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 »

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 »