Bronte Surf Lifesaving Club

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Bronte
Full name Bronte Surf Life Saving Club
Founded 1903
Members 500 senior, 250 junior

The Bronte Surf Lifesaving Club is situated on Bronte Beach, a beach in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, Australia.

During the 1890s, local residents and surfers saw the need to educate and train people in lifesaving techniques due to frequent mishaps taking place in the dangerous rips and currents of Bronte and the nearby Tamarama beaches. The club was founded in 1903 and the movement has since spread to other parts of New South Wales and the rest of the country. The club's claim to be the world's first of its kind was reinforced when a time capsule buried in February 1931 was uncovered and it contained a document signed by club officers agreeing that Bronte was and the first.[1]

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