- Lifesaving Sport
Q: What qualification do I need to take part in an event?
A: just need to hold the correct Skill Award for the event you want to enter.
Q: What is a Carnival?
A: Carnival is the term used to describe a SLS event.
Q: What do I have to do to qualify to enter a SLS event?
A: Most of our events you would not have to qualify for.
Q: What is a Frostbite event?
A: Frostbite is the term used for a Pool event.
Q: I’ve only been doing Lifesaving sport of a few mouths can I enter the National Championships?
A: Yes, as long as you have attained the correct Skill Award.
Q: How do I get a Skill Award?
A: All clubs can offer Skill Awards as part of their training nights.
Q: What is Twilight?
A: A Twilight is an event which takes place in the evening.
Q: What is a Stillwater event?
A: Stillwater is the term used for a Pool event.
Q: I am not very good at sport but would like to help out, what could I do?
A: Like all sporting events SLSGB also needs event helps and Officials, this information can be found in our Awards Guide.
- EducationUnder Construction.
- Water Safety & SafeguardingUnder Construction.
- MISUnder Construction.
Q: Who can join?
A: Anyone between the age of 5 and 13 can join with their parents or guardians permission
Q: Is it safe?
A: The sea is NEVER entirely safe; we just strive to make it as safe as possible. All Nipper sessions are fully supervised and run in accordance with our Life Guard protocols with Lifeguards in attendance. Dynamic risk assessments control all activity and sessions in the water only take place when deemed to be safe.
Q: Can parents get involved?
A – Yes please!!! The more adults get involved the more Nippers can take part. And, there are opportunities for parents to become qualified helpers both on the beach and in the water
Q: At what age can you compete in an Competition?
A: You can start to compete in Surf Life Saving Competitions at 8 years old.
Q: How long does a Club Nipper Session last?
A: Normally for 2 hours