Presentation Night 2022/23 Awards

We had a great presentation night for juniors and seniors and guests.    Major club awards presented by Gareth Ward  MP for Kiama, Councillor Tonia Gray, representing Mayor & Shoalhaven Council , John Nellestein ,Heads Hotel Fishing Club, major club supporter, & Tom Gablonski ,Life Member. The highest awards of the night went to Karl Poulton & David Schofield who received The National Medal for 15 years of distinguished service in Life Saving& giving leadership , skill and support to our community. The main awards went to Senior Clubman: Eva   Cadet[…]

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2022/23 Presentation Night

We’re all looking forward to a fun night to celebrate all the season has been for us, with planning well under way thanks to our Club Directors. Our senior cadets are working up a great decor theme so we can all relax and enjoy the night…So get ready to rock up in your 60s beach party  movie styling  (aka the recent Disney version ) Bar will be open at reduced members rates and dinner buffet  is catered by South Coast Butcher’s  Pantry and Catering. Please get your tickets by 19[…]

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Flags Down for 2022/23

After rough weather over December and into the new year we finally  had great weather right through from end of January which bought calmer seas to the Heads. Shoalhaven Council had to do further remedial works on the dunes and foreshore to remediate storm damage and to improve access for beach visitors and to enable the club to get the Cab,IRB and equipment safely onto the beach. This alleviated a lot of  patrol planning concerns and the gentler slope to the access paths was also appreciated  by local community beach[…]

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Heads Hotel Fishing Club Monster Raffle Day

We had a fun day out supporting the Heads Hotel Fishoes Monster Raffle Day on Jan 4th. This is the biggest fund raiser event in the village and the Fishing Club as usual put on great all day show, which cumulated in the live Auction and raffle draw. The sun shone, such a brilliant change from the previous 3 years limited by bushfires, covid and rain. Our senior members get involved with selling raffle tickets in the run up to the day- at the beach, surf club markets and in our[…]

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New Year Restart

The return to sunnier days over the holiday period brought lots of visitors and locals  to the Heads. Huge thanks to all our patrolling members who have spread the workload over our regular Sunday patrols and the additional 5 public holidays over Christmas and New Year. This is a big commitment for a small club and we were supported by Australian Life Guard service on Christmas and Boxing Day and then by a trial initiative from SLSNSW where volunteers from other NSW clubs also patrolled with our 4 teams. Thank[…]

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We’ve hit Heads Beach for Season 2022/23

The first month of patrols are behind us and after a few chilly and damp sessions our 4 teams are looking forward to sunnier days.Beach access for our gear continues to be a difficult process due to ongoing storm erosion to the sand dune. Our board members have met with Shoalhaven Council officers to discuss remediation options for improving access. The current Bronze and SRC course trainees will complete their course learning modules and practical skills training in early December ready to join S’Heads patrols as Active volunteer life savers for[…]

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Planning for 2022/23

The Club AGM for 2021/22 was held on 24 July and a new board of directors elected to lead the club into the 2022/23 season. They represent every single member of the club across patrol life savers, Nippers and parents, and other supporters, so please reach out to them if you can help the club in any way or have ideas that will help the club grow towards our 60th year of service in 2025/26. We will now continue the work of the past board and start planning for the[…]

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Club Presentation Awards

For the first time in 2 seasons the club hall was packed on Saturday night to celebrate the end of Patrols and Nippers. Club Life Members Tom Gablonski, John Pentecost, Greg Woods, Clyde Poulton ,Noel Walton, Wes Davis and Karl Poulton attended .Chief guest and Member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips, presented the annual patrol and club awards for season 2021/22. Patrol Person Mark Adams Cadet Patrol Person Riley O’Carroll Patrol of the Year Patrol 3 (Captain Dan Wildi) Trainer of the Year Phil Paris-Browne Senior Club All rounder  Grahame Morrison Cadet[…]

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Combined Club Awards Presentation Night Saturday 30 April

As we head towards the final month of Patrols and Nippers, ending on Anzac weekend , we are planning a combined senior and juniors presentation night to celebrate everyone’s contribution to the club this year.  The evening, on Saturday 30th April, will start with Nippers awards at 5pm  and move onto seniors when dinner is served from 6.30. Members Bar will be open from 6pm. Our cadets have set “Grease’ as the theme , so dig out your rock n roll surf and pink lady gear and prepare to rock[…]

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Twilight Nippers and Club BBQ & Sippers this Friday, 17 December

The countdown to Christmas has begun . Nippers are finishing up for the holidays this Friday with a twilight session starting at 5pm followed by a club BBQ and Festive Sippers at the members bar from 6-ish. All club members and families are welcome to pop in for a bit or stay for a while.  Its been a huge effort by the club to get the season underway and this is our first chance to get everyone together off the beach and to relax before the holidays begin. It’ll help[…]

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