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 »

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 »