Bridging the Gap

Chris Harper, the RLSS UK’s Youth Advisor to the Management Board, has given us an insight into the Youth Development Officer’s role…Read more

Celebrating our Volunteers this Volunteers’ Week!

To continue the celebration of our volunteers, today volunteer Liz Mapstone shares her story with us.Read more

Getting to know your Board of Trustees – Bryan Finlay

What do you do in life outside of RLSS UK? I am a qualified paramedic and currently work for the Scottish Ambulance Service as a regional community resuscitation development manager.Read more

Former Olympian Mark Foster – Why you need a race plan!

When I was competing I would always maintain a good level of fitness, staying in shape, eating healthily and regulating my sleeping pattern.Read more

The Season of Good Cheer – and Good Deeds!

As we race towards the festive season, do keep in mind that there are lots of opportunities to support RLSS UK that don’t involve dipping your hand in your pocket.Read more


Survive and Save Role of Honour – The following Lifesavers have achieved the highest achievement in the Survive & Save Programme, the Distinction Award.  This is awarded to those who achieve 3 Gold Level awards within a 24 month period.Read more

Give it Up for Good!

Why not give yourself a bit of extra motivation to give up that bad habit of yours this January?Read more

Give a Tin a Home

Do you have a favourite local shop or business who would be willing to adopt an RLSS UK collection tin?Read more

William Henry by Caitlin Davies

Caitlin Davies is the author of Downstream: A History and Celebration of Swimming the River Thames (Aurum, 2015) and Taking the Waters: A Swim around Hampstead Heath (Frances Lincoln, 2012).Read more

Ultra Challenge

RLSS UK has signed up with Action Challenge to offer its supporters the opportunity to take part in one of their five inspirational challenge events. There are three distances on offer to participants, who can choose to walk, run or jog the route – 100km, 50km or 25km.Read more

Lifeguard personality and mental capacity – a dissertation

Hannah Calverley, budding researcher, lifeguard and drowning prevention enthusiast talks about her research.Read more

Speeds 2016

Like all events before, Speeds 2016 was a fun filled and exciting weekend for competitors, staff, volunteers and those who chose to spectate.Read more