Lifeguard Patrols

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Beaches

All beaches are patrolled during the summer surfing season from 24 September 2016 until 25 April 2017. 

Nobbys Beach, Bar Beach and Merewether Beach are patrolled all year round.

For your own safety, please swim only at patrolled beaches.

Lifeguard Patrol Times

Newcastle Beach 

7am to 5.30pm                     24 September 2016 to 25 April 2017                                        

Stockton Beach 

9am to 5.30pm                     24 September 2016 to 25 April 2017  

Bar Beach, Nobbys Beach & Merewether Beach

9am to 5.30pm                     24 September 2016 to 30 October 2016
7am to 5.30pm                     31 October 2016 to 19 March 2017
9am to 5.30pm                     20 March 2017 to 25 April 2017

8am to 4.30pm                     26 April 2017 to 22 September 2017

Dixon Park Beach

9am to 5.30pm                     24 September 2016 to 30 October 2016
7am to 5.30pm                     31 October 2016 to 19 March 2017
9am to 5.30pm                     20 March 2017 to 25 April 2017

Beaches are patrolled on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays by Surf Lifesaving Clubs for 30 Weeks from 24 September 2016 to 25 April 2017.

Ocean Baths

Merewether and Newcastle Ocean Baths are open all year round, subject to maintenance and cleaning.

Lifeguard Patrol Times

Merewether Ocean Baths

9am to 5.30pm                24 September 2016 to 25 April 2017

Newcastle Ocean Baths

9am to 5.30pm                24 September 2016 to 25 April 2017
8am to 4.30pm                26 April 2017 to 22 September 2017