Supporting RLSS UK the drowning prevention charity
RLSS UK provide a wide array of awards and a lot of these awards can be run in our local clubs, so why not become a lifesaver:
The new “Survive & Save” programme has been reviewed and developed over several years with many trainers, committees and candidates contributing to a new and exciting format for our clubs, trainers and YOU the candidate.
“Survive & Save” is the most significant update to the Senior Awards programme for a generation and we are confident that you will find the programme interesting, stimulating, challenging and rewarding.
So, before you explore our new “Survive & Save” Awards let me wish you luck on a journey that will equip you with the tools to not only save your own life, but maybe someone else’s!
The Rookie Lifeguard programme is the junior award scheme of the RLSS UK. For most children Rookie Lifeguard will be the first opportunity to explore water safety and alternative safe aquatic play.
The Rookie skills make Rookies aware of how to take better care of themselves, their family and friends, and give them the information they need to promote water safety in their day to day activities. The awards contain survival, rescue and sports skills as well as Life Support and water safety elements.
Rookie Lifeguard is primarily aimed at children aged 8 -
Also part of the Rookie Lifeguard Programme are the Water Safety, Life Support and Bolt-
Rookie Lifeguard is part of the National Plan for Teaching Swimming (NPTS) developed by the Amateur Swimming Association although it can also be run as a stand-
Why not become a Rookie Instructor and help at one of our clubs or start your own See here: http://www.rlss.org.uk/rookie/script/RookieLifeguardReg.phpRLSS UK Membership benefits and joining here.