What is Pool Lifesaving

Are You Ready For a Challenge?

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in the dynamic sport of Pool Lifesaving.

Learning the skills of Pool Lifesaving can easily be incorporated into your current swim program, swim club or school sports. Have our Sport Development Program Officer or one of our states competitors come out to your pool and teach you all the skills needed to run a successful program from beginners through to the elite athlete.

Royal Life Saving has an established pool lifesaving sport participation pathway that provides opportunities for lifesavers from community level to elite level.

The sport of Pool Lifesaving tests a lifesaver's skills in rescue, accident prevention and emergency care, teaching skills that will save lives and last a lifetime. Pool Lifesaving builds confidence, teaches teamwork and is perfect for those who want to add an extra dimension to their swimming. It also provides a great opportunity to learn or refresh your resuscitation and rescue skills.

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How to Get Involved in Pool Lifesaving

For Individuals

Pool lifesaving is an ideal alternative to widely recognised sports such as football, basketball, netball or hockey. If you're looking for an alternative sport to increase your fitness while also learning valuable lifesaving skills find out more by filling in the form at the link below.

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For Schools and Clubs

It's also a great addition to swim school's current learn-to-swim programs, swim clubs or even school swimming program.

Have one of the Royal Life Saving Sport Development Program Officers come out to your pool and teach you all the skills needed to run a successful program, from beginners (of all ages) through to the elite athlete.

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Want to Join a Club?

Are you interested in getting involved in the Sport of Pool Lifesaving or just want to get fit, join a club near to you.

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Pool Lifeguard

Learn how to become a Pool Lifeguard. You can start a career or a summer job.

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