JOIN US FOR SEASON 2021/22

Shoalhaven Heads SLSC welcomes our community across the Shoalhaven  to join our family friendly and inclusive  club. We also encourage anyone who is a part time resident on a regular basis to consider joining to become  a patrolling member or as a nipper family when you are here at your cabin or holiday home at weekends or over holidays.

NIPPERS UPDATE 5 NOV 2021-We’re  starting on Nov  28 2021

Rego for Juniors and parents and other volunteer categories opens Tues 9 November 2021 see our front page post  for information. Please complete your regos online by 25 Nov and before the Nippers age group water skills assessment session at Shoalhaven Heads Pool ( Nov 28th @10.30am)

PAGE UPDATED  20 October 2021: With the NSW GOV  roadmap out of COVID  easing restrictions on sporting and community organisations we are able to start the Bronze Medallion Training Course this week and plans are progressing fast to get Nippers underway by December 5th . Our JAC Kim will post a news update shortly and an email will go to current families with our plans for rego as they are finalised.

UPDATE 17 Sept  2021: Due to continuing NSW Health  restrictions on our locality  which also prevents participation in Community Sport (including SLS activities)  we  are delaying  registrations for  Junior Nippers and other new member categories until  future dates TBC .

Current patrolling members please renew before your first patrol or by 30th Sept 2021 and pay your fees by 31/10/21 to comply with SLS insurance requirements .

Senior Patrol memberships and  registration of  trainees for Bronze Medallion or Surf Rescue Cert courses can be made at any time throughout Sept-April and we will advise of the date of the next course.

COVID – We have policies and procedures in place for maintaining safe activities for all members of the club that reflect current multi government advice and developed in partnership with Surf life Saving Australia and Surf Life Saving NSW our governing bodies.

SLSA MEMBER INSURANCES No member ,adult or junior , is covered by SLSA insurances until all admin requirements are complete. This includes payment and supplying proof of ID age documents .

Each  membership application for 2021/22 will be reviewed  by Club Board of Directors prior to approval. You are not a member until confirmation of your club membership is received by email/sms

We have a club “parent joins too” policy for Junior Nippers Activities where at least one parent/guardian must also register as  a club Associate General (Social) Member

All memberships are done  online through the central Surf Life Saving Australia website  and then linked through to our club administration.

Each adult and  child member needs to lodge a separate personal membership application.

If you are a new member or renewing member  use the membership links at options 1 or 2 below.

If you need help using the online membership portals please refer to  SURF LIFE SAVING MEMBERSHIP USER GUIDE If you have ongoing  issues with registering online you’ll need to lodge a service help request to  the online  SLS IT help desk. Our Club Registrar, Nicky, can also assist with checking your prior membership details and non tech related items registrar@headssurf.com.au

JOIN AS  A NEW MEMBER/ RE-NEW YOUR EXISTING MEMBERSHIP ONLINE

1.NEW MEMBERS (who have never been a member of any surf club in Australia even as a nipper)

Use this link      NEW MEMBER JOINING A SURF CLUB FOR FIRST TIME

At the first page after clicking on JOIN select : Surf Life Saving and our club: “Shoalhaven Heads” then follow the processes for registration and payments

Families can make rego process easier as there is option  to  group your family together under a primary registered adult member .

Each child and each adult has to enrol an individual  membership

You’ll need to create a member user account profiles for each adult and also for senior Nippers/Cadets 13+  doing  the Surf Rescue Cert or Bronze Medallion Patrol Awards. This login will give you access to update basic  personal information and access member-only organisational and training  resources relevant to being a member.

Don’t forget to send image copy of  each child and adult members’ Proof of Age id card or document to registrar@headssurf.com.au

2. RENEWALS FOR EXISTING/PAST MEMBERS

Use this link            SURF LIFE SAVING MEMBERS AREA 

If you haven’t already created a  member user account in a previous season you will need  one  to renew this year.

3. FEES and PAYMENTS  FOR MEMBERSHIP,TRAINING,CLUB  UNIFORM,CARNIVAL ENTRY AND CLUB SOCIAL EVENTS

All membership fees must be paid at time of registration when you complete the online enrolment. (ignore the system message that says don’t pay yet) .The fee amount includes a Surf Life Saving Capitation Fee of $17.70 and SLSA member insurances.

All membership fees must be paid at time of registration when you complete the online enrolment.

ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHER Do not use bank card or transfer if you are redeeming  an Active Kids Voucher for a Nipper/Cadet membership/join fees use this link  Guide to Redeem Active Kids Voucher

MEMBERSHIP FEES 2021/22

Patrolling Member over 21   $50

Patrolling Member Cadet 15+ to 21yrs with or commencing Bronze Medallion in 2021/22    $50

Cadet 13+ to 14 $40 (with SRC award or commencing SRC award course in Feb 2022)

Individual Junior Nipper 5-13  $50

General (Social) Member $35    (for Parents of Nippers 5-13yrs joining as our “parent joins too” policy requirement)

Associate Member/other volunteer  $50  (who is not a parent of a Nipper 5-13yrs)

Life Member Non fee paying concession or if chooses, a voluntary contribution.

NSW ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS are accepted for membership of Nippers and Cadets 5-18 in full time education, if eligible. The value in the payment option is  the full voucher amount.The club cannot do refunds for any voucher payments .

HOW TO PAY

a) Use the  Payment Option tabs  in the new member rego portal or, if a renewing member, in the members area portal.

There is a link to a club price list. “Shoalhaven Heads” is the selected entity to pay then list in detail each member and items you are paying for .

You can also use this direct link  to the Surf Life Saving Australia WESTPAC SECURE E-PAYMENT GATEWAY  

You will receive a receipt please forward this to the club registrar : registrar@headssurf.com.au

👀👀👀👀 IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO BE COMPLETED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION and BEFORE MEMBERSHIP IS VALIDATED and ACCEPTED by CLUB and SLSA

  • CREATE A MEMBER USER ACCOUNT
  •    CREATE USER ACCOUNT .    You must use the exact name and  email address/mobile phone number you used on your membership rego. ie: don’t  use your nickname if you registered in your birth name. If you are unsure of these we can check the SLSA member database so   contact registrar@headssurf.com.au
  •  PROVIDE AN  GOVERNMENT ID DOCUMENT SHOWING DATE OF BIRTH  (NEW MEMBERS) by sending  image copy to club registrar at registrar@headssurf.com.au

.           JUNIORS: Birth Certificate or Passport

.          ADULTS 16+:  Birth Certificate, Drivers Licence or Passport

4. CLUB UNIFORM CLOTHING

Each Junior Nipper  must buy   compulsory safety clothing and wear at all sessions

1. Water safety rash vest @ $20

2. Nipper age cap @ $15

Each Bronze and SRC trainee must wear a compulsory water safety rash vest @ $20

A range of optional club clothing and patrol items  may also be available to  order through the clothing store at the club on Sundays 9.00-9.30am

5. BRONZE MEDALLION AND SURF RESCUE CERTIFICATE COURSES -Fees nil this season
Course includes  online learning course modules (separate provider platform access charge of $10) + on completion first basic patrol uniform (shorts, shirt and cap)
Cadet trainees 13-18  can use a NSW Active Kids Voucher for member fees if eligible for  2021/22
All  course  trainees must join the club as a member prior to courses starting and purchase a fluoro water safety rash vest @ $20

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

SLSA is a  advocate for keeping young people safe in our club and community and has  policies in place to protect all volunteers and members . Some club members helping regularly in roles with juniors are  required by the Club Executive to register for a Working With Children Check (WWCC) for volunteers in line with Surf Life Saving NSW Safeguarding Children and Office of the Children’s Guardian policies.

https://sls.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/6.04A_ChildSafeCommitment.pdf

https://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/child-safe-organisations/working-with-children-check

All MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO FOLLOW  THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF MEMBERSHIP AS SIGNED  WHEN REGISTRATION IS COMPLETED ONLINE (or as a manual form) & ACT in ACCORDANCE WITH THESE STANDARDS & WITH SHOALHAVEN HEADS SLSC INC CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS.

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