GBR Lifesaving Steering Group are pleased to announce the appointment of the new Management Team

The GBR Lifesaving Steering Group are pleased to announce the appointment of the new Management Team, who will be looking after our representative Teams attending the 2019 European Lifesaving Championships and then Rescue 2020.Read more

Women & Leadership International (WLI) announce funding of up to £1,000 for emergency services sector women now available

RLSS UK are delighted to support WLI as they announce their administration of a national initiative.Read more

Operation Ouch are looking for heroes!

As our Rookie Lifeguard campaign week draws to a close, the popular CBBC TV medical programme ‘Operation Ouch!’ are on the lookout for some heroes of their own.Read more

Swim England reach 150 year milestone

Swim England reach 150 years as the national governing body for swimming in EnglandRead more

RLSS UK confirm England’s coaching team for the Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving

The Royal Life Saving Society UK is delighted to confirm Gary Lee, Richard Jagger and Rhianna Field and as England’s coaching team for the upcoming Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving.Read more

Welsh Team Management Appointed for the upcoming Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving.

The Royal Life Saving Society UK is Delighted to confirm Jon Gwynn as Welsh Team Manager and Simon Parker as Assistant Team Manager for the upcoming Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving.Read more

Teach young people to save lives

A lack of lifesaving techniques, first aid knowledge and the confidence to use these skills is putting people’s lives at risk. Educating young people will help save lives.Read more

New campaign aims to turn the day-to-day into save the day!

#BeaLifesaver is the new campaign from the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), aiming to re-position the role of a lifeguard as a lifesaver and seeks to attract a more diverse workforce to the role.Read more

Royal Life Saving Society UK issue safety advice as winter weather continues

With reports over the weekend of emergency services called to assist in two pet rescues, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) have urged the public to take extra care of themselves and their pets, when out and about in the wintery weather.Read more

RLSS UK partners with travel experts

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) has teamed up with the work and travel experts, Smaller Earth, to train thousands of young people as lifeguards.Read more

Become an RLSS UK Youth Ambassador

The RLSS UK Youth Ambassador is an exciting new role which will see successful applicants form part of the Society’s first ever Youth Board.Read more

Michael Rosen’s letter in The Guardian

We read Michael Rosen’s letter in The Guardian this morning, with interest and were keen to share our viewpoint on his concerns:Read more

Ben Stevens has been appointed England manager for the upcoming Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving.

The Royal Life Saving Society UK is Delighted to confirm Ben Stevens as England manager for the upcoming Commonwealth Festival of Lifesaving.Read more

RLSS UK Open Water Festival

Saturday 25 May sees our Open Water Festival take place at a brand new venue for 2019 - Sywell Country Park in Ecton, Northamptonshire.Read more

Start your career on the beach as an RNLI lifeguard!

As we daydream of warmer weather and sunny days, the RNLI are already on the look-out for this season’s lifeguard team. The RNLI is in search of new recruits to spend the summer working on some of the UK’s most popular beaches, with applications now open for 2019’s beach lifeguards.Read more

Managing Safety at Inland Waters

As the UK’s Drowning Prevention Charity, we welcome the release of RoSPA’s report ‘Managing Safety at Inland Waters ’.Read more

How technology is enhancing water safety

We’re delighted to read two stories this week, about how technology is enhancing water safety and being used to prevent drowning...Read more

Operation Florian – water safety in action

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

NEW YEAR, NEW SKILLS

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

Rick Tazzini takes over from Di Steer as RLSS UK interim Chief Executive

Rick Tazzini takes over from Di Steer as our interim Chief Executive on 1 January 2019 until our new permanent Chief Executive takes up the role. Rick joined RLSS UK in July 2018 as interim Finance Director to help support the organisation’s financial governance and commercial work.Read more

Senior appointments strengthen and refresh Royal Life Saving Society UK

The Drowning Prevention Charity announce a new Chair, two new Trustees and confirm their new Director of IQL UK.Read more

17-24 years old and just qualified as a lifeguard? Then the BBC are looking to speak to you for their new series of BBC Bitesize.

Could you share your journey and experiences to help other young people make career choices of their own?Read more

Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide, Australia

From 16 November to the 2 December, the lifesaving community descended on Adelaide, Australia, for the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC).Read more

Be a lifeguard in America this summer with Camp Leaders.

Working at a summer camp in America is possibly the greatest job on Earth. You’ll spend 9 weeks working with children in unbelievable locations, spending your days on the lake and having the time of your life, all while earning spending money for your travels.Read more