Community Courses 

Albany SLSC provides training for community members in the following two ‘fee for service’ courses.

Community Surf Rescue Certificate

WhoCare Givers, Educators, General Public
LengthFull Day
Testing200m Swim, Fitness Test, CPR
WhereAlbany SLSC and Denmark SLSC
WhenAlbany: Week 9 of School Term 4 each year
Denmark: March each year

This is the required award for water safety for most supervised excursions such as school, or activity groups. The course covers the legislative aspects of the duty of care around water and provides training in hazard awareness, swimmer recovery and CPR. It is a practical based course and candidates will take a whole day to complete the course with some prereading to be complete prior to the day. There is a proficiency test of a 200m swim that must be achieved within 5 mins before training begins. There is also a fitness test of a run, swim, run over a 300m course also to be completed in 5 minutes that will be conducted later in the day.

The annual requlaification of this award is run on the same day.

Introduction to Beach Safety

WhoSchools/Outdoor Educational Programs/Other Organisations
Length2-3 hours
WhenAs requested

This is a short course of two or three hours, depending on need, to help raise the awareness of beach and open water hazards with young people. It is typically accessed by youth residential facilities and by schools as an adjunct to their Outdoor Education programs. Delivery times and dates will be negotiated with organisations to meet their needs.

Upcoming Events

fri23oct5:00 pmCome and Try #2Albany Surf Life Saving ClubMember Type:Masters,Senior,Social,Youth

sat24oct8:00 amClub Award RequalificationsAlbany Surf Life Saving ClubMember Type:General,Masters,Patrols,Senior,Youth

sun25oct6:30 amMixed TrainingAlbany Surf Life Saving ClubMember Type:General,Masters,Senior,Youth

sun25oct10:00 amWoodside Nipper Proficiency SwimNo entry feeAlbany Aquatic Leisure CentreMember Type:General,Nippers

fri30oct5:00 pmCome and Try #3 Friday Night at the RacesAlbany Surf Life Saving ClubMember Type:General,Masters,Senior,Social,Youth

fri30oct5:30 pmSeason Kick Starter Friday Night SundownerAlbany Surf Life Saving ClubMember Type:General,Masters,Nippers,Senior,Social,Youth

sat31octAll DaySunSmart WA Endurance ChampionshipsNippers & SeniorsSorrento BeachMember Type:General,Masters,Nippers,Senior,Youth

sat31oct6:30 amMixed TrainingAlbany Surf Life Saving ClubMember Type:General,Masters,Senior,Youth