Aboriginal boy eating fruit at the Warburton Pool

 Swimming for fruit back on at the Warburton Pool

The Warburton Pool recently reopened for the season, and the local children were very excited to get back into the water! 

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Laverton trainee Krystal Thompson

 Bright future ahead for Laverton student

We spoke with Year 12 student Krystal Thompson who is studying a Certificate III in Sport and Recreation through a Royal Life Saving WA traineeship.

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RLSSWA pool operator Rosie

 Pool Operator provides Workforce Solution in Esperance

Royal Life Saving WA Workforce Solutions team member Rosie recently headed to Esperance to help out the pool operations team at the Bay of Isles Leisure Centre.

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Stars Foundation Kalgoorlie students

 Kalgoorlie Stars Foundation students learn first aid skills

Students from the Stars Foundation in Kalgoorlie recently participated in a first aid course through the Royal Life Saving WA Talent Pool program.

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Kambalda mums and bubs

 Infant Aquatics program for Kambalda community

During March and April 2021, seven of Kambalda’s youngest residents and their parents participated in a Royal Life Saving WA Infant Aquatics program thanks to BHP.

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Students swimming on their back in the pool at Kambalda

 Kambalda students take on the Bronze challenge

Students from Kambalda West District High School recently took part in an extended Bronze Medallion course at their local aquatic centre.

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St Mary's Primary School students

 Water Safety Talks for five Kalgoorlie schools

Royal Life Saving WA visited five schools to deliver Water Safety Talks to over 900 primary school children in the Kalgoorlie area in March 2021.

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Swim instructor Nicole Durrant in the pool with Leonora children

Leonora kids make leaps and bounds with swimming skills

Royal Life Saving WA recently sent a swim instructor to Leonora to provide lessons for children there.

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group of Kalgoorlie girls at a Bronze Medallion course

 Bronze skills and new Aquatic Trainer for Kalgoorlie

A Bronze Medallion course in Kalgoorlie has added a new group of lifesavers to the Goldfields population as well as producing a new Aquatic Trainer for the town!

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Children at our Goldfields Swimming and Lifesaving Carnival standing by Leiinster Pool with red Swim and Survive merchandise

 Goldfields Spirit Swimming and Lifesaving Carnival

Around 60 children enjoyed our inaugural Goldfields Spirit Swimming and Lifesaving Carnival at Leinster.

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Children at Warburton pool

Swimming for fruit and fun in Warburton

Dozens of children in the remote community of Warburton took part in the Go for 2&5 Swim for Fruit program, earning a healthy treat for swimming laps at the local pool.

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three smiling aboriginal kids after a swimming lesson

VacSwim a summer highlight for Warburton children

Despite living in one of Australia’s most remote locations, the children of Warburton enjoyed a VacSwim program during the school holidays!

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six students in the middle of a swimming lesson

 Summer swimming fun at Goldfields Oasis

138 Kalgoorlie kids have enjoyed a VacSwim program these January school holidays thanks to a partnership between Royal Life Saving WA and the Department of Education.

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children sitting on edge of pool with their swimming teacher

 Lapping up swimming lessons in Leonora

Children in the town of Leonora enjoyed a week of swimming lessons in December thanks to a Swim and Survive program delivered by Royal Life Saving WA. 

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Four children with their swim instructor in the pool on pool noodles

 Leinster families lap up swimming lessons

Royal Life Saving WA recently sent a swim instructor to the Goldfields town of Leinster, to provide much needed Swim and Survive lessons for local children.

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Pool Manager Steve Girschik with children enjoying a bowl of fruit at Warburton

 Warburton kids swimming for a healthy feed

Children in Warburton have been taking part in the Go for 2&5 Swim For Fruit program as their local pool re-opened for the season.

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Students and coaches at the Bay of Isle leisure centre holding junior lifeguard club bags after swimming event

 Developing future lifesavers in Esperance

Royal Life Saving WA recently hosted a Junior Lifeguard Club (JLC) development session in Esperance at the Bay of Isles Leisure Centre.

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Swim for fruit competition participants swimming laps

 Communities come together for Swim for Fruit challenge

The communities of Coolgardie and Laverton met up for a friendly Swim for Fruit competition!

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RLSSWA Senior Manager Workforce Solutions, Travis Doye, with Bree Bugeja by the pool at HBF Stadium

 A role model for young people in the Goldfields

Bree Bugeja is a young woman with a bright future and a real desire to achieve!

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Kalgoorlie Lifeguard James Gent with his parents Paul and Alannah

 Teen lifeguard awarded for saving a life

A young Kalgoorlie Lifeguard has been awarded after rescuing a young girl during an incident at Goldfields Oasis.

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