Honours abound for RLSS UK associates!

We’re delighted to start 2021 by sharing some good news from our lifesaving community. Read more

Joint statement from SLSA Wales & RLSS UK

2014 saw Lifesaving governing bodies and service providers from across the UK working in close partnership to develop the National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ). Further collaboration with the RNLI led to the agreement for this vocational award to be recognised as the minimum standard for all beach lifeguards and beach lifeguard service operators.  The NVBLQ remains recognised as a pre-requisite for employment for RNLI beach lifeguards across the UK. Read more

Important Information about RLSS UK Shop

On the 16, December 2020, RLSS Direct will close its doors and, the brand new, exciting RLSS UK Shop will open. We can’t wait for you to see the new look and feel. Read more

Entertain your Rookies

Water safety themed activities to entertain you and your family. Read more

Sport England funding to support the industry, has been extended to all RLSS UK Approved Training Centres and Providers in England

We are thrilled to announce that following the success of the qualification funding through the CIMSPA ReTrain scheme (a £1.5m training initiative designed to retool the sport and physical activity workforce - funded by The National Lottery through Sport England); we are launching phase 2 of the RLSS UK funding. Read more

The Royal Life Saving Society UK is supporting #SaveOurSports

The Royal Life Saving Society UK is supporting #SaveOurSports, a campaign by the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, urging the Government to save grassroots sport, fitness, and leisure facilities from permanent closure due to COVID-19. Read more

Welsh Leisure Operator Newport Live, to use RLSS UK Aquatic Qualifications

We are delighted to welcome Newport Live into our fold The Welsh leisure operator has committed to training their staff from the suite of RLSS UK qualifications including the professional lifeguard standard - National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). Read more

RLSS UK’S BBC Radio 4 Appeal: Impact Report

With swimming pools across the UK now open after lockdown, the £2,902 resulting from the generosity of the Radio 4 listeners, can be put straight to work, as the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) continues to work towards nations without drowning. Read more