The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is the UK’s Drowning Prevention Charity, we are passionate about growing Open Water opportunities and supporting the development of best practice. We are also the UK’s leading provider of water safety education and qualifications.

Recent years have seen a huge growth in Aqua Parks across the UK and Ireland. RLSS UK has been working closely with the UK Aqua Park Steering Group since October 2017 to develop a set of industry minimum standards that will help drive high levels of safety both in operation and equipment across all Aqua Parks.

The ‘Industry Approved Aqua Park’ status will be awarded to Aqua Parks who can demonstrate that they meet the operational and equipment standards set out within the guidance.


Looks at the safe operation of the Aqua Park, ensuring the correct documents, procedures, staff and training are in place for all sessions.


Looks at safe operation and Aqua Park equipment. There is a requirement for all equipment to meet EN and BSI standards

To start your application to become an Industry Approved Aqua Park click here

The Process

Step 1 - Complete the ‘Industry Approved Aqua Park Application Form'.
Step 2 - We will then be in touch to arrange for payment and Assessor visit dates. Payment taken this year will be for the 2020 season.