A session just for our little ones...have your students say hello to a real surf lifesaver.

Our Early Childhood Sessions have been created to provide young children, teachers and parents with education around coastal safety with our surf lifesavers.

Your children will meet our lifesavers virtually in these FREE 25-30 minute interactive sessions.

This program provides an opportunity for your children to say hello to a Surf Lifesaver and ask them lot's of questions. Lifesavers will introduce themselves and talk to your children about what they do at the beach. These interactive sessions will have your children helping our lifesavers at the beach and playing a game.

Beach safety learning is complemented by activity sheets and take home resources for your children and their family along with activity sheets.


About the program

  • FREE virtual 20-25 minute sessions
  • Meet our lifesavers and learn about what they do
  • Interactive sessions - lets play a game with our surf lifesaver!
  • Resources - activity sheets and take home resources for families
  • Teachers guide - lots of helpful information on coastal safety
  • Bookings available from September 2022


Don’t miss out on the opportunity for your little ones to meet a lifesaver!

What else would you like to exlore?

Ask a Lifesaver!

Are you working on an assignment, need a fact for a project you are trying to finish, or just out of curiosity would like your question answered by our lifesavers who are passionate about beach and ocean safety? Ask our Lifesavers!

Beach & Ocean Safety

Be prepared before you head to the beach and learn our useful tips to keep you, your family, your friends and your loved ones safe when you visit our beautiful coast!

How to stay safe at the beach

The beach is for everyone to enjoy. Knowing how to stay safe while at the beach will make sure that you and your family have the best day possible.

Learn about marine creatures

There are lots of amazing marine creatures that live in the ocean and on our beaches. What are the ones you should look out for when you visit the beach?

What is a surf lifesaver?

Each summer over 20,000 members of SLSNSW put on the iconic red and yellow uniforms at beaches across the state. So who exactly are these heroes in red and yellow? Let's find out!

What is a rip?

Rip currents are one of the biggest dangers at the beach. Knowing what a rip is, how to spot one and how to avoid one is key to staying safe at the beach.

What is a wave?

Waves can be fun. You can dive under them, jump over them, watch them gently roll to shore or be awed by their power as they crash on the beach. So how are they formed?

Get Creative!

Here you will find some fun, interesting and educational beach and ocean themed activities for kids. Get creative as you learn about staying safe at the beach and protecting our oceans and exploring through sensory play.

Explore a rock pool

Next time you're at the beach, head down to the rock pool and explore all the amazing aquatic and marine life.

Beach fun with the Minions!

Get the kids learning with the Minions! Free beach safety activity sheets and and posters for your kids. They will absolutely love them!

Annie & the Waves

Learn how to stay safe at the beach with our lifesavers Grace, Liam & Louise. They will take your children on a narrated journey with Annie as she goes on holiday to the beach.

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