Midway Surf Lifesaving Club is Gisborne's leading surf club with a number of international stars. Our main focus at Midway is safety and fun in the surf.
Established in 1952 we have a broad range of members who make our club a great asset to the Gisborne community.
Our club is the most eastern Surf Life Saving Club in the North Island of New Zealand about 3 minutes drive from Gisborne CBD.
Our beach is patrolled on both Saturday and Sunday from November through to mid-March to ensure maximum safety at Midway Beach. Our beach is patrolled on both Saturday and Sunday from November through to mid-March to ensure maximum safety at Midway Beach. In addition to our lifeguard service we cater for all ages from our Little Rippers programme from 4 years of age, Nippers programme (5-11 years of age), Cadet programme (12-13 years of age), Junior (14-18 years of age) and Senior (19 years old + over).
The junior surf program "Nippers" is a very important part of our club. We run a program for ages 4-13 that teaches kids beach and water safety every Sunday morning along with many surf sport events during the summer. Junior surf is all about participation and having fun.
Whether you are interested in sport, lifeguarding, meeting new people or you have moved to Gisborne and just want a place to train - Midway Surf Life Saving Club will always welcome you!