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 Open Lifesaving Carnival 2021 – Entries Open

Entries are now open for this year’s Open Surf Lifesaving Carnival. Our aim is to get you back on the beach racing and having fun. The format is a little different this year after so long without any events. There will be no overall aggregate awarded, just individual medals. Saturday Read More »

GBR Lifesaving Team – Lifesaving Championships, Valencia, Spain 2021

The GBR Lifesaving “One Team” is selected from the membership of Royal Lifesaving UK, Surf Lifesaving Great Britain and Surf Life Saving Association of Wales to attend both European and World championships. The One Team Advisory Group (OTAG), that represents all three organisations, met on the 12th April 2021 to discuss the Read More »

Update on SLSGB 2021 Sport Events

The Sport Committee has undertaken a further detailed review of possible events for 2021. Bearing in mind that we are only now just at Step 1 of the Governments return to activity programme and with ongoing uncertainty at each Step, it was felt that the first important priority is for 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 »


SLSGB is currently providing a CPD Self-Declaration process to update Beach Lifeguard Awards that have expired or are about to expire.   We will recognise Beach Lifeguard Awards from ALL training organisations to get Beach Lifeguards ready to be back on the beach to support the RNLI & Local Authorities. If Read More »