Beach Patrols in Place in the Shoalhaven During April School Holidays

Published on 01 April 2021

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Professional beach patrols will be in place at Shoalhaven beaches during the April NSW school holiday period from Friday, 2 April until Sunday, 18 April. 

Shoalhaven City Council’s Director City Lifestyles Jane Lewis is reminding holiday makers and locals to swim between the red and yellow flags at patrolled beaches as the swimming season draws to a close.

“Our region boasts more than 100 stunning beaches, but if you plan to swim, we recommend choosing a beach that is patrolled. Patrols will be in place at Shoalhaven Heads, Crookhaven Heads, Warrain, Cudmirrah/Berrara, Narrawallee, North and South Mollymook beaches and Tilbury Cove.

“To make your next trip to the beach safer, make sure you read the safety signs, ask a lifeguard for safety advice and swim with a friend,” said Ms Lewis. 

"We want everyone to be able to enjoy our glorious beaches, which is why our beach wheelchair service is also available during beach patrol season.   

“Make sure you book ahead, there are ten beach wheelchairs available for adults and children free of charge, at seven beaches across the Shoalhaven,” said Ms Lewis. 

To book a beach wheelchair.

To check patrolled beaches visit https://beachsafe.org.au/ or download the beachsafe app.