***NOTICE TO ALL RETURNING BEACH LIFEGUARDS***

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 »


The National Vaccination Programme Is Looking for Volunteers

The NHS has contracted St Johns Ambulance to recruit, select and train volunteers to help with vaccination.   There will be a small group of our members who can undertake injections, many of whom will already be involved.    There is a much large number who will have the knowledge 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 Lifesaving Master Class Series – 2020/21

We are privileged to announce a series of Lifesaving Master Classes to bring to you the renowned, acknowledged, leading international authorities in Prevention of Drowning and Lifesaving, all “Masters” of their respective topics. Whether you are just starting out on your journey in Lifesaving or have been there, done it, Read More »


The SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Award Status

Led by the RNLI, the National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ) was established in 2014 to create a uniform, minimum national vocational standard. The foundation of this arrangement was an agreement between SLSA Wales, RLSS and SLSGB for a common award assessment criteria and that no changes would be made 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 »


Annual General Meeting 2020

All members who are eligible and wish to attend the meeting are required to register by not later than 5 pm on the 25th November by email to mail@slsgb.org.uk using their email account to which the electronic meeting invitation details will be sent. The electronic invitation will be sent to Read More »


CALLING ALL LIFESAVERS! Half Term is coming – Your Beach Needs You!

We are calling for more volunteers to be deployed as soon as possible to be part of a safety advisory service to beach users to stop people needing to be rescued. Our Beach Warden programme has been a huge success. Over the Bank holiday weekends over 2,000 safety advisory interventions Read More »