Founded in 1959, False Bay Surf Lifesaving Club is one of South Africa’s pioneering lifesaving clubs, with a rich history and strong membership.

We train lifeguards, and do active voluntary lifeguard duty on Sunrise Beach, Muizenberg, Cape Town, preventing drowning incidents while the public enjoy the beach.
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Read about Club News on our Blog:

  • The 2014/2015 season AGM saw an end to an exciting and eventful duty and competition season for FBSLC! There were plenty of awards to be handed out and a number of events and people to be celebrated for their achievements over the past year. It......

  • After many months of designers arguing their personal opinions about clothing design and multiple back and forths with the suppliers, False Bay Surf Lifesaving Club is proud to finally announce the arrival of the new ladies’ bikini, in full club colours.     Nationals 2014......

  • Inter-provincials 2014 were hosted at Strand beach on the 19th of March and saw Western Cape competing against the likes of Kwa-Zulu Natal and the Eastern Cape with both junior and senior teams in action. The Western Cape team had two of False Bay’s very......

Artistic Eye

“The Wait” is a photoseries by London-based photographer Samuel Napper, who spent a day with our lifeguards.

“The Wait explores the limbo world between emergency call-outs and the psychological impact the cycle of tension, action and reflection has on those we call on at our worst possible moments.” Read more here.

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