2022 Southern Region Pool Rescue Championships

Event Details

Sat 3 Sep 10:00AM
Jellie Park Recreation and Sports Centre, 295 Ilam Road, Burnside, Christchurch, Southern - Canterbury

Event Contact:

Luke Smith

Tel: 021 190 1432

Email: luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz



2022 Southern Region Pool Rescue Championships

event overview

The 2022 Southern Region Pool Rescue Championships will be held at Jellie Park Recreation and Sports Centre.

This event will see junior and senior competitors from throughout the Southern Region compete in a variety of pool rescue events to hone their skills at the start of the 2022/2023 season.

Pool Rescue Competitions are our first events of the season and provide a great platform for members to increase their swimming capability and train in a range of rescue type events in the pool.  Event include diving under obstacles in the water, carrying manikins through the water or rubber bricks for junior competitors, tube rescues, fin swimming and line throws all of which simulate rescue situations our lifeguard maybe raced with.


Entries may be made using the SLSNZ Online Event Entry System. Your club has access to this system and will process your entries. Following the close of entry as detailed below entry fees will be invoiced directly to your club for payment prior to the competition.

Entries Open: Thursday 11th August

Entries Close: Wednesday 24th August, 11:00am

Entry Fee: $35 per Athlete (inclusive of GST)

Entry Fee for Under 10 Competitors: $15 per Athlete (inclusive of GST)


This document provides you with all the information you need to know in order to enter this event. While it contains the typical logistical information surrounding the event, it also incorporates very important details that an athlete, parent and/or guardian must be aware of before entering themselves or their child into this event.  



SEATING PLAN - PDF (to be communicated on close of entries)


All participants with a pre-existing medical condition must complete and submit a Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Declaration form prior to the close of entries. These forms are to be submitted to the Event Manager by email to luke.smith@surflifesaving.org.nz  However, participants are encouraged to submit these as early as possible.

Once submitted, the forms will be reviewed by SLSNZ and a decision will be made on whether a Competitor Waiver form is required to be completed.

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