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 »

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 »