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Annual General Meeting 

Reminder that our AGM is this Friday. Please see the details below.

WHEN: Friday 18th June 2021
TIME: 5:30pm Rego for a 7pm Start
WHERE: The Sorrento Surf Life Saving Club

Please see the 2020/21 Annual Report here on our website - http://www.soslsc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Annual-Report-Final-Copy.pdf 
 
Please also see the Proposed amendments to the Club Constitution here on our website  
http://www.soslsc.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Amendment-to-Club-Constitution.pdf
 
If you have any questions about the annual report, please send an email to admin@sorrentoslsc.org.au.

Sorrento SLSC WA 

June 2021
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SLSWA Awards of Excellence 

Congratulations to our members that won the below awards at the Surf Lifesaving WA Awards of Excellence on Saturday. We are so proud of you all!

Members Health and Wellbeing

I have done up a page for our members to access to support their health and wellbeing on our website.
You can access tips and recourses to help and support you. You can also check out our club peer support workers contact details and how they can help you.

At Sorrento Surf Lifesaving Club, we support the work of its members and in line with this, values and cares for the health and wellbeing of its members. We know during these difficult times of COVID 19 it has had a major effect on our lives. Many of us are facing challenges that can be stressful, overwhelming, and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Good mental health and wellbeing allows you to live your life in a positive and meaningful way and cope with life’s changes and challenges.

Things will be added weekly but for now you can check it out here - http://www.soslsc.com/memberwellbeing/

Jess Hampton
Admin Manager
Sorrento SLSC WA

Youth News

Livelighter Paddle Challenge
On Sunday 13th June, a group of Youth paddlers completed their first race, the Livelighter Paddle Challenge.  Huge Congratulations to our intrepid Youth Ski Squad that did us proud on Sunday!! Well done all.
 
The morning kicked off in the dark with the trailer and crew arriving just after 6am. Like a well oiled machine the youth, mentors, parents and coaches quickly unpacked the trailer, registered and were ready to race. There were a few nerves at the outset being lined up on the river in starting grids. The 9 club skis lined up looked particularly awesome. Seeing the likes of the K3 and K2’s power off the line provided a whole new insight into paddling and flat water racing on a 6km out and back course.
 
With the Sorento group all finishing within 7min of each other it was a great tactical race. Kai Belmont took out 4th Junior Male in the 6km & Lani Baxter 2nd Junior Female. Congrats Kai & Lani.
 
With Race #1 of the 6 race series for Youth Development Squad completed we move back to our home beach for the next 5 races of the series. More information to come shortly on Registration for Race #2, this will be the Short Course of the Indian Ocean Paddlers Winter Race.
 
Race Location: Sorrento SLSC
Checkin: 6am, Saturday 19th June
Race Start: 7am
 
This race will be free to Youth and we are just working through registration details and will send these through soon.
Please reply to the FB page for an expression of interest in Race #2, IOP Short Course at Sorrento.
 
Thank you to the fantastic Coaches & Mentors for their help on the day.
 
Planning times for SRC and Bronze courses for Sept-Oct 2021 School Holidays
SRC:  Monday 27th Sept to Saturday 2nd Oct (first week of school holidays)
Bronze:  Monday 4th Oct to Saturday 9th Oct.  (second week of school holidays)
 
More detailed timings will be available closer to the course dates.  Please register your interest with Jess ASAP to facilitate planning for trainers.
 
Youth Training Sessions
This week:
Tuesday 630AM Ski
Tuesday 5PM Core/Run
Wednesday 430pm Board
Thursday 630AM Ski
Thursday 5PM Core/Run
Friday 430pm Board
Sat 7AM Ski (IOP Race)
 
NOTE:  Ski training for those who have completed the Ski induction course
 
The Youth Committee

Woodside Nippers

On Saturday evening I had the honor and pleasure to receive the Woodside Nipper Club of the Year award on behalf of our awesome team. It will be soon hanging in the club for all of our members to admire. 
 
Unfortunately, I was unable to take the whole team to the night because it’s so huge but  we had a good representation.
 
I somehow had the microphone for a few minutes on the night and neglected to speak about the awesome team we have at Sorrento the hard work from all our Senior Age Managers, Assistant Age Managers, Coaches, Water Safety, our families, our set up and pack up crew and ourBBQ volunteers. Without all of your involvement this would not have been possible so I thank you all in the role you play.
 
It’s really important that we are all proud of our achievement because it’s taken a huge amount of work to get here.
 
We are the Woodside Nipper Club of the Year!!!!!!!!!
 
The biggest thank you is to our wonderful Nippers, the way you have all embraced the mighty green machine and the commitment to testing yourselves and having a crack at all age groups on Sunday's mornings and throughout the week at our many training sessions is inspiring. 
 
Congratulations to Ron Morris for receiving the presidents award for his commitment to surf and our club and to Garry Bunford for the Official of the year!
 
I’d also like to acknowledge our other club finalists on the night your all winners in our eyes!

The SunSmart WA Pool Rescue State Championships are being held at HBF Arena Joondalup over the weekend of 26 & 27 June 2021 with events on Saturday 26 June starting with warm up at 10.30am and at 7.30am on Sunday 27 June 2021.

Calling all Sorrento Youth, Seniors and Masters athletes to get involved. We have a huge group of Juniors - let's show them how good the seniors and masters are and what it means to be a part of team green.

ENTRY INFORMATION
Entries will close at 5pm Thursday 17 June with no late entries accepted.
Entry is $40 per competitor.

Competitors compete in the age group they raced during the 2020/2021 season (if you were U/10 in the Summer Season you will again race as an U/10 in the Pool Rescue State Champs).
ENTER HERE:

https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSfDw9xGwBekbJ.../viewform

Thanks, 

Keiron Burke 
Junior Director

So Cafe Menu - Wednesday 

Chicken Parmigiana
Beef and Sauerkraut Casserole
Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad
Rice
Chips
Salad

Adults - $15
Kids - $10

Bookings to barmanager@sorrentoslsc.org.au or on the link below. 

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