little hands just yet! So here...

Longy Surf Race This Sunday!

The fun and famous Longy Surf Race is back starting this Sunday 22nd October! Join in to get fitter, faster, stronger, to win or just enjoy the Club camaraderie. Cadet members, young and active (or not so active or young), masters and Bronzies are encouraged to frolic...

Nippers Halloween Party – Saturday 28 October

Trick or treat anybody?! Join us at the club on Saturday 28th October from 4.30pm (after the beach session) for the Long Reef Nippers Halloween Party! There will be free facepainting, hair colouring, party games, trick or treat goodies and heaps of fun! A yummy BBQ...

Nippers Uniform Collection Saturday 21 October

As part of your nippers membership, your child is issued a free skull cap and pink hi-vis vest.  These will be ready for collection on Saturday 21 October from 10am at the club house.  Come early to beat the queues. The merchandise shop will also be open from 10am if...

Don’t Miss Out: Book Your Bronze or ARTC Proficiencies!

If you haven't yet done so, it's time to book your Bronze or ARTC proficiencies! The October dry and wet proficiency sessions have already been run successfully. This season we are trialling a new way to run proficiencies for all Long Reef SLSC Bronze Medallion &...

New All Terrain Vehicle

Our current All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) has done its time and needs replacing. The Management Committee has therefore been on the look-out for a worthy replacement and is about to test the so-called Argo, an 8-wheel ATV which has proven itself in the toughest...

Bootcamp & Gym Session

Need a high-energy wake up call? Matt and some of his fellow rowing mates have offered to coach an early Bootcamp & Gym Session every Tuesday morning at 5am starting on Tuesday 3 October at the Long Reef SLSC gym. It will be a mix of outdoor bootcamp and indoor...

Pilates & Stretching Class

Would you like to improve your core strength and flexibility? With the help of our friends at BeachLife Physiotherapy in Narrabeen we will be running a Pilates & Stretching Class every Monday evening at 7pm starting on Monday 16 October down at Long Reef SLSC. All...

Last Chance: Long Reef SLSC – Have your say!

Thanks to all the Longy members who have already participated in the survey. For everybody else, this is your last opportunity to have your say ... as part of this survey that is, we are of course always open to your feedback during the season 🙂 For the 2017/2018...