SLSGB celebrates DofE success at Buckingham Palace

On 16th May 2016, Lauren Turner (SLSGB National Education and Training Manager), Peter Lawrence (SLSGB Chairman) and Joanna Dunbavin (Saunton Sands SLSC) from SLSGB attended a once in a life time Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Gold Award Presentation at Buckingham Palace, London. At the event SLSGB was presented with Read More »

Time to Listen Safeguarding Training

Time to Listen Safeguarding Training is now being offered by SLSGB to all Club Safeguarding Officers.  There will be a requirement that all Club Safeguarding Officers have done the training in the future so please sign up to one of the courses ASAP.  This training can also be offered to Read More »

Safeguarding suport for One Team GBR Trials on 18th and 19th June

Anyone that is Safeguarding Trained and is attending the One Team GBR Trials on 18th and 19th June, please contact Lou Johnson, National Safeguarding Manager.  We need  volunteer safeguarding support advisors to be on call during the two days should an incident arise and if more support is needed.  Please contact

Call for GBR Ocean, Beach and Pool Specialist Coaches

GBR Lifesaving is seeking applications of interest from skilled and experienced ocean, beach and pool specialists. Our plan is to create a group of experienced, knowledgeable people who can provide specialist coaching and competition experience to the GBR Team and the GBR squad 2016-2018 Coaches will be selected from the group Read More »

The GBR Lifesaving One Team Management Team Announced

The GBR Lifesaving One Team Steering Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Garner to the role of Team Manager and Amy Wilkinson to the role of Assistant Team Manager. Their roles in the development and success of the team through to the World Championships in 2018 are Read More »

GBR Lifesaving team – Management roles

Building on the success of our One Team (Youth & Senior) in 2015, the One Team Steering Group (OTSG) is pleased to share our intent and direction for the GBR One Team in the coming years, namely to; Better develop our athletes (working more closely with our clubs) Better support Read More »

Flood SAR Team News Awarded £126,360 by Government Funds

SLSGB clubs involved in Flood Rescue applied for a Department for Transport grant open to Charities working with volunteers to help fund equipment. We are delighted that York, Seaford and Wessex were successful with a total amount granted of over £68,200. The units are now ordering the much needed kit Read More »

Graduate Lifeguard Programme Update

As we enter the second financial year of the GLP, we are excited to announce that our sponsors South West Water will continue to support the programme. SWW are delighted with the impact that our pilot clubs have made in presenting water safety to local community groups.  Having originally agreed to Read More »

SLSGB chosen charity for Devon Dub Fest 2016!

Devon Dub Fest is a family festival for VW lovers providing a weekend of fun for all ages (and dogs…they’re welcome too…on a lead). Held in the stunning grounds of Bicton College in Devon empty fields are transformed just days before the event to welcome visitors from far and wide. Read More »

Wessex Education Roadshow

April has been a busy month for the Coach Development team at SLSGB with the first of the Education Roadshows hitting the Wessex region. The 2016 Education Roadshows have been developed to; Increase the number of Level 2 Surf Life Saving Coaches around the country Offer personal development opportunities Provide Read More »