Youth Engagement Program

How does YEPs Work?

YEP, we’re for young lifesavers who want to experience all Surf Life Saving has to offer.

Get involved. visit:  http://sls.com.au/youth

YEP’s is designed to encourage youth participation in all areas of club activity including:

  • Lifesaving
  • Development
  • Competition
  • Administration
  • Junior Activities (nippers)
  • Youth Activities
  • Club Activities
  • Community Project (gold level only)

Patrolling Members

From the age of 13, junior members can complete their Surf Rescue Certificate and join a club patrol. Patrolling members learn a multitude of skills including First Aid, rescue techniques, radio operations, driving or crewing inflatable rescue boats. These skills prepare lifesavers to deal with the many potential hazardous situations that may arise. Active surf lifesavers are held in high regard in the wider community and with potential employers