Club History

Below is a brief history timeline of the Sandon Point Surf Lifesaving Club.

1961 – Sandon Point Surf Life Saving Club was officially opened
1965 – In June the our first club house is burnt down
1966 – On 18 December 1966 the southern portion of the club was officially opened by G.Grant President of SLSI
1972 – Toilet block was erected on the northern side of the club house at a cost of $5000
1980 – Sandon Point nearly closed by Surf Life Saving NSW. It was saved by Trevor Mott, Tim Gripton and Terry Hagan
1982 – The timber balcony was erected by Wollongong TAFE student development program
1994 – An old fridge burnt out and exploded setting fire to the inside of the club house
1995 – Members painted internal walls and improved security and storage of the building
1999 – Club house was bag & rendered, electrical and amenities upgraded at a cost of $60,000
2013 – Club house was re-opened after being extensively renovated at a cost of $3.7 million.

Life Members

Jack McCosker

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Fred Misdom

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Anthony Ryan (Midnight)

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Tony Hagan

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Peter Haines

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Tim Gripton

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Terry Hagan

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Lorrae Catchpole

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Scott Baines

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