We believe that all drownings are preventable and we exist to make sure no one ever drowns.

We are the UK’s leading provider of water safety and drowning prevention education.Read more

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)

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!

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Author: James Soley

Rookie Lifeguard

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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Author: Tom Laker

Loan a Lifeguard

Specialising in both Corporate Business & Private Lifeguard hire.

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Author: James Soley

Over 700 people die from drowning

each year on average in the UK and Ireland

One in two people who accidentally drowned

never intended to enter the water

Males are four times as likely

To drown than females

  • Speeds 2019

    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

  • Internal Quality Assurance, 15 May

    Friday 15 May, Inverness | 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

  • Open Water Festival

    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