In winter, children and pets are particularly at risk when tempted to play on the ice formed on open water, and adults can find themselves at risk in attempting to save them. Read more
We are the UK’s leading provider of water safety and drowning prevention education.Read more
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RLSS UK’s Rookie Lifeguard programme gives your child the skills they need to be confident in the pool and by the sea.
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each year on average in the UK and Ireland
never intended to enter the water
To drown than females
28 February 2019, Worcester | This course is to help ensure learners are treated fairly and consistently and that Trainer Assessors are adhering to IQL guidelines for the course and assessment delivery. Read more
The National Speed Championships, the largest competition of its kind in the UK, sees lifesaving athletes aged 12 and upwards from across the UK and Ireland, competing for national titles. Read more
The first RLSS UK Open Water Festival at Sywell Country Park. Activities include; Open water Swims a swim/run Aquathlon, Junior Tri Star event and a host of on-site activities. Read more
As the UK’s Drowning Prevention Charity, we welcome the release of RoSPA’s report ‘Managing Safety at Inland Waters ’. Read more
We’re delighted to read two stories this week, about how technology is enhancing water safety and being used to prevent drowning... Read more
Named after the patron saint of firefighters, Operation Florian aims to provide altruistic, humanitarian services to oversees emergency services who do not benefit from the support, reserves, training and experience of other countries. Read more
The Royal Life Saving Society UK today welcomed the announcement from the Department for Education, to introduce lifesaving skills into schools from 2020. Read more