Lifeguarding success for Lily after Lifesaving Instructor course

Lily Firm, 16, completed her Lifesaving Instructor course with RLSS UK and has since taken lots of opportunities to progress within lifesaving. Read more

Trainer Assessor Karen volunteers at Birmingham Commonwealth Games

We caught up with Karen with just a few days to go until the end of the Games to see how she was getting on... Read more

RLSS UK member completes PhD Scholarship in Lifesaving

Hannah Calverley, RLSS UK member and Lifeguard, has been involved in lifesaving since she was 11 years old from competing in lifesaving sport, being a volunteer, to being a drowning prevention advocate. Read more

Professor Greg Whyte completes 125 mile record charity swim

Professor Greg Whyte, world-renowned Sports Scientist, physical activity expert and former Olympian, returned to the water on Monday 1st August to complete his 125 mile world record swim of the Upper Thames. Read more

Thank you for supporting Drowning Prevention Week 2022

The Royal Life Saving Society UK’s (RLSS UK) 2022 Drowning Prevention Week was a huge success thanks to all of our supporters and members. Read more

RLSS UK’s new clothing and uniform range is a great fit for all new and existing customers!

After a full review of our RLSS UK branded uniform and clothing range, the launch of our new, much-anticipated collection is imminent, with some lines already available from the RLSS UK Shop! Read more

Summer holiday booked? Is water safety on your packing list?

With school summer holidays either already under way or soon to be here for families across the UK, many of us will be counting down the days until we step on a plane for potentially the first time since pre-covid. However, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is asking families if they are up to date on their water safety knowledge. Read more

RLSS UK launches new lifeguard recruitment tool - RLSS UK Job Finder

RLSS UK Job Finder is a free and easy-to-use job listing service for RLSS UK Approved Training Centres and Providers (ATC/ATPs) to promote roles available in their centres. Read more

Professor Greg Whyte raises thousands for charity in aid of spreading water safety messages

On Tuesday 12 July Professor Greg Whyte set off from Lechlade Lock on his world-record attempt to swim 125 miles of the Upper Thames in record-breaking time. Read more

The weather hots up but are you hot on water safety?

As the heatwave sweeping across the UK continues, the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) fears that many people will head to waterways in a bid to cool off from the 30+ degrees reported to hit some regions this week. Read more

A new RLSS UK award that won’t be a wipeout!

RLSS UK has launched a brand-new lifesaving award - the National Surf Coach Lifesaving Award (NSCLA) - created in partnership with Surf Life Saving Association Wales (SLSA Wales). Read more

Trainer Assessor Karen secures volunteer role at Commonwealth Games

Karen Stevenson has secured a role in the media team at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Read more

RLSS UK partners with Surfing England

RLSS UK and Surfing England have signed a partnership agreement that will see both organisations work to develop water safety awards for surfing and surf coaches. Read more

Places Leisure training up future lifeguards for free

Places Leisure is giving young people the chance to get a foothold in the sports and physical activity sector with free lifeguard training from the RLSS UK. Read more

Douglas, RLSS UK Ambassador for Wales, secures volunteer role at Commonwealth Games

Douglas Thomas has secured a role on the First Responder Team at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. Read more

MPs support Royal Life Saving Society UK’s Drowning Prevention Week.

This week the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) brought its annual Drowning Prevention Week campaign to Westminster. Read more