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Membership & Waiting List Information

Current Beach and Pool Memberships are Full. 

Add your children to our waiting list by clicking on the link below.

The Saltdean Swim & Surf Club season typically runs from May through to October where we are coaching the children through the Surf Life Saving Great Britain pathways.

Saturday Mornings 
Currently, we run two sessions on a Saturday morning:
Nippers, aged 8-12, Saturday’s 8.30-9.30
Juniors, aged 13-16, Saturday’s 9.45-10.45

Membership Fee’s

Are confirmed at the start of each season. 

Funded Places
Every year we fund 20% of places through the club for those that need it most. If you require any financial assistance with joining the club / taking part in our activities, please email us (email below), and we will handle your request in the strictest of confidence.

Ability Requirements
- All members must be able to swim 50m unaided
- Tread water for three minutes unaided
As part of our insurance and affiliation to SLSGB, we must see the children perform these activities. 

To take part in our activities, the children must have:
- A full wetsuit covering full arms and legs
- Wetsuit boots
- Goggles – optional

At all sessions, all children should also bring a towel, warm clothes for before / after the session and water / snacks as needed.


Our membership is open to children in the local area comprising:
Ovingdean, Woodingdean, Rottingdean, Saltdean and Peacehaven. You must reside in this area to qualify for membership.

Membership Availability / Waiting List

If you would like your child to go on the waiting list should we be able to add more sessions led by our volunteers, please email complete this form so that we can add them to the wait-list. Please note that our waiting list is ordered by category (junior / nipper) and by date submitted. 

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to let us know

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on the beach through 2024!


The Saltdean Swim & Surf Club aims to ensure our courses and programmes support the inclusion of people of different abilities and backgrounds to join our club and learn to be safe at the beach and pool. 

Please do contact us if you have specific access or support requirements required for your child to take part so we can accommodate every child in our community.

You can email the team here

Waiting List 2024

Please complete this form with your child's name and age to register your interest in becoming a member of the Saltdean Swim & Surf Club.

Please note that to take part children will be tested that they can swim 50m unaided, tread water for 3 minutes and live in the local area. 

A Club for the Local Area

Membership to Saltdean Swim & Surf Club is only available to those living within the boundaries of Ovingdean, Woodingdean, Rottingdean, Saltdean and Peacehaven.

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