301 Main Road
PO Box 17527
Sumner SLSC has an excellent reputation as a key patrolling club in Canterbury. As we have one of the busiest and more dangerous beaches in Christchurch we hold a high standard of expectations for our life guards.
2003, 2008, 2009 SLS Canterbury Club of the Year
2013 Canterbury/Tasman Club of the Year
2015 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - Club of the Year
2015 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - Team of the Year (Premier IRB Team)
2017 & 2020 Canterbury Awards of Excellence - Club of the Year
2018 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - Top IRB Club
2020 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - Canterbury Championships - Top Senior Club
2020 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - Southern Region Pool Rescue Championships - Top Senior Club
Sumner Beach is patrolled on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays between 15 November 2019 and 15 March 2020. Volunteer lifeguards patrol from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturdays and 11:00am to 5:00pm on Sundays.
A Regional Lifeguard Service is provided Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 6:00pm during 16 December 2019 to 31 January 2020.