Cnr Lowe Street & Esplanade Drive
PO Box 185
Whangamata SLSC is based in the Coromandel. Whangamata SLSC was officially formed on 1 December 1949, at this time there were only 6 Volunteer Lifeguards to patrol the beach. Whangamata SLSC have come a long way since the inception and now boast a strong membership base and have some of the best club facilities within Surf Life Saving New Zealand, Whangamata offer full time professional patrols during the peak summer period.
2015 Bay of Plenty / Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Sports Team of the Year (U19 Mens Boat crew) along with Mt Maunganui U19 Mens Canoe Crew
2016 Bay of Plenty / Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel Club of the Year
2018 Zespri Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel BP Rescue of the Year / 31st March 2018 rescue.
2019 Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel Rescue of the Year. 20 November, 2018.
2019 Bay of Plenty & Coromandel Awards of Excellence - Coromandel Pacific Medicare Patrol Club of the Year
Whangamata Beach is patrolled on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays from 26 October 2019 to 13 April 2020. Volunteer lifeguards patrol from 10:00am to 4:00pm all weekend from 26 October 2019 to 23 November 2019. Between 30 November 2019 and 15 December 2019 patrol hours are extended to 11:00am to 5:00pm on Saturdays and 10:00am to 4:00pm on Sundays. From the 16 December 2019 to 27 January 2020 lifeguards patrol from 10:00am to 5:00pm all weekend. From 28 January 2020 to 1 March 2020 patrol hours are 11:00am to 5:00pm on Saturdays and 11:00am to 4:00pm on Sundays. From the 7 March 2020 to 13 April 2020 lifeguards patrol from 10:00am to 4:00pm all weekend. A Regional Lifeguard Service operates from 10:00am to 6:00pm from 16 December 2019 to 7 February 2020.