Safeguarding | MIS login | Member's area & E-learning
  Home page     About Us     commissions     clubs     safety     news     calendar     Fundraising     links     contact

You are here > Lifesaving Commission

Commissions

Surf Life Saving Association of Wales is the largest volunteer organisation for ocean safety and rescue work in the Principality. Our goal is "to prevent the loss of life through drowning. Becoming a Lifesaver - Anyone can become a member of a Surf Life Saving Club. There are many different forms of membership. If you are aged over 16 and a competent swimmer you can enrol as an active member and train to becoming a lifesaver. To find out more ask at your local surf lifesaving club Training to be a Lifesaver - The volunteer Beach Lifeguards are the unsung heroes of the sea. Their record in of averaging 40 rescues a year, speaks volumes for all their hard work and dedication in providing such a service to the community. These rescues would not be possible unless the lifesavers were trained to be proficient in reading and understanding the sea conditions, rescue techniques, resuscitation, first aid, and had a minimum standard of physical fitness. Therefore it is our task to provide the opportunities for their members to qualify and be continually updated in the areas. Typically throughout the year courses are provided in: Beach Lifeguarding (NVBLQ), Lifeguard Trainer, Lifeguard Assessor, First Aid, Life Support and Inshore Rescue Boats. 

For further information on Lifesaving in Wales please contact lifesaving@slsawales.org.uk



USEFUL CONTACTS

 

Technical Commission Chair

Hugh Murray

e-mail:  lifesaving@slsawales.org.uk

Secretary to Technical Commission

Phil Rees

e-mail:  secretary@slsawales.org.uk

SLSA Wales ~ Development Tutor

Darren Williams

e-mail:  Darren_Williams@rnli.org.uk

Regional Tutor ~ Vale of Glamorgan

Geraint Rees

e-mail:  geraint07@yahoo.co.uk

Regional Tutors ~ Bridgend and District

Kim James

e-mail:  kim.james7@hotmail.com

Gwyn Jones

email:  g.jones25@live.co.uk

Regional Tutor ~South West Wales

Paul Williams

e-mail:  paulkwilliams@ntlworld.com

 

Regional Tutor ~ West Wales and Awards Administrator

Richard Kedward

e-mail:  technical@slsawales.org.uk

 

SLSA Wales Child Protection Officer

Julie Wisden

e-mail:  julie.wisden@sky.com

 

 






IN THE NEWS..

lifesaving sport update june 2020
Cancellation of remaining SLSA Wales Sports Events for 2020

With the health and safety of our lifesaving community being an utmost priority...
Read more on this article

COVID update statement 10th June 2020
Dear all,

I hope everyone is keeping well and staying safe in these unprecedented times.

As we hopefully get closer to a time wh...
Read more on this article

World Masters Games 2021
Poster and details for the 2021 World Masters Games in Japan can be downloaded from the Public Documents folder in the Members area....
Read more on this article

SLSA Wales Sports Events 2020
Welsh Team & Nipper Ocean Championships Cancelled

It is with very heavy hearts that we are announcing the above events are not able to ...
Read more on this article

BEACHES COULD BE LEFT UNPATROLLED AS RNLI LIFEGUARDS LEFT WITHOUT FINANCIAL HELP
The RNLI is warning that beaches could be left unguarded once restrictions are lifted if the government furlough scheme is not extended to include its...
Read more on this article
Home page
About us
Commissions
CLubs
safety
news
calendar
Fundraising

links
contact us
member's area & e-learning
mis login AREA

© SLSA Wales 2014 - 2018 | Charity No. 1157762 | Site by webdesignerwales.co.uk

privacy policy