Club Achievements

Congratulations to all our members for their efforts, each of you have made a signficant contribution towards the Club's achievements. 

2015 Ballina Coast and Hinterland Business Excellence Awards - Joint winners - Community and Social Service

2014 SLS Awards - NSW Overall Branch Club of the Year

Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore Surf Life Saving Club was awarded SLS Far North Coast Overall Branch Club of the Year and SLS NSW Club of the Year. Our club was also awarded FNC Branch Administration Club of the Year (Overall), FNC Branch Education Club of the Year (Overall), Runner-Up FNC Junior Club of the Year and Runner-Up FNC Surf Sports Competition Club of the Year.

Club Member Stephen Perris was awarded SLS FNC Branch Senior Lifesaver of the Year and was a finalist in that category at the State Awards of Excellence, together with Hugh Bundock in the category of Young Lifesaver of the Year (Under 19) and Rod Balkin, Facilitator of the Year (for the third year running).

2015 and 2014 SLS FNC Pool Rescue Competition

The Club was overall point score winner at the Branch Pool Rescue Comp held in May 2014 and May 2015. A team of over 20 club competitors, comprising members from across all age groups from Under 12 to Masters competed and resulted in the Club awarded Overall Point Score winners or both 2014 and 2015.

2012 SLS Awards -SLS NSW and SLSA Club of the Year


Over 270 guests descend on The Westin Hotel in Sydney to honour Surf Life Saving’s best and bravest at the 2012 Surf Life Saving Australia Awards of Excellence. Surf lifesavers and club members from NSW did exceptionally well with Ballina Lighthouse and Lismore SLSC taking out top honours with the DHL Club of the Year.

The club was commended on its persistent commitment to continuous improvement in the face of many challenges, maintaining member engagement and achieving significant growth in membership during the 2011-12 period.

COY award