Water Safety Community Day 2020

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.

Sunday 18th October
Toi Ohomai Aquatic Centre
formally BOP Polytechnic
Windermere | 8.30am - 2pm
Free event!

The Water Safety Community Day has something for everyone!

  • Life Saving Swim Skills
  • Amazing Race
  • Kayaks & Paddle Boards
  • Presentations
  • Dry Land Activities
  • Live DJ
  • Food Carts
  • Raffles
  • Spot Prizes

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! Kayaks and Stand up Paddle Boards demonstrations!

Day Program

8.30 am

Registration and Welcome

To compete in the amazing race you must complete all water safety rotations.

9.00 am


  1. Floating
  2. Reach Rescue
  3. Life Jackets/Travel
  4. Distance Swim

11.30 am

Amazing Race

Teams competing against each other from the initiatives from the Rotation activities.

12.30 pm

Kayaks & Paddle Board Presentation

East Coast Paddlers demonstrates water safety when out on the water on a paddle board.

1.45 pm

Lolly Scramble and Prize Giving

Prizegiving for the amazing race and lolly scramble for the kids.

2.00 pm

Day Ends

Enjoy your summer with having achieved greater confidence in and around the water.

Description of the Rotation Events

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.

Reach Rescue

Finding different items to achieve a reach rescue i.e.: noodles, rope, towels etc.

Distance Swim

25 metre, 50 metre, 100 metre, 200 metre, 500 metre swimming any stroke, you want without stopping.

Life Vests/Travel

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.

Register now. It’s Free!

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