Click here for RLSS UK Industry Guidance

The following links are to guidance from organisations that support the leisure industry and could provide clarity in aspects of running a facility. 

Lifeguard Technology (ALT) - Guidance for Operators

Industry guidance prepared for and intended for consideration by UK Swimming Pool Operators of public lifeguarded swimming pools that have or are considering installing automated monitoring and detection system. Click here to view.


Swimming Pool Guidance

The Health and Safety Executive publication Health and Safety in Swimming Pools (HSG179) provides guidance for all those involved in the operation and management of swimming pools. A free copy is available to download here.

ukactive Guidance

ukactive exists to improve the nation's health by getting more people more active. ukactive provides services and facilitates partnerships for a broad range of organisations. They have developed various products and documents to drive up standards across the entire sector.

Click here for further information.

Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG)

The Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG) is a UK-based independent, non-commercial membership organisation dedicated to raising standards in pool water treatment. Over the last 35 years, their work has made them the authoritative source of standards and guidance in the management of swimming, spa and hydrotherapy pools. On their website, you will find a range of information for ensuring the technical operation of swimming pools meet the highest possible standards. 

Guidance For Front-Line Staff To Assist Trans People To Access Leisure Facilities

ukactive and CIMSPA have created guidance for front-line staff to assist trans people to accessing leisure facilities. This guidance is aimed at customers classed as adults, i.e. 16 or 18 (depending on local policies); this age is 18 in most of the United Kingdom, as per the Gender Recognition Act (2004). Click here to download