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NORTH AVOCA SLSC FAQ’s

How do I contact the Office of North Avoca SLSC?2020-11-25T08:10:17+11:00

Phone: 02 43 843602
Email: office@naslsc.com.au

How do I become a member of North Avoca SLSC?2020-11-25T08:09:54+11:00

Returning member
Wanting to renew your membership? Please visit our Members Services Page

New Member
We welcome all new members at North Avoca SLSC, if you would like to become a member please head to our Members Services Page

Who is the best person to contact?2020-11-25T08:08:30+11:00

Please visit our Contact Us page

How can I find out information on COVID safe SLSC?2020-11-25T08:06:08+11:00

Access the SLSNSW Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates HERE

How do I find updates from the club?2020-11-25T08:08:05+11:00

All updates/ cancellations for club events will be posted on;

North Avoca SLSC Facebook Page

North Avoca SLSC Instagram Page

Social media feeds on the North Avoca SLSC website homepage.

How do I view the club newsletter?2020-11-25T08:07:03+11:00

Please visit our life Saving Page for all of our current seasons Newsletters

How do I access the members portal?2020-11-25T08:06:37+11:00

Access the members portal by clicking HERE

How do I become a supporter or sponsor of North Avoca SLSC?2020-11-25T08:05:40+11:00

North Avoca SLSC always welcomes new supporters and sponsors. Without our sponsors we would not be able to continue to run our club effectively and purchase much needed lifesaving equipment to help protect our community.

For more information on our supporters and sponsorship programs please visit our Supporters page or contact us supporters@naslsc.com.au

How can I get more involved in the club as a volunteer, who can I speak to about it?2020-11-25T08:05:13+11:00

North Avoca SLSC is always looking for new volunteers to help out, if you are interested in becoming a volunteer or joining the committee please email  our club president president@naslsc.com.au or the office office@naslsc.com.au

Does North Avoca Surf Club have SIPS of a Sunday? Can I bring visiting relatives or friends?2020-11-25T08:04:38+11:00

Absolutely!

All of our members, families, friends and wider community are welcome to join us for SIPs of a Sunday afternoon upstairs in the club house and on the balcony overlooking the glorious North Avoca Beach from 5pm-7pm.

How do I get a patrol swap?2020-11-25T08:04:05+11:00

Through the NASLSC patrol swap Facebook page and/or

Email our club administrator office@naslsc.com.au to put a notice on the fortnightly newsletter.

How do I know what patrol I am on?2020-11-25T08:03:08+11:00

At the beginning of each new patrolling season, the patrol roster and members are emailed to patrolling members from our Director of Life Saving.

If you have not received the current season patrol roster please email, lifesaving@naslsc.com

How do I know what dates my patrol is rostered on for?2020-11-25T08:02:42+11:00

Please select Patrol Roster on our Life Saving Page to see the current season’s patrol roster

What time does Patrol Start and Finish?2020-11-25T08:01:42+11:00

Our hours of volunteer patrols vary slightly according to the time of the year:

Outside of Christmas School Holidays
Patrols operate between 9am and 5pm.

During Christmas School holidays
Patrols operate between 9am and 6pm

What months of the year do patrol members, patrol North Avoca Beach?2020-11-25T08:01:05+11:00

Volunteers patrol North Avoca beach all weekends and public holidays between September school holidays and Anzac Day or the last weekend of the Easter School Holiday (whichever is the later).

I’m not overly confident in the ocean but would like to join a patrol. Is this possible?2020-11-25T08:00:44+11:00

Yes!

On every patrol there are a variety of roles that need to be filled including First Aid officers and radio operators. Members who aren’t yet confident in the ocean can gain the qualifications and, in these areas, whilst building their skills in the ocean.

How can I see what courses I can participate in?2020-11-25T08:00:23+11:00

Log into the members portal by clicking HERE

Then select ‘eLearning’ from the tool bar at the top of the page
Once you are in your ‘eLearning’ page from the left-hand menu select Training Library.

Available courses for you to complete should then appear.
Any questions please email our Director of Education: education@naslsc.com.au

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I would like more information on completing my Bronze Medallion. Who should I contact?2020-11-25T07:59:53+11:00

North Avoca embraces any new or existing members wanting to complete their bronze medallion and join one of our volunteer patrols.

For more information on the bronze medallion course you can:

When is the next Bronze Medallion course scheduled to start?2020-11-25T07:59:32+11:00

You can view when our next bronze course is beginning by visiting our Club Calendar.

You can also  contact our Director of Education education@naslsc.com.au or our office office@naslsc.com.au

 

How long does nippers go for?2020-11-25T07:59:07+11:00

Months that our Nipper program runs at North Avoca
Our Nipper program runs mid-October to March with a break over the Christmas and New Year period.

Nippers is held on a Sunday morning

Under 6 and Under 7s
Our program runs from 9am to 10am each Sunday

Under 8s and older
Our program runs from 9.30am to 11am each Sunday

How do I find out who my age manager is and how to contact them?2020-11-25T07:58:32+11:00

Visit our Nippers Page on our website and select our Nipper Age Managers on our Contact Us Page to see our current seasons Nippers Age Managers and how to connect with them.

How do I know what age group my child is in for nippers?2020-11-25T07:58:09+11:00

Visit the Nipper page under and select our Age Groups Page to see what age group your nipper will be in for this current season.

When do I have to wear a pink rash vest?2020-11-25T07:56:36+11:00

Pink fluro rash vests must be worn for all Sunday nippers, club scheduled training and all competition events (some events such as State or Australian titles may provide competitors with a different colour fluro vest that vest is to be worn during that specific event).

Do I have to wear a club skull cap during competition?2020-11-25T07:54:54+11:00

Competition caps, colours and designs, must be approved and registered with the relevant State Centre and SLSA. Only registered colours and designs shall be permitted to be worn. In team events competitors must wear matching cap (and/or helmet) colours and design.

I lost my competition club cap how do I order a new one?2020-11-25T07:54:33+11:00

To order a new skull cap, please visit our online uniform shop. If you are able to locate a skull cap and a competition is near you can also contact our club office office@naslsc.com.au

How do I order any new uniforms?2020-11-25T07:54:11+11:00

To order a new club or competition uniforms, please visit our online Shop to purchase new club, competition and patrol uniforms

You can also contact our club office office@naslsc.com.au with any further questions.

Where do I find out if a carnival is cancelled?2020-11-25T07:53:49+11:00

All updates/ cancellations for club events will be posted on;

North Avoca SLSC Facebook Page

North Avoca SLSC Instagram Page

Social media feeds on the North Avoca SLSC website homepage.

What are the minimum patrolling hours required to compete in any surf sports competitions?2020-11-25T07:52:04+11:00

To be eligible to compete for North Avoca SLSC in any carnivals you must:

Hold a current bronze medallion

Competed a minimum of 25 hours by the 31st December of the current season.

When do I have to wear a pink rash vest?2020-11-25T07:51:37+11:00

Pink fluro rash vests must be worn for all club scheduled training and all competition events (some events such as State or Australian titles may provide competitors with a different colour fluro vest that vest is to be worn during that specific event).

Do I have to wear a club skull cap during competition?2020-11-25T07:48:58+11:00

Competition caps, colours and designs, must be approved and registered with the relevant State Centre and SLSA. Only registered colours and designs shall be permitted to be worn. In team events competitors must wear matching cap (and/or helmet) colours and design.

I lost my competition club cap, how do I order a new one?2020-11-24T17:37:13+11:00

To order a new skull cap, please visit our online uniform shop. If you are able to locate a skull cap and a competition is near you can also contact our club office office@naslsc.com.au

How do I order any new uniforms?2020-11-24T17:36:54+11:00

To order a new club or competition uniforms, please visit our online Shop to purchase new club, competition and patrol uniforms

You can also contact our club office office@naslsc.com.au with any further questions.

How do I know which age group I am in?2020-11-24T15:39:06+11:00

Each area of surf sports has specific age groups that apply to that event.

If you are a nipper competitor
Please visit our Nipper Age Group Page

If you are a Youth competitor
Please visit our Surf Sports Youth Page

If you are a Senior/ Master competitor
Please visit our Masters/Seniors Page

If you are an IRB competitor
Please visit our IRB Racing Page

If you are a Boat Crew competitor
Please visit our Surf Boats Page

For more information refer to Surf Sports Manual (36th edition) August 2020 update found on the members portal.

You can also contact our Director of Surf Sports at surfsports@naslsc.com.au

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