561 Papamoa Beach Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118

info@papamoalifeguards.co.nz
07 542 2122

561 Papamoa Beach Road, Papamoa Beach, Papamoa 3118

info@papamoalifeguards.co.nz
07 542 2122

SURF SPORTS

SURF SPORTS

Surf Sports provides our members with exciting opportunities to develop and refine their lifesaving skills in training and compete in local regional and national competitions. 

There are sports disciplines to cater for everyone’s interest including, swimming, board or ski paddling, canoe, IRB ( Inflatable rescue boat racing), and the beach events of sprints and Flags.

Papamoa Surf Lifesaving Club offers coaching in all these surf sports disciplines.

For Further information please click on your desired area. 

WELCOME TO BLUE MAKO – OUR NEW CANOE CREW PARTNER

ENGAGE, RETAIN AND DEVELOP – values for a strong club membership!

Our CANOE CREW Program ​offers and supports these values and we are very proud, and privileged, to be partnered with Hendrik, at Blue Mako Seasports,  an innovative and kiwi operated family business that takes pride in everything they do.  Our partnership has allowed us to provide the very best “tools of the trade” allowing members to participate in this discipline. 

WHO ARE THE ‘CANOE CREW’:

Papamoa SLSC Canoe Teams are made up from qualified local volunteer surf life guards. We are men and women who have a passion for the surf club, having fun and making a difference in our community. Under the guidance of our Head Coach, they train regularly in a four seated canoes . Skills include entry and exit, speed paddling, rhythm and stroke techniques. 

CLUB GOALS:

  • Building canoe fits with our goal of increasing our surf sport active competing membership numbers for both

    • SLSNZ Nationals 

    • SLSNZ Masters 

  • Fits with our goal of result or performance for the senior athletes

  • Fits with our goal of unity in the club

    • Team based activity – four in the canoe. Working together in unison to get the very best results.

    • Can draw crew from other squads, creating new connection and developing new skills

  • Fits with our goal of fitter, faster lifeguards more capable of performing a rescue

    • Good general conditioning for lifeguards