To save lives, create great Australians and build a better community.
Narooma Surf Life Saving Club is one of seven clubs in the Far South Coast Branch. Our club was re-formed in 1981 with the charitable purpose to practice and promote surf lifesaving and the application of first aid, in line with that of Surf Life Saving Australia. Narooma Surf Life Saving Club encourages the spirit of friendship and good social responsibility amongst members. We ensure beachgoers are safe at our beach and surrounding areas and provide surf safety education. The funds we raise help us achieve that purpose. Main Beach was the popular choice for bathers, and its dangers also became apparent. A small group of experienced, regular surfers came together to help people who needed rescuing.
Volunteer lifesavers continue to keep our coastline safe. The red and yellow flags patrol Main Beach from September to April on weekends and Public Holidays. A call out team also responds to emergencies
throughout the year.
The Nippers program for 5 to13-year olds ensures that the next generation learn the valuable life skills and knowledge which may one day save their life, or even perhaps the life of another.
Narooma Surf Club is located at Main Beach (sometimes referred to as Surf Beach), in the scenic and hilly coastal town of Narooma. Narooma, originally Nooroma, is derived from the Aboriginal word meaning ‘clear blue waters’.
The beach lies on the south side of Wagonga Heads, and runs south for 750m to a low rocky headland, which is home to Narooma Cemetery. Rocks also occur in the surf in front of the clubhouse and dominate the northern end of the beach. Access is provided by a road to the centre of the beach where the surf club is located. Little Lake backs the southern half of the beach and runs out next to the club which is popular with young kids. A caravan park lies on the north side of the lake and car parking is provided along the road up to and in front of the surf club.
Surf Beach has a safety rating of 7, (1 being the most safe and 10 being the least safe).
Narooma club colours are red, black and white.