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

Voting is now open!

On Thursday 17 September 2020, full information on how to vote online (including candidate details) will be emailed to all members, check you email for the latest information. Read more

RLSS UK and CIMSPA partner to access Sport England grant funding for the leisure sector

We have partnered with CIMSPA to access grant funding, for essential training. The aim is to support requirements for around 11,000 new and existing employees to be qualified; enabling more swimming pools to open and operate. Read more

The Pride of Britain Awards are back for 2020!

The Royal Life Saving Society UK is delighted to be supporting this year’s Pride of Britain Awards, sponsored by the Daily Mirror, and they’re already on the look-out for everyday heroes. Read more

Update On Our System - tahdah

An update on our brand new system, tahdah and the functionality that is benefiting you! Read more

The Royal Life Saving Society UK welcomes Loan A Lifeguard as a new water safety partner

A shared vision of keeping people safe around water and improving water safety has seen Loan A Lifeguard become a Water Safety Partner of the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK). Read more

Royal Life Saving Society releases Commonwealth drowning mortality data

Inaugural Commonwealth report identifies drowning as a serious health issue and highlights proactive prevention measures Read more

The search is on, for Scottish lifesaving heroes!

Produced by the Pride of Britain Awards, the Pride of Scotland Awards is an equally prestigious event putting Scotland’s unsung heroes centre stage, in a landmark national event at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, for the first time. Read more

The Operation Ouch! Awards are back and need you!

Multi-BAFTA award-winning CBBC programme, Operation Ouch! are on the lookout for medical heroes for The Ouch! Awards and would like your help to track them down. Read more

Launch of partnership as fears grow for drowning increase in the UK

Launch of partnership with Child Bereavement UK as fears grow for drowning increase in the UK Read more

Luisa Petta using her lifesaving skills at the frontline of fighting Covid-19

RLSS UK member Luisa Petta, has been using the skills she learnt as a lifeguard in the fight against COVID-19. Read more

The Royal Life Saving Society UK and the Black Swimming Association stand together, committed to positive change

Earlier this year, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) Board of Trustees defined their purpose as ‘to enhance communities, so that everyone can enjoy being in, on or near water, safely – because every life is worth saving’. Read more

Free Online Ongoing Training for NVBLQ Holders

We are delighted to be offering free, online, ongoing training for all National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ) holders. This online training can be completed in the safety of your own home and will be recorded as evidence to be used when renewing your NVBLQ. Read more

RLSS UK welcomes life-like manikin manufacturer Ruth Lee Ltd as a new Water Safety Partner

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is excited to announce that a world-leading provider of life-like manikins and training aids, Ruth Lee Ltd has become a new RLSS UK water safety partner. Read more

Fundraising round up May 2020

Since lockdown and more specifically, the temporary shutdown of the leisure industry, we, like so many other organisations, have been in a period of protection so that we can ride this wave of uncertainty. Read more