Welcome to the City of Bunbury SLSC

The City of Bunbury Surf Life Saving Club was founded in 1915 and was the second club to be established in Western Australia. Cottesloe SLSC was the first West Australian Surf Life Saving Club to be formed  in 1909.

Since those early days members have volunteered countless hours of Surf Patrol duty to keep Bunbury’s beaches safe for swimmers and surfers.  Members have performed numerous rescues and attended to thousand of major and minor first aid incidents, and to this day continue to enjoy the rich culture and proud tradition of the surf life saving movement.

The City of Bunbury SLSC is one of 311 Surf Life Saving Clubs in Australia with a total membership of over 165,820 members. We are affiliated with Surf Life Saving Western Australia (SLSWA).

Who can join The City of Bunbury SLSC?
Absolutely anyone! The club is a community based frontline rescue service and needs a membership of not only skilled male and female surf lifesavers, but also coaches, athletes, supporters, officials, and children aged between 5 (as of 1st October) and 13 for our Junior Activities Program.

What do you get out of being a member of the City of Bunbury SLSC?
Our club offers it’s members many useful skills and a great deal of satisfaction and enjoyment. As a member you can expect to:

  • Build teamwork skills
  • Meet a network of friends
  • Learn life saving skills
  • Get physically fit
  • Be competitive
  • Perform a vital job in the community
  • Access great facilities and resources

The club’s education and training programs, life saving and patrolling services, and surf sports breeds teamwork, camaraderie and a whole lot of fun!