- Download patrol teams list here Patrol
Team for 2016-17
- Patrol Teams list with phone numbers - please email
obtain a copy (this will only be forwarded to current
The club will be conducting a MASS REFRESHER Saturday 12
November 2016 - Start time to be advised, however
please lock in this date.
Courses and Training
There are plenty of wonderful training oppourtunities available
this season. Please take time to consider whether or not you wish
to take advantage of these this season, as not all courses come
round every year.
Not only are these courses great for your advancement in the
Surf Lifesaving environment, many of them are part of the NZQA
framework, and look great on the CV if you wish to become a
regional guard in the future!
If you wish to be considered for any of the below courses please
contact Alice Sagar - firstname.lastname@example.org.
IRB Crew / Drivers
For those who have completed their Bronze qualification in the
last couple of seasons, you may wish to consider obtaining you IRB
Crewman Certification. Similarly, the club is really keen to get
some more IRB Drivers qualified this year!
Trainings 2pm Sundays at the club.
Instructors / Introduction to Surf Coaching
There are two more courses scheduled at Paekakariki this season
- both the Instructors Course (28 September 2015) and Introduction
to Surf Coaching (01 November 2015). If you find yourself helping
out with events such as Bronze Instruction, Nipper Training, or
other Surf Training you may wish to consider either of the
Whether you are a new lifeguard, or have been patrolling the
beach for a couple of years many guards throughout New Zealand
strive to achieve the highest Surf Lifesaving qualification
possible - the Advanced Lifeguard Award.
The Advanced Lifeguard Award is gained by completing a series of
prerequisites and successfully completing a National Lifeguard
The prerequisites are:
17 years of age
Current member of a SLS Club
Current Level 2 First Aid (Refreshed)
Surf Lifeguard Award (Refreshed)
Senior Lifeguard Award - Patrol Captain
Swim 800 metres sub 14 minutes
Senior Lifeguard Award - IRB Driver (Refreshed)
Run 3km in under 20 minutes
Marine VHF Radio Operators Certificate
3 years patrolling experience
If you think Advanced Guard is something you wish to strive for
(many of you are over half way there!) please let us know so we can
endeavour to assist where possible.