Silver Salties

Margaret Kent (one of our Life Members and former President) and her husband, Tony, next to a Silver Salties flag.

Sandringham Life Saving Club are thrilled to be launching the Silver Salties program.  

Silver Salties is a physical activity and social connections initiative for older Australians designed by Surf Life Saving Australia and supported by Sport Australia’s Move It Aus – Better Ageing Program.  Silver Salties is designed for older Australians, however people of all ages can participate.

Watch this short video to hear more about this great initiative.

Surf Life Saving Australia Silver Salties introduction video.

Life Saving Clubs can choose to deliver one or more of the 20 Silver Salties programs on offer which include accessible, friendly, safe and fun activities at the clubhouse, beach, grassy foreshore and in the bay and caters for older Australians’ diversity in age, weight, mobility, fitness or experience. Silver Salties programs are tailored to suit local community interest, club capacity, setting and context.

Activities could include (but are not limited to) the following;

  • Yoga
  • Mat Pilates
  • Chair Aerobics
  • TaiChi
  • QiGong
  • Beach fitness
  • Walk & Talk
  • Beach Bocce
  • Group swimming
  • Swim confidence
  • Aqua fitness & mobility
  • Board skills
  • Paddle Boarding
  • Art/Sketching
  • Local History
  • Meditation
  • First Aid (for use in the home etc…) training sessions
  • Guest Speaker series
  • Volunteering at Sandringham Life Saving Club

We invite you to join us at our Open day on Friday 15th October. Due to current restrictions, this will be held via ZOOM. Please find the session outline below. We request that you fill out the Expression of Interest form to be contacted with zoom links and more information.

  • 9:30am Yoga
  • 10:30am Tai Chi
  • 11:30am Qigong
  • 1:30pm Pilates

We’d like to thank Bayside City Council and Surf Life Saving Australia for their funding to support this new initiative that enables all of the community to enjoy the Sandringham Life Saving Club and our amazing beach and foreshore.

We look forward to seeing you at our Open Day ZOOM sessions, but even more in person once current restrictions are listed. Even if you can’t attend the ZOOM Open Day, we’d love for you to fill in the Expression of Interest form so that we can develop activities that you would like to participate in and keep you up to date when we are launching our activities in the coming weeks and months.

Thanks and see you soon!