Summer at the beach!
Intending members who are interested
in passing their Lifeguard Award, are preferred to have good
swimming skills, often having a competition swimming background,
be reasonably fit, not afraid of exercise, be community minded
and have a love of the beach and it's environment.
information, download the recruitment details from this page,
or contact the Patrol Secretary.
Volunteer and Professional LifeGuards on duty
- Summer at Ocean Beach, Whangarei Heads.
come from all age groups, fitness
levels, and skills base. Apart from the core patrolling Lifeguard
who sits the New Zealand Lifeguard award qualification. There
are also places for non swimming members acting in a patrol
support role, from assisting with first aid, and spotting
duties, through to fixing surf boards maintaining gear, patrol
administration and assisting the Junior surf programme.
We are volunteer based, and patrol weekends, except for the
professional guards who patrol during the 6 weeks over the
Christmas holiday period. Our job is to determine the safe
state of the beach environs/surf conditions, and to ensure
the safety of swimmers as they enjoy the beach environment.
Senior-$25, $35 after patrol start.
Junior $15, $20 after patrol start.
$30 for 1
$50 for a family.
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