Club History


Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land we are working on, the Whadjuk people. We would like to pay respect to the Elders of the Noongar nation, past, present and future, who have walked and cared for the land and we acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contributions made to the life of this club and this region.


History of Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club

The Surf Life Saving movement in Western Australia was founded at Cottesloe Beach in 1909 (after originating at Bondi Beach in 1907) in response to a few drowning incidents on the beach. Over the next 20 years several additional clubs commenced operations around the metropolitan and regional coast.

Officially, Yanchep Surf Life Saving Club was founded in 1991. Situated off Brazier Road, the club operated out of what is now affectionately known as “The Shack on the Hill”. Not ideally located for rescue services, the shack is perched high on the hill between the Lagoon and Rafts beach.

The City of Wanneroo generously built the facility we now operate out of between 2015 and 2017, starting the 2017/18 season at this incredible facility.

If you have any information, photos or memorabilia on any aspect of the Club since it began. We would love to hear from you. Contact the club with your details,

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Woodside Nippers

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Youth Program

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