Our Senior Surf Sport Programme is broken into summer and winter seasons to keep our lifeguards fit year-round.
The Pāpāmoa SLSC offers professional coaching by our Senior Coach Jake Cowdrey in all surf sports disciplines including swimming, board or ski paddling, canoe (four person) racing and the beach events of sprints and beach flags.
Surf Sports training and competition provides our members with the opportunity to refine and practice their lifesaving skills in the competition arena at local, regional, national and international level. Surf Sports forms a significant component of the surf lifesaving movement and helps Pāpāmoa SLSC recruit and retain quality lifeguards.
Refining lifesaving skills is an important part of surf lifesaving sport and competitions such as inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB) racing, tube rescues and board rescues are specifically designed to hone a surf lifesaver’s knowledge and skills that they would use in an everyday patrol situation.
Programme cost: $150
- Gear allocation
- Carnival fees
- Surf Lifeguard Award
- 20 hours minimum patrol through the season
- Current member of Pāpāmoa SLSC (click REGISTER NOW link above to become a member)
3rd May - 23rd July 2022
Monday Ski - Beginner and Advanced Squads 4.30pm - 5.30pm
Tuesday Dry Land Training 5pm - 6pm
Wednesday Ski - Beginner and Advanced Squads 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Thursday Dry Land Training 5pm - 6pm
Saturday Ski - Beginner and Advanced Squads 9am - 10am
There will be an allocation process which will be determined by: age, ability, experience, commitment to training, commitment to racing at carnivals, growing in line with the club values.
If you would like to be considered for a club board or ski please complete the gear allocation form and return it to Jake. A Craft Damage and Etiquette Agreement needs to be signed by every athlete regardless of whether they will be using personal or club gear.
- Water bottle
- Suitable clothing (active-wear for dry land, wetsuit for ski)
- Running gear (shoes)
Winter Series Cambridge to Hamilton Sunday 18th September 2022 Cambridge
Eastern Region Pool Rescue Championships Saturday 10th - Sunday 11th September 2022 Hamilton
National Pool Rescue Championships Friday 7th October - Sunday 9th October 2022 Auckland