SLSGB Pool Championships 2017 change of date and venues

Due to 20% increase in entrants at this year’s National Nipper Championships and the continued interest in our sport, we have had to review the format for 2017 as we feel we can no longer be run over one day. To accommodate our move to a two day event and Read More »

Event Water Safety Management – But Take Care!

The new season means new requests for Clubs to provide water safety cover at events such as open water swimming competitions and triathlons. But please take care!  – Recently the Health & Safety Executive have given notice that persons providing such services at sport events must be competent in their Read More »

Reminder Of Team GBR Trial Date

What is Team GBR? Definition: Team GBR Lifesaving are the group of athletes selected to compete at European and World Championship competitions. Under ILS rules a Nation can only enter one team at the World Lifesaving Championships and European Lifesaving Championships. GBR Lifesaving is managed by a partnership between SLSGB Read More »

Launch of BeachWise partnership and online advice

A new partnership has been formed to promote safe enjoyment of the South West’s beautiful beaches and clean bathing waters. BeachWise is supported by Cornwall Council, the Environment Agency, Keep Britain Tidy, Marine Conservation Society, RNLI, South West Coast Path Association, South West Water, Surf Life Saving Great Britain and Read More »

Summer Is Coming And So Are Requests For Water Safety Cover

The dramatic increase in open water events will bring increased requests for Lifeguards and IRB Crews to provide water safety cover.  Check out how to provide a professional level service to provide a fully managed and qualified event safety management programme that will keep your club and volunteers safe and Read More »

Flood Fighters Conference

A large “Rescue” of Floodfighters gathered for the Conference on the 23 March in Poole, UK.  Many like those from York had travelled a long way for a very exciting and incredibly informative programme. Delegates included a senior representative from DEFRA and colleagues from FRS, Local Government, Ambulance and Police.  Read More »

Crawley Town SLSGB Pool Champs Cardiff

Crawley Town Life Saving Club confirmed its status as the country’s top competitive pool lifesaving team when winning the SLS-GB Open Pool Championships last weekend at Cardiff to add to their current RLSS-UK and Welsh-SLS titles. At the end of the Championships Crawley Town were just under a 100 points Read More »

Graduate Lifeguard Programme Update

Following the official launch of the SLSGB and South West Water’s Graduate Lifeguard Programme, We have received a great deal of interest from Surf Lifesaving Clubs and schools throughout the country.  If you or your club are interested in the programme, please contact me so that we can create a Read More »