Join the Tauranga Swim School team and friends for this free water safety event. A day of fun, learning and activities, gain more knowledge, understanding and learn skills to equip yourself and your children to be safer in and around the water.
The Water Safety Community Day has something for everyone!
Come and have a go! It’s Free!
Prepare for a safe summer.
Raffles, prizes, lolly scramble, food, coffee and ice-cream carts. The Amazing Race! Sailboats, kayaks and deep water rescue demonstrations!
To compete in the amazing race you must complete all water safety rotations.
Outline of the day and Housekeeping/Rules.
Teams competing against each other from the initiatives from the Rotation activities.
The Young Mariners/Waimarino team demonstrates water safety when out on the water. And you’ll have the opportunity to use the boats in the water and practice a rescue when falling out.
Toi Oho Mai Marine Students demonstrating what is involved with a deep dive rescue.
Prizegiving for the amazing race and lolly scramble for the kids.
Enjoy your summer with having achieved greater confidence in and around the water.
Finding and using equipment that is going to assist you to float in deep water while rescuers are on their way to save you. Learning to take clothes off in the water.
Finding different items to achieve a reach rescue i.e.: noodles, rope, towels etc.
Looking at signs, pictures of rips, colouring in, information, resources.
25 metre, 50 metre, 100 metre, 200 metre, 500 metre swimming any stroke, you want without stopping.
Teaching people to fit life vests correctly. How to jump into the water from a great height safely using a pin drop. How to stay together as a group, stay warm and travel together as a group.
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This event is made possible thanks to the support of following awesome companies.