New for 2016 – Terrestrial Search and Rescue Training

To meet the increasing need to provide fully trained volunteers to assist the Police and emergency services with inland missing persons searches, where no other assets are available, we have commenced a new training course.  Lifeguards, who already have existing search appropriate skillsets and floodfighters are ideally suited for this Read More »

Multi Patient Sea Rescue at Holywell Bay

At 2:15pm on Sunday 21 February 2016, five members of Falmouth University Swimming Association went swimming at Holywell Bay close to the Surf Lifesaving Club Hut. They had no wetsuits and became caught in a rip current. Three students just managed to scramble ashore whilst the other two had to Read More »

2017 Event Dates Confirmed

Dates for 2017’s events have now been confirmed; Date Event Venue 25th-26th March SLSGB Nipper Pool Championships Cardiff 22nd April SLSGB Open/Masters Pool Championships Millfield 23rd April SLSGB Youth Pool Championships Millfield 12th – 13th August SLSGB Master Surf Championships Holywell Bay 15th – 16th August SLSGB Youth Surf Championships Read More »

Why do we need you?

We are all incredibly proud of Surf Life Saving Sport and would like to be recognised and appreciated in a similar way to other active mainstream sports. SLSGB would like to bring our sport in line with other sport NGB’s in the UK by following a set of guidelines from Read More »

Brilliant Start To Graduate Lifeguard Programme

Surf Life Saving GB in association with South West Water, has launched a new initiative in the South West among its 14-16 year old members called the Graduate Lifeguard Programme. They will be responsible for increasing water safety awareness among their peers by giving a series of presentations to schools Read More »

Safeguarding Update

Safeguarding Training for SLSGB Coaches SLSGB are now recommending that our Coaches take additional safeguarding training.  Safeguarding training is to ensure our Coaches are equipped to deal with any concerns that may arise in our clubs and also to ensure best practice within our clubs.  Sports Coach UK offer Safeguarding Read More »