Water Safety

While we love the water, Alpine Sports take safety very seriously.

Ask in store for information about local conditions and safety tips.

The Water Safety Code consists of four simple rules to remember each time you venture near the water. It serves as a great starting point for planning a safe aquatic adventure.

Rules of the Water Safety Code

  1. Be prepared Learn to swim and survive. Set rules for safe play in the water. Always use safe and correct equipment and know the weather and water conditions before you get in.
  2. Watch out for yourself and others Always pay close attention to children you are supervising when in or near water. Swim with others and in areas where lifeguards are present.
  3. Be aware of the dangers Enter shallow and unknown water feet first and obey all safety signs and warning flags. DO NOT enter the water after drinking alcohol.
  4. Know your limits Challenge yourself within your physical limits and experience. Learn safe ways of rescuing others without putting yourself in danger.

More information from Water Safety New Zealand