Facts About Collaroy
Collaroy was named after the S.S. Collaroy ran aground on the beach in 1881. Collaroy and Narrabeen beach stretch along the coast for 3.6km making it Sydney’s second longest beach. The Collaroy Surf Life Saving Club, with over 600 members is one of the largest clubs on the Northern Beaches and one of the largest in New South Wales, something to be proud of. Collaroy is also home to one of the Salvation Army’s largest conference and outdoor education centres in the area.
Our pristine beach is a place for humans, dolphins and whales to enjoy as well as a favourite resting place for sea eagles and pelicans. We can all do our bit to help maintain our piece of urban paradise by being environmentally aware especially when it rains and stormwater flows into our waterways. What you do at home can impact of our aquatic plants and animals, as well as creeks, lagoons and beaches creating poor water quality. Stormwater can carry pollutants such as chemicals from homes, herbicides, pesticides and fertilisers from gardens, leaves and lawn clippings. You can reduce your eco-footprint by talking to your local neighbourhood plumber about installing a rain water collection tank, utilising the sun’s energy and installing a solar hot water system. Having Plumber Collaroy clean out your storm water drain will also help prevent pollutants entering our waterways.