Every year people drown both at home and on holiday because they don’t take simple precautions, so reaching people with water safety messages is vital. Read more
The RLSS UK Course Management system update! The system allows you to control your courses within your RLSS UK Account (powered by tahdah). Read more
A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. RLSS UK TAs and Instructors are advised to follow current guidance issued by RLSS UK, the government and the NHS to manage the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19). Read more
In sharing our expertise and knowledge with as many people as possible, we give everyone the potential to save lives and #enjoywatersafely. We deliver national #watersafety campaigns and our 50+ volunteer branches help us enhance communities so everyone can enjoy being in, on, or near water safely - because every life is worth saving. Our vision is nations without drowning. Read more
RLSS UK Shop stock a range of water safety and drowning prevention products, equipment and resources, all carefully selected and vetted by industry experts for their safety and durability. Every time you purchase from RLSS UK Shop, 100% of the profit goes into helping us educate more people on how to enjoy water safely.
A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. RLSS UK TAs and Instructors are advised to follow current guidance issued by RLSS UK, the government and the NHS to manage the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Become a Pool Lifeguard with the RLSS UK's National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) We have trained over 90,000 Lifeguards. Click here to find out more and book onto a course!
each year on average in the UK and Ireland
never intended to enter the water
To drown than females
The Virtual Pool Lifesaving League runs from 14 July to 30 September 2021
This is an inter-club league that is run at club level.
This is a new concept for RLSS UK that is designed to help competitors, instructors and officials to return to a form of competition, in a safe way that limits travel and contact. Read more
An introduction to this year’s exciting new competition format is being held via a free webinar on Wednesday 28 July at 7.30 pm. Read more
The National Pool Supervisor Qualification (NPSQ) Tutor course will allow you to deliver NPSQ - a two-day course aimed at staff responsible for supervising lifeguards or managing essential health and safety in a swimming pool environment. NPSQ is also designed, for lifeguards wanting to progress their career. Read more
RLSS UK have worked with experts to create guidance to support Operators, Trainers, Clubs and Training Centres when the government guidance allows venues to open and training to take place. Read more
This form should be completed by learners wishing to apply for special considerations for training or qualification-related purposes. Read more
In March 2021, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), became an approved Kickstart employer. Since then, five staff have been successfully recruited to the organisation, supporting the existing team and providing valuable work experience. Read more
A rise in drowning figures has prompted the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) to encourage parents to teach their children how to stay safe and enjoy water safely this summer, as part of its national Drowning Prevention Week campaign, 19-26 June 2021. Read more