Don’t Drink and Drown is a national campaign that warns drinkers to steer clear of walking by or entering water when under the influence of alcohol. Read more
Millions of frustrated Aquaphobics are being given the chance to take back control of their lives and overcome their fear of the water with the launch of a pioneering new course. Read more
We are the UK’s leading provider of water safety and drowning prevention education.Read more
Become a Pool Lifeguard with the RLSS UK's National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) We have trained over 90,000 Lifeguards. Click here to find out more!
RLSS UK’s Rookie Lifeguard programme gives your child the skills they need to be confident in the pool and by the sea.
As the UK’s leading provider of water safety and drowning prevention education, RLSS UK has produced an award that sets out a national standard for water safety.
each year on average in the UK and Ireland
never intended to enter the water
To drown than females
The National Lifesaving Championship (Nationals) is the premier lifesaving competition in the UK - 3 November 2018 - John Charles Centre for Sport, Leeds.
The Simulated Emergency Response Competition (SERC) tests the initiative, judgement, knowledge and ability of lifesavers who apply their lifesaving skills to an unknown simulated emergency situation whilst working as a team. Read more
Details about the 2019 event will be coming soon! Read more
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is excited to announce that the UK’s leading supplier of open water dry-bag and tow-floats, Swim Secure, has become a new water safety partner. Read more
Since the start of August, the Marketing and Communications Team have been hard at work building a brand new website for the society. Read more
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the UK’s leading water safety charity, has appointed Jo Talbot as Interim Director of its awarding body, IQL UK. Read more
Three incredible Hull Culture and Leisure (HCAL) lifeguards and staff at Albert Avenue Pools, whose quick-thinking and actions saved the life of an 81-year-old swimmer, are being presented with special awards at the Guildhall today (Tuesday 16 October). Read more