Waimairi SLSC

Waimairi SLSC - Cap

Club Details

Website
http://www.waimairisurf.org.nz/
Phone
03 3889234
Contact
Mike Litten

Addresses

Physical

cnr Marine Parade & Beach Road
Waimairi
Christchurch 8083

Postal

PO Box 35151
Shirley
Christchurch 8640

Club Overview

Welcome to Waimairi SLSC. A voluntary Surf Lifesaving club established in 1949. Waimairi is the most northern of the Christchurch city beaches located at the intersection of Beach Road & Marine Parade Christchurch.
2007 SLS Canterbury Club of the Year
2008 the Open Canoe Crew won SLS Canterbury Open Competitor of the Year
2012 Christchurch/Tasman Sportsperson/Team of the Year - A Canoe Crew (Mark Cresswell, Richard Phillips, Greg Shea, Carl Righton)
2013 Canterbury/Tasman Sports Team of the Year - Open Mens Canoe Crew (Mark Cresswell, Richard Phillips, Carl Righton & Greg Shea)
2013 Canterbury/Tasman Champion Pennant Club
2014 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - Top Junior Club
2014 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - Sports Team of the Year - Open Mens Canoe Crew (Daniel Firth, Carl Righton, Mark Cresswell & Greg Shea)
2016 Canterbury Awards of Excellence - Innovation of the Year (ATV Schedule)
2016 Canterbury Awards of Excellence - Sports Team of the Year (Open Women's Canoe Crew)
2017 SLSNZ Awards of Excellence - London Trophy (highest number of lifeguards and instructor awards gained as a ratio of membership)
2018 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - Club of the Year
2019 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - The Leon Peters Top Craft Team - Open Male and Female Canoe Crews
2019 Canterbury / Tasman Awards of Excellence - Sports Team of the Year (Open Male Canoe crew - Mark Cresswell, Carl Righton, Greg Shea & Dan Firth)
2020 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - Southern Region Pool Rescue Championships - Top Junior Club and Top Overall Club
2020 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - The Leon "Flash" Peters Team of the Year (large craft) - Open Female Canoe Crew
2020 Canterbury/Tasman Awards of Excellence - Rescue of the Year (along with Spencer Park SLSC)

Club Roles

Administrator:
Lynn Smith (Hon)
Buildings Coordinator:
Aogan McGuinness
Chairperson:
Mike Litten
Club Captain:
Richard Phillips
Coaching Coordinator:
Carl Righton
IRB Coordinator:
Garry van Leeuwen
Junior Surf Coordinator:
Mike Walker
Lifesaving Coordinator:
Jack King
Treasurer:
Michelle Moyle

Patrol Hours

Waimairi 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.