About Us

ABOUT SANDON POINT SURF CLUB

Sandon Point Surf Life Saving Club was established in 1961 and is located in Bulli in the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. Sandon Point Beach is patrolled by volunteer lifesavers who give generously of their time to protect the many locals and visitors who frequently visit this popular beach. We would like to thank our members for their continued efforts to make our beach a safer place. 

OUR CORE VALUES AND PRINCIPLES

  • Preserve and safeguard life in the aquatic environment
  • Provide a positive environment for all members to enjoy
  • Inclusive not exclusive club by encouraging involvement and participation
  • One club policy: not to discriminate against any group within the club
  • Develop & educate today’s youth to increase active participation in the club’s future
  • Encourage a mutual respect between members
  • Create a sense of belonging and family
  • Constantly strive for new concepts, improvement and development
  • Maintain and develop a positive relationship with the Sandon Point Board Riders

Our History

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

Life Membership is the highest honour within a Surf Life Saving Club. Our life members are to be congratulated for their commitment to Surf Lifesaving and Sandon Point Surf Life Saving Club.

Jack McCosker

Fred Misdom

Anthony Ryan (Midnight)

Tony Hagan

Peter Haines

Tim Gripton

Terry Hagan

Lorrae Catchpole

Scott Baines

Geoff Smith

Darren Morris

Our Sponsors

We could not be able to operate without their generous support. If you’re interested in supporting our club, get in touch with us.

JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP AT SANDON POINT SURF CLUB

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