North Beach SLSC

North Beach SLSC - Cap

Club Details

03 3881045
Emma Derrick - Chairperson



80 Marine Parade
North Beach


PO Box 38030
Christchurch 8140

Club Overview

North Beach was founded in 1916 when locals in the area saw the need to offer a service on the beach by Thompson Park. Today North Beach has a strong tradition in Surf Boats and Beach events and continues to offer a friendly enviroment for all competitors in all facets of surf sports and lifeguarding
*Family friendly club with strong junior club. Children encouraged with their whānau from Under 5 - 14, then seniors 14 and up.

Some awards:
2000 & 2001 SLS Canterbury Club of the Year
2014 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - Black and White trophy - 4 man Surf relay team at K-Day
2014 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - Top IRB Club
2017/18 - Senior Surf Boat Crew - New Zealand Representatives
2018 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - Sports Team of the Year (Open Men's Boat Crew)
2022 Canterbury Awards of Excellence - Patrol Club of the Year
2022 Canterbury Awards of Excellence - Innovation of the Year - IRB Road Trailer
2022 SLSNZ Awards of Excellence - London Trophy for the club that qualifies the most Surf Lifeguard and Instructor awards per capita of refreshed members.

Club Roles

Emma Derrick
Emma Derrick
Club Captain:
Dean Le Warne
Club Committee Member:
David East
Club Committee Member:
William Schraa
Club Committee Member:
Matt Goodwin
Club Committee Member:
Michael Lord
Club Committee Member:
Andrea Hale
Lifesaving Coordinator:
Keeley Le Warne
Colin MacKenzie
Nathan Mitchell
Search & Rescue Coordinator:
Dean Le Warne
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Matt Goodwin
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Russell Connor
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Tim Harris
Search & Rescue Team Member:
Brendan Hall
Olivia Gainsford
Sport Coordinator:
Tim Harris
Yvette Gainsford

Patrol Hours

North Beach will be patrolled by Surf Lifeguards every Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday from 11:00 to 17:00 (Saturday), 11:00 to 17:00 (Sundays) between November until March. Weekday regional guard patrols from 10:00 to 18:00 during school summer holidays.