Surf patrol season under way

22nd October 2007

Lifeguard patrols commenced on Saturday 20th October, the first day of the country’s Labour Day weekend.
The Red Beach club has started the 2007/08 season with more than 70 qualified lifeguards who are rostered for the volunteer patrols through to Easter Monday, 2008. A further dozen club members are receiving tuition for the Surf Lifeguard Award to become qualified for beach patrols.
Patrol hours for Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays are:
11:00am to 4:00pm  Months of October, November, March (to Easter Monday)
11:00am to 5:00pm  Months of December, January, February.
The patrolling hours may be extended on any particular day at the discretion of the Patrol Captain on duty.