Report Damaged Public Rescue Equipment to us

Using the iconic image of a perry buoy life ring, as featured in our logo and also doubling as our mascot Perry Buoy - the ‘Keep ‘em peeled for Perry’ project encourages members of the public to be on the look-out for lifesaving equipment when they’re out and about. Read more

IQL UK’s new National Pool Supervisor Qualification is endorsed by CIMSPA

IQL UK, awarding body of the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS UK) – the Drowning Prevention Charity, is delighted to announce that CIMSPA (the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) have formally endorsed their new National Pool Supervisor Qualification (NPSQ). Read more

Easter Endgame superhero challenge!

To tie in with the launch of Marvel’s new  ‘Avengers Endgame’ film we are calling all kids to take part in our competition to draw a water safety superhero! Read more

FREE VIP TICKETS - World Humanitarian Forum. 17-18 April, ExCel London.

Next week, 17-18 April, London’s ExCel venue plays host to the World Humanitarian Forum. Read more

New RLSS UK Pool to Pond award allows operators to tap into open water swimming trend

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) has launched a new award to help operators cater for the growing demand for open water swimming. Read more

RLSS UK secures three-year partnership with Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust

RLSS UK has secured a new long-term partnership agreement with Wigan Leisure & Culture Trust, which operates health and fitness facilities under the Inspiring Healthy Lifestyles brand. Read more

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 England Read 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