The links below are both useful and informative sites that we believe may be of use to you.
Water Safety NZ provides statistical information, the latest news plus access to free educational programmes and resources. There are also links to Water Safety New Zealand’s 36 member organisations and other related sites.
Swim For Life has built on the successes of Water Safety New Zealand (WSNZ)’s Lotto Take The Plunge™ event in raising the awareness of the importance of learning to swim and created increased opportunities for New Zealanders to learn to swim. It is the national flagship for the promotion of this core-life skill required by all New Zealanders.
The New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) is a progressive non-profit organisation and incorporated society committed to meeting the needs of people and organisations in all aspects of recreation, leisure, parks, open space management, aquatic, conservation and sport delivery.
Swimming New Zealand is the National organisation that represents swimming – helping to ensure every New Zealander swims to their potential.
Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) is the government organisation responsible for sport and recreation (formerly SPARC). Sport NZ aim is to have more kids playing and enjoying sport, more adults participating and getting involved, and – through High Performance Sport New Zealand – more Kiwi winners on the world stage.
Activation is a project implemented by the Upper Hutt City Council to assist the community to become more active more often.
(Swim Coaches & Teachers of NZ Inc) NZSCAT is committed to the growth and prosperity of aquatic activities: swimming as an essential life skill; components of health and fitness; and competitive sport. We seek to improve professional standards through education, accreditation, professional development and ethical practice.
Sport Wellington is the independent body for sport and physical activity and is committed to empower the Wellington Region to be New Zealand’s most successful sporting and physically active community.
Find out more about other events and activities and where to stay in Upper Hutt.
Staying safe in residential pools – adding as many water safety steps as possible is the best way to assure a safe and fun experience in a residential swimming pool or spa. Parents and families can build on their current safety practices by adopting water safety steps at home pools and spas.