Wells Lifesaving Club post COVID recovery

We have really enjoyed hearing that people are loving being back in swimming pools and enjoying water safely, but changes have had to be made, and challenges overcome. We spoke to Wells Lifesaving Club about their experience post-COVID to get an insight into what challenges they have encountered, how they overcame them and members thoughts on being back. Read more

The Operation Ouch! Awards are back and need your nominations.

About to start filming for the tenth series of CBBC’s multi-BAFTA award-winning programme ‘Operation Ouch!’, the Operation Ouch Awards are back and Dr Chris, Dr Xand and Dr Ronx want to know your real life stories. Read more

Lifesaving Championships, Valencia, Spain 2021

The GBR Lifesaving “One Team” is selected from the membership of Royal Life Saving Society UK, Surf Lifesaving Great Britain and Surf Life Saving Association of Wales to attend both European and World championships. Read more

Swimming pool water inactivates Covid-19 virus in 30 seconds, according to new study

Findings follow research by virologists at Imperial College London, led by Professor Wendy Barclay Read more

The Royal Life Saving Society UK announce Zone3 as a new water safety partner

We are delighted to announce that Zone3, developers of the world’s highest-rated open water swimming products, are a new water safety partner. Read more

We’re giving young people a Kickstart!

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is delighted to announce that it is now ‘an approved Kickstart employer’, and is excited to be playing its part in helping boost the careers of young people across the region by supporting the UK Government’s Kickstart scheme. Read more

Enjoy Open Water Safely

Swim England has joined forces with the Royal Life Saving Society UK and British Triathlon to stress the importance of being outdoor swimming savvy in a bid to prevent ‘avoidable tragedies’. Read more

Start your career on the beach!

As part of our ongoing partnership with the RNLI and our joint focus on ensuring everyone can enjoy water safely, we’re delighted to announce that recruitment for the RNLI’s 2021 lifeguard team is now open! Read more

Honours abound for RLSS UK associates!

We’re delighted to start 2021 by sharing some good news from our lifesaving community. Read more

Joint statement from SLSA Wales & RLSS UK

2014 saw Lifesaving governing bodies and service providers from across the UK working in close partnership to develop the National Vocational Beach Lifeguard Qualification (NVBLQ). Further collaboration with the RNLI led to the agreement for this vocational award to be recognised as the minimum standard for all beach lifeguards and beach lifeguard service operators.  The NVBLQ remains recognised as a pre-requisite for employment for RNLI beach lifeguards across the UK. Read more

Important Information about RLSS UK Shop

On the 16, December 2020, RLSS Direct will close its doors and, the brand new, exciting RLSS UK Shop will open. We can’t wait for you to see the new look and feel. Read more