An important message from Matt Slattery regarding the upcoming season at NA SLSC. Dear Resident, I know there is a lot of uncertainty around the coming months and the current restrictions in relation to the Surf Club. I want to assure you that, as an emergency service organisation, we will be back patrolling the beach from Saturday the 18th September. Our Management Committee is also working hard to deliver our other programs, such as nippers and surf sports as soon as restrictions allow. At this stage, we are planning for Nippers to start in early November. We are currently [...]
North Avoca SLSC wins Surf Life Saving Central Coast Service Team of the Year! Congratulations to Kate Harrison and Jackie Sproll who won the Surf Life Saving Central Coast's 'Service Team of the Year' Award at the 2021 SLSCC Awards of Excellence dinner. The award was accepted by Jackie on their behalf, as unfortunately Kate wasn't able to be at the awards night due to her role as the Manager for the North Avoca IRB racing team In a season where we weren't sure if we could even remain on the beach, Kate and Jackie were able to drive [...]
North Avoca SLSC congratulates the major award winners for 2021! Congratulations to all our award winners for the 2020-21 season, announced at our Senior Presentation night in May. Our major award and surf sports winners are: Club Person of the Year - Jackie Sproll Patrol Person of the Year - Sharon Tull Associate of the Year - Penny Smith Service Award - Elise Avis & Megan Miller Patrol of the Year - Patrol 10 Youth Volunteer of the Year - Oliver Roberts Youth Lifesaver of the Year - Kate Clatworthy Youth Athlete of the Year - Kate Clatworthy Rookie [...]
North Avoca SLSC members assist with the NSW Flood Emergency Response! Working under the supervision of SLSCC Director of Life Saving, Simon Cusack North Avoca members (John Avis, Steve Brown, Lynette Vuradin and Darren Hutton) were deployed to the Mid North Coast to assist with flood relief, as part of the emergency services chain. We had two hard hull club IRBs, 3 motors and extensive support gear and kit available. Based out of the SES yard in Taree, we were tasked to work with various other agencies, specifically Fire & Rescue, Marine Rescue and SES. This was a massive [...]
The Easter Bunny is coming to North Avoca! After needing to cancel our Easter Door Knock last year due to COVID restrictions, this year we will be doing our Door Knock a little differently, recruiting some help from the Easter Bunny. From 2pm on Easter Saturday (3rd April), the Easter Bunny will be making his way through North Avoca. We invite you to come to the designated points around North Avoca to take a photo with the Easter Bunny, share an Easter egg and make a donation to the Club. It is also a great opportunity to learn about [...]
Sponsorship Announcement My Advantage Group take up Gold Sponsorship package My Advantage Group are experienced accountants, bookkeepers, financial planners and mortgage brokers. They are proud to support our local surf lifesaving community in keeping our beaches safe. My Advantage Group have also made their Member Benefits Program available to North Avoca Surf Club members. If you are looking to refinance your existing loan or purchase a new property, give My Advantage Group a call. This will help the surf club raise much needed funds, as every loan settled will provide the surf club with a $250 donation [...]
North Avoca SLSC and Avoca Beach SLSC come together for the Battle of the Beaches! Over 3 weeks in November, two great clubs, at opposite end of the same beach have come together in the first Battle of the Beaches! With the reduction in carnivals in the 2020/2021 season, North Avoca SLSC and Avoca Beach SLSC combined to provide their nippers with a fantastic and fun competition series. Beginning with the U8 and U11 age groups, then the U9 and U10s and followed by the U12, U13 and U14s, nippers were able to participate in a variety of beach [...]
Lucy Wicks opens the newly refurbished North Avoca SLSC Patrol Room. Lucy Wicks MP and Club President Matt Slattery recently opened the newly refurbished North Avoca SLSC Patrol Room. This work was funded partially by a Federal Government Infrastructure Grant and a bequest from a local resident Juleen High, with new white goods and seating provided by Central Coast Council. We thank them for their contributions which are helping to keep our beach safe 7 days a week during the patrol season.
Our Junior Club Captains for the 2020 / 2021 Season are Olya Richards and Kale Puata! Congratulations to Kale and Olya who were announced as our North Avoca Junior Club Captains! Kale and Olya are a voice for our junior club members and there to help all of our team. We are so proud and can not wait to see the wonderful things you will do this season.
Gordon Crabb (Life Member) awarded 50 Year Service Award! Congratulations Gordon Crabb on achieving your 50 years National Patrolling Service Award Gordon joins an elite group at North Avoca with two other existing 50 year Patrol service award holders, John Roderick and Paul Johnston. All 3 members Patrol Captains and still patrolling and very active within our club. The awards were presented by local member Adam Crouch. Thank you Gordon, Paul and John and your families for all those years of service and all you have done for our club!