IMPORTANT NOTICE – Renewal of SLSGB Awards by Self Declaration CPD to Stop

During the COVID Pandemic, to enable continuity of award status in circumstance where face to face meetings had to stop, we exceptionally introduced a self-declaration system for the renewal of awards, mostly used as a vocational/SAR proficiency.  These awards are: Beach Lifeguard Surf Lifeguard SLSGB First Responder SLSGB Surf Coach Read More »


SLSGB Guidance for Club Return to Activity following the Governments Four Steps The announcement made by the Prime Minister on Monday 22nd February now provides a pathway for Clubs to return to activity as early as Step One on the 29th March, with a full “back to normal” on the 21st June.   Read More »

Lockdown 3.0 – Now is the time to Get Ready to be back on the Beach

Of course, it’s distressing and frustrating to be back in lockdown again with all the associated personal, family, social, economic and practical problems and now, no face-to-face club activity, but at last we have the opportunity to get ahead of the COVID virus and with the vaccination programme, the prospect Read More »

SLSGB Club COVID-19 Guidance relating to The National Lockdown

Issued 5th November 2020  (Applicable to England only) The situation with the COVID-19 Pandemic has resulted in another National Lockdown that means pools will be closed and Clubs must stop face to face activities, other than those supporting public safety.  This means that all group and bubble activity training must Read More »

Latest Pool Guidance from Swim England

Please follow the below link to see the latest guidance from Swim England Please make sure you contact your local pool to see what the rules are for your local pool.

Club Activity COVID -19 Update 23/9/2020

Following the latest restrictions announced by the Government yesterday, we can confirm that Organised outdoors activity compliant with a Governing Body COVID-19 Safety Plan is not restricted.  This means that SLSGB Clubs who have undergone the process we have provided and have submitted a plan that we have approved can Read More »

Club Activity COVID -19 Update 10/9/2020

Following the latest announcement by the Government this week that will come into force on September 14th we can confirm that this will not impact our current club activity for both 6 people Bubbles and the up to 30 at any one time activities.  This is only permitted for those Read More »

Sport Committee Update

Cancellation of all 2020 Pool Events Cancellation of Surf Championships Announcement of Intent to hold New Regional Surf Events Announcement of Intent to hold an Open Surf Carnival Event Background Although Government guidance now permits Team Sports to hold limited participant events and pools are to open, it will not Read More »