Who We Are

Nobby’s Beach Surf Life Saving Club is a small family oriented club that has been proudly serving the local community and patrolling Nobby Beach since 1954. Nobby’s Beach SLSC is a friendly and welcoming club of dedicated members that prides itself on delivering a high standard of surf lifesaving services as well as providing opportunities for the community to participate in surf sports, youth development and junior activities (nippers) programs.

Nobby’s Beach SLSC patrols every weekend and on public holidays over the summer season. We strive to uphold our mission and core objective of ensuring zero lives are lost during volunteer patrol services at Nobby Beach, as well as, supporting our volunteers in achieving their full potential and providing opportunities for the local community to experience the surf life saving movement.

Nobby’s Beach SLSC is extremely proud of our community outreach programs and partnerships with other similarly aligned community organisations including Albatross Nippers Inc. and providing access to Nobby’s Beach for all through our Beach Accessibility Program in conjunction with the City of Gold Coast.

Our Supporter’s Club boasts some of the best surf club facilities, food and service on the Gold Coast, and caters for a wide range of functions including weddings.

Please come and visit us and enjoy our beach, facilities and friendly atmosphere. New members and visitors are always welcome. See our supporters club website for information on our restaurant, bar and gaming facilities.

Why We Exist

Nobby’s Beach Surf Life Saving Club exists to uphold and fulfil our core purpose: to save lives.

As a community organisation we encompasses several diverse arms – lifesaving services, training & education, membership services, surf sports, fundraising and community services, all contributing to one overarching purpose.

Primarily we operate in and around the Nobby Beach locality, striving to create a welcoming environment while upholding the public safety at all times and ensuring no lives are lost whilst volunteer surf lifesaving are operating at Nobby Beach.

What We Do


Surf Lifesaving is at the core of why we exist and our purpose. At Nobby's Beach SLSC, we have a key focus on ensuring that all visitors to our beach stay safe whilst we are on patrol.


Nippers is a key area at Nobby's Beach SLSC ensuring that our kids are provided the education, skills and abilities to be confident in the surf and be able to utilise this knowledge to their advantage when in the water.


At Nobby's Beach SLSC, we have a specialised coaching team that provides opportunities for members stay fit, active and promote healthy habits across a range of surf sports disciplines.

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Youth Development

Young people are the future of surf lifesaving. A number of internal and external programs exist, along with events, and other opportunities for our youth to make friends and enjoy all surf lifesaving has to offer.



As a not-for-profit charity, fundraising is vital to the success of our ongoing operation. Throughout the year, the club participates in many initiatives including Support Our Savers Week (SOS), Summer Surf Program, as well as coordinating Golf Day’s, Race Day's and community other events.


Community Engagement

As an charitable organisation, our object is to provide for the community. In addition to patrolling services, Nobby's Beach SLSC has strong relationships with other community organisations as well as supporting the local community through initiatives such as the Beach Access Matting (pictured).