- Competitive Lifesaving
- Drowning Prevention
The International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) is the world authority for drowning prevention, lifesaving and lifesaving sport. ILS leads, supports and collaborates with national and international organisations engaged in drowning prevention, water safety, water rescue, lifesaving, lifeguarding and lifesaving sport.
New changes have been implemented in the ILS Competition Manual related to carrying and towing the manikin.
These can be found on ILS Competition Manual - Technical Bulletin 2 - Manikin Carry - June 10, 2014 and have been added to the Rules and Regulations page.
New deadline to bid for the rights to host Rescue 2018, the Lifesaving World Championships
18 July 2014 is the new deadline for Full Member organisations of ILS or Host Cities/Groups/Agencies/Organisations in cooperation with an ILS Full Member to submit a Bid Lodgement.
The website of the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015 (WCDP2015), held in Penang, Malaysia is online at http://www.wcdp2015.org .
World Oceans Day is an annual observation to honour the world's oceans, celebrate the products the ocean provides such as seafood as well as marine life itself for aquariums, pets, and also a time to appreciate its own intrinsic value.
|Date||Event||Country / Region|
|05/08/2014||National Drowning Prevention Summit 2014||Australia|
|08/08/2014||Australian Pool Rescue Championships 2014||Australia|
|15/09/2014||ILS Board of Directors Meeting 2014||France|
|15/11/2014||BeNe Cup 2014||Netherlands|
|17/03/2015||The 6th International Conference on Swimming Pool and Spa||Netherlands|
|TBA | 29/10/2015||ILS Board of Directors Meeting 2015||Malaysia|
|TBA | 03/09/2016||ILS General Assembly 2016||Netherlands|
|TBA | 03/09/2016||ILS Board of Directors Meeting 2016||Netherlands|