Director of Lifesaving

Tom Schneider |

General Information

  • Patrols generally commence in September each season
  • Tugun volunteer members patrol on Saturday and Sundays between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • There are 2 patrol times: 8:00 am – 12:30 pm  or  12:30 – 5:00 pm
  • Please remember to allow additional time before and after these times for set up and clean up.
  • Members must be a financial member of the club each season to undertake patrols.
  • Remember to sign the patrol roster sign in sheet so your hours are recorded.

Patrol Hours report

Patrol Roster

Skill Maintenance (Proficiency)

Patrolling members must undertake a skills maintenance each year to keep their awards current.

The dates for 2019-20 season (all sessions will start at 8.00 am) are:

  • Sunday, 8 September 2019
  • Sunday, 13 October 2019
  • Saturday, 9 November 2019
  • Sunday, 1 December 2019
  • Saturday, 14 December 2019

This season the online proficiency can be completed via the SLSA Members Portal. 

Guidelines for creating your SLSA Member Portal account are available from this link

Finding a Substitute

  • Members can make use of the closed Tugun SLSC Patrolling Members Facebook group to find patrol swaps / substitutes
  • Where possible remember to let your patrol captain know.
  • General rule “the member who signs into the patrol log will receive the patrol hours”

Uniform and Gear

  • Patrol Members must wear the correct Red and Yellow Quartered Cap, and patrol uniforms during patrol hours.
  • Patrol uniform should not be worn outside of patrol times or in the licensed areas of the club.
  • Please remember to tag out any defective gear, and report the defective gear to the Director of Lifesaving or Club Office
  • Designated patrol first aiders are requested to check the first aid kits at the start and end of each patrol, noting down any equipment used / to be replenished and clean any sand out of the kits.
  • Designated Advance Resuscitation personnel are requested to check the oxygen kits at the start and end of patrol noting down any equipment used / to be replenished and clean sand out of kits.