Friday 11th November 2022

With another weekend looking to shape up as a nice one, the beach and it surrounds are sure to busy. To all members giving up their time to Patrol our Beach this weekend – THANK YOU!! If you are around and can spare some time, I am sure the below patrols would be grateful for some extra eyes and hands over the weekend.
On Patrol this weekend:
Saturday 12th November
Patrol 12 led by Leoni Graham
Patrol 13 led by Peter Ingle and Victoria O’Halloran
Sunday 13th November
Patrol 10 led by Paul Fraser
Patrol 11 led by Lance Brooks
Don’t forget you can also join our Manly LSC Super Subs Facebook page.
If you have not yet completed your proficiency for this season, below are list of dates that are remaining for you to complete. Please remember you need to register online through your Surf Life Saving members portal and complete the online components prior to attending one of these sessions.
We can not  run random ones onto December like previous years so please prioritise attending these dates.
  • Saturday 12th November
  • Saturday 26th November
This Sunday is your last chance to complete your IRB proficiency for the season.
Date: 13th November 2022
Times: 6:30am-7:30am
Set for the folowing dates and sessions, please email chiefinstructor@manlylsc.com with your preferred date and time. Note each session does have a maximum of 5 candidates so please get in quick, you will be advised if the session is full and offered an alternative time.
  • 13th November 2022
  • 27th November 2022
  • 9:00am-9:40am
  • 9:50am-10:30am
  • 10:40am- 11:20am
  • 11:30am-12:10pm
Dates: Monday 5th and Thursday 8th December
Times: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Attendance is Mandatory at both sessions and also a pre-course work book must be completed 1 week prior (Monday 28th November)
  • Thursday 17th November 6-9pm
  • Saturday 19th November 6-8:30am
  • Sunday 27th November 6-8:30am
  • Sunday 4th December 7-11:30am
  • Sunday 11 th December assessment 8-10am (possibly can do session 6-8am)
You must be able to attend all sessions and spaces are limited and priority will be given to patrols with limited IRB crews.
Northern Beaches Branch SLS School are running a condensed SRC/Bronze course in January. This does cost about $350 and you are required to be a member of a Surf Life Saving Club. The link below to their jot form for registration outlines all information and requirements very clearly.
If you would like to complete, register with them. Please note if you have any questions you will need to contact the SLS  Northern Beaches Branch SLS School – Mechelle Hare. https://form.jotform.com/222957661961871
This weekend the Nutri Grain Iron Series Trials are being held at Tugun SLSC. There are limited spots available to compete in the series. Manly is being represented by Georgia Singleton, Ella Garrett, and Wes Gould. We have club coaches Lachlan Bruce and Ky Hurst attending to look after the team and they will be supported by Glenn Stone who is towing the trailer up. These 3 have been training for 6 months for these trials.
Good Luck Team, we will be following your progress.
Also, this weekend is the 2nd round of the Bennett Fast Fives Dee Why. Good Luck to Team Manly competing at this one.
Surf Life Sydney Northern Beaches this week announced the Interbranch team to compete at Shelley Beach on the Central Coast at the NSW Interbranch Championships on the weekend of 3rd and 4th December. Congratulations to the following members that have gained selection in the team; Hannah Huisman, Henry Whitehead, Jess Oakhill, Luka Gordan, Elisha Cuthbert, Nicholas Stacker, Phoebe Lechner, Rachel Kember (Crerar) and Cooper Robinson.
Have you seen a group of members marching up and down the beach on a Monday night? This is a newly formed March Past team that is training hard for the Manly Carnival and State Championships. Kaija Wall and Elaine Kindred got together to recreate the historic team with a guest coach.
The team includes former President Chris Bell, current president Victoria O’Halloran, Club Captain Rebecca Crawford, Treasurer Craig Haskins, plus Jane McLeod, Michelle Gamble, Mari Notaras, Sally Alderson, Kathryn Watts, Leanne O’Neill and many more.
On Sunday afternoon, 20th November 2022 the club is hosting a function to thank all Club’s sponsors who are; Wharf Bar Manly Beach, Channel 7, Belle Property, Harris Farm, GJ Gardner, Wirsol, Aqua Home Loans, The Kelly Group, Betty’s Burgers and Solar Choice. In particular we are celebrating more than 20 years’ support from Channel 7 and Harris Farm. If you have contacts at any of our Sponsors and would like to attend please email admin@manlylsc.com
You might have started to see Cole Classic advertising about Manly… It’s time to enter the Cole Classic 2023. Step up to the challenge no matter what level swimmer you are! The 1km swim is perfect for the newbies or a leisurely swim, whilst a step up to the 2km or even 5km ocean swim might be on the cards, if you’re ready for the challenge? Enter now www.coleclassic.com.au
This event is a key fundraiser for the club and we look forward to your to your support as volunteers to continue the race’s success. Put the date in your diary!
Ou games night has been postponed for November 18 however U15-18’s we will be going for a fun paddle/swim at 5pm and then having pizza instead in the club house. Look forward to seeing you all there!
Surf Life Saving New South Wales (SLSNSW) is excited to invite nominations for the 2022/23 Youth Opportunity Makers Workshop.
The workshop is geared towards creating greater awareness of opportunities and individual abilities in 15-17 year old members. Branches are encouraged to use this workshop as a way of recognising members who have the potential to further develop skills by working with like-minded young members.
The workshop will be held from Tuesday 11th April to Thursday 13th April 2023, at the Collaroy Centre on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. SLSNSW will cover costs of flights, accommodation, meals and activities for those members attending the workshop.
Aims of the workshop include:
  • Provide opportunities for ideas to be exchanged in a fun learning environment
  • To create awareness of current issues, pathways and opportunities.
  • To promote teamwork, communication skills and goal setting
  • To develop confidence and self-esteem in a supportive environment whilst positively recognising members.
Participants will take part in focused learning, presentations as well as fun activities and challenges.
Applications close on Monday 30th January. If you are interested in applying, please email Mel Brock our Director Member Services and Youth.
If you have any club related news that you’d like to have included in our weekly newsletter, please email admin@manlylsc.com
November 12th and 13th KNG Iron Series Trials – Tugun SLSC
November 12th – Round 2 Bennett Board Fast Fives – Dee Why
November 12th – Round 3 Sydney Water Surf Series – Kiama Downs SLSC
November 18th MLSC Youth Night – MLSC
November 19th – Round 4 Sydney Water Surf Series – Bulli
November 19th – Freshwater Masters.
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