Fairhaven Leadership Retreat – Applications Now Open

The Youth and Leadership Development team are proud to again be running The Fairhaven SLSC Leaders Retreat (FLR). The project is designed to engage younger active members of the Club. It aims to develop leadership skills and help to reward current involvement in the Club as well as encourage continued contribution to Fairhaven.

Applications are now open – see how to apply HERE

Fairhaven SLSC Presentation Night 2017

Easter Sunday – 16th April

Sunset bar open from 5pm
Meals available from 5.30pm
(Last orders taken at 7.15pm)

Presentation to start at 8.15pm

Fairhaven IRB Camp 2017

Fairhaven will be running an IRB camp over the ANZAC day long weekend from the evening of Friday 21st April through to ANZAC Day, Tuesday 25th April!

Both the Silver Medallion IRB Driver and IRB Crew Certificate awards will be on offer as well as an ATV induction.

Places are strictly limited so please register your interest in attending the camp ASAP.

For more information, and to register, go to: IRB Camp Registration

LSV Leadership Development Workshop Reflection – Maddy Green

As a young female in lifesaving, I’m continually inspired by the incredible role models in our movement.

On the 23rd of February I was fortunate enough to attend LSV’s Leadership Development Workshop and meet one of such women, Kate Bell.

Kate was the first female, and youngest ever President of Mentone LSC and hearing about how she overcame the attitudes of some club members, and the positive change she was able to induce within her club opened my eyes to the impact a relatively young person can have within an organization, and made me question what I want my impact to be as I continue my development within lifesaving.

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Victorian Masters Championships – Lorne

The Fairhaven Sports Team competed at the Masters Championships at Lorne on Saturday Feb.11. In what can only be described as an amazing day, every single member of our competition team won a gold medal.

In total the team won 18 Gold 12 Silver & 5 Bronze medals on the day. An outstanding performance for a team of only 11 competitors.

Congratulations to all our Masters team members. You did our club proud.

Full Results

National Leadership College 2017 Reflection – Michael Henderson

In the second week of February this year, 28 young surf lifesavers began the week-long journey that was the 2017 SLSA National Leadership College.

As is often the case with programs of this nature, much of the week was an unknown quantity, and there was a feeling of nervous excitement across the assembled group from clubs across Australia.

All knew that the experience would push them outside of their comfort zone, and into a space where networks and lifelong connections would be formed, however few realised how significant the events of the week would be.

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Club Championships

Club Champs were held on Saturday 28th January with an excellent turn out of competitors across all age groups in some testing conditions.

Congratulations to all winners but also to all participants. It was a wonderful Championship with lots of enthusiastic competitors who conducted themselves in a manner befitting our club and its culture.

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