The festival running order over the three competition days





Commonwealth Championship Heats - Day 1

Commonwealth Championship Finals - Day 1

50m Manikin Carry
100m Manikin Carry with Fins
4 x 25m Manikin Carry Relay


Commonwealth Championship Heats - Day 2

Commonwealth Championship Finals - Day 2

100m Manikin Tow with Fins
200m Super lifesaver
4 x 50m Medley Relay


Commonwealth Lifesaving Challenge
 (Festival Day 3)

Closing Ceremony

Aquatic SERC
Dry SERC (Resuscitation)
12.5 m Line Throw
100m Lifesaving Medley Swim
50m Swim and Non-Contact Tow

Closing Ceremony

Closing Ceremony

Details coming


Aquatics Centre at John Charles Centre for Sport, Middleton Grove Leeds LS11 5DJ

The Aquatics Centre at John Charles Centre for Sport is a relatively new facility which opened in 2007.

The whole site is in good condition with an extensive range of amenities. 


An indoor 50m Pool, with 10 lanes and moveable floor (allowing a 2m uniform depth) is next to 17m x 15.5m pool (suitable for warm up and cool down).

Competition Pool

Length: 50m Pool

Lanes: 10 Lanes - 2.5m wide

Depth: 2m

Starting Blocks: Between 0.5m and 0.75m above water surface, surface area in excess of 0.5m2 and covered in a rough nonslip material.  Slope is not less than 10 degrees.  Each block has a large lane number visible on each side.

Lane Ropes: Anti-splash competition lane markers

Temperature: Generally, 27oc

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