Get out of the classroom and enjoy the beach safely!
Beach Ed is a full day beach and surf safety course
delivered by qualified surf lifeguards.
Beach Ed is age-appropriate learning for school year levels
1-8 and is delivered at a range of our 74 surf lifesaving clubs for
group sizes between 30 and 100. Please note
that all activities may vary depending on the club and
Some modules that we cover at
Beach Ed are listed below:
- Tour of club
- Teaching of surf safety rules - number
of rules depends on year group
- Identification of and how to escape a
- Beach games - relating to a skill to
stay safe on the beach including a sand sculpture of a rip
- How to set up a beach patrol -
reinforces safety messages
- Water activities - may include mock
rescues, body boards, channel/hole identification, survival using
- Role of a lifeguard
- lifeguard in a rip
- Sun smart
For further information please click our frequently
asked questions page located in the blue School Info button.
Local contacts on the day are below:
Northern region: Sarah 021507510
Bay of Plenty/Gisborne: email:
South Island: Caitlin 0276803756
Wellington/Taranaki/Hawkes Bay: Natalie
Please note Beach Ed will go ahead unless a
civil defence coastal/tsunami warning is issued for your Beach Ed
day. If unsure contact the above staff.