Useful Links

Here you can find links to other lifesaving organisations, RLSS UK Branches and local Clubs.


RLSS UK – The Royal Life Saving Society UK. This website is the home of all Lifesaving and Life Guarding activities within the UK. It covers awards, qualifications, competitions and community activities within the UK.

IQL – Institute of Qualified Lifeguards. “The Institute of Qualified Lifeguards is the largest awarding body for lifeguard qualifications in the UK with over 37,000 awards processed each year, the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification is available in over 2200 of our Approved Training Centres.”

Lifesavers Direct. Lifesavers Direct is the definitive source for all lifesaving and lifeguarding equipment. Everything you’ll need can be found here.

RLSS Commonwealth. This website covers the work of the RLSS Commonwealth and information on the countries that make up the Commonwealth. A full list of awards and projects within the Commonwealth can also be found on this site.

ILSF – International Life Saving Federation. “The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) is the world authority in the global effort to prevent drowning and regroups national life saving organisations aiming at improving water safety, water rescue, lifesaving and lifeguarding and lifesaving sport.”

Local Clubs

All of these clubs can be found in the relevant branch clubs page.

Bradford on Avon Lifesaving Club
Bristol Henleaze Swimming Club
Cheltenham Lifesaving Club
Dursley Lifesaving Club
The Fire Service College Lifesaving Club
Keynsham Lifesaving Club
Sedgemoor Lifesaving Club
University of Bath Lifesaving Club
University of Bristol Lifesaving Club
Wells Lifesaving Club
Wootton Bassett Amateur Swimmming and Lifesaving Club
Yeovil Lifesaving Club

Other RLSS UK Branches

Liverpool and District
Scottish Eastern
Thames Valley

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