Sunshine Beach Surf Life Saving Club began patrols in the season of 1980/1981 making us one of the youngest Surf Lifesaving clubs in Queensland.

We are a community organisation run by volunteers who are dedicated to protecting members of the public who surf and swim at Sunshine Beach; one of the best open beach surfing breaks in Queensland.



  • Active members: Lifesavers from 13+ years, Long Service & Life Members. All adults must hold a Blue Card (see below)
  • Associates: Parents/guardians of Junior members. At least one parent/guardian must join and hold a Blue Card (see below)
  • Juniors members: U7-U14 (age at midnight on 30th September). Sign-on the 2017/18 season will be held in August 2017 - dates to be advised.
  • Annual Membership is due by 1st August and includes:
  • Affiliation with Surf Life Saving Queensland and Surf Life Saving Australia
  • Supporters Club membership with reciprocal rights (18yrs+ only) at other Surf Clubs & some other QLD Clubs
  • How to Join Guide - for new members.
  • Every person must have their own individual account even children under 18 years.
  • Lifesaving Online User Guide - how to create a Members Portal account to renew your membership, update your details and/or access online learning.
  • Family Groups User Guide - manage all your family members details in one group when you all have Members Portal accounts (optional).
  • Online Help - learn how to join, renew or create a family group using the SLSA Online Help guide
  • Membership Fees & Levies Schedule 2017/18 - please complete the schedule and submit at Club reception. You can pay online when you join/renew and just show evidence of payment with your schedule or you can pay at reception (open 11am – 6pm 7 days) when you submit your schedule.
  • JOIN HERE…Create an Account
  • 1. Register & pay your fee online (or pay at Club reception)

2. Complete your Fees & Levies Schedule (see above) and submit to reception


RENEW HERE…Members Portal

1. Log in or create an account

2. Select the Lifesaving Online tab

3. Click renew

4. Pay your fee online (or pay at Club reception)

5. Complete your Fees & Levies Schedule (see above) and submit to reception


If it has been more than 2 years since you were a member please select the ”JOIN HERE” option.

If you have difficulty with your online application please contact Lifesaving Administration or phone  07 5447 5491



All members 18 years and over are required to hold a Blue Card (working with children check). Please submit your completed blue card form to club reception. You will need to show your ID when you do this.


For New Members – what to do next

  • If you’d like to become a lifesaver please take a look at our Training & Education page for information about gaining your qualifications
  • If you’d like to join our Nippers program please view our Nippers page to find out more
  • If you are not sure how you fit in, please contact Lifesaving Administration or phone 07 5447 5491 so we can help you find your feet



Our volunteer Lifesavers patrol every weekend and on Public Holidays from the September school holidays until the end of April. Patrol hours are from 7.00am to 5.00pm with extended hours to 6.00pm through the busy Christmas period.

Lifeguards patrol the beach at all other times.


The cost involved in putting our patrols on the beach is enormous and our Lifesavers could not provide the services they do without community support.


If you are wondering what the costs involved are please download our infographic.



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