Lifesaving sport was primarily developed to encourage lifeguards to, maintain and improve the essential physical and mental skills needed to save lives in the aquatic environment. It has now grown into an international competitive swimming discipline.
The National Speed Championships, the largest competition of its kind in the UK, sees lifesaving athletes aged 12 and upwards from across the UK and Ireland competing for national titles in what is the only sport that has a humanitarian foundation.Read more
The National Lifesaving Championship (Nationals) is the premier lifesaving competition in the UK. Lifesaving sport was primarily intended to encourage lifesavers to develop, maintain and improve the essential physical and mental skills needed to save lives. This competition plays an important role in promoting the technical skills, knowledge and decision-making abilities of lifesavers.Read more
The Simulated Emergency Response Competition (SERC) tests the initiative, judgement, knowledge and ability of 4 lifesavers who apply their lifesaving skills to an unknown simulated emergency situation whilst working as a team.Read more
Junior competition is often referred to as a Rookie Festival. They allow children, Rookies the opportunity to showcase their lifesaving skills in a friendly competitive environment.Read more
Competitions and events can be a great way to engage existing members in Lifesaving Sport and promote Lifesaving Sport to the wider local community.Read more