Q. What equipment is used in the sport of pool lifesaving?

A. Rescue tubes, throw ropes, tow manikins, obstacles and fins.

Q. What age do the participants have to be?

A. Junior Lifeguard Club suggests from 8 to 14 years of age and Pool Lifesaving is usually from 14 and over. Competition ages are under 14, under 16, under 19 and open.

Q. Where can I get involved in pool lifesaving activities?

A. Contact Royal Life Saving WA for your nearest access point. These include Lifesaving Clubs, Swim Schools, Swim Clubs and Schools.

Q. What are the development pathways for athletes, coaches and officials?

A. Club and School Programs

Regional & State Competitions

National Competition

International Competition

Q. Do I need to be a strong swimmer?

A. It is advantageous to be able to swim 50m comfortably.