World Drowning Prevention Day 2021

The first ever World Drowning Prevention Day (WDPD) will be celebrated this year on 25 July 2021 with activity being co-ordinated by the World Health Organisation (WHO). More information can be found here:

18th Rescue India & 1st India Cup – 2022

Aquatic complex, Velachery, Chennai –India SDAT, Velachery Main Rd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

The 18th Rescue India and the first INDIA CUP – 2022 will run concurrently within lanes allocated for either of the Championship teams. They will be timed differently to obtain separate positions for Rescue INDIA and INDIA CUP – 2022. Rescue INDIA participants will be invited by RLSS(I) and ILLSF is inviting participants from friendly […]

European Lifesaving Championships 2021 Spain

Castellon, Spain

ILSE Spanish Member RFESS invites you to join the European Lifesaving Championship pool and ocean for National Teams Open and Youth in Spain from 12-18 September 2021 in Castellon de la Plana (close to Valencia): ELC 2021 Spain

Lifesaving South Africa National Championships

Newton Park Swimming Pool 11 2nd Ave & Worraker Street, Newton ParkGqeberha,

World records are not possible for the 200m Obstacle Swim and 4x50m Obstacle Relay. The depth at 10.5m of 1,75m doesn't meet the minimum depth of 1.80m according to the ILS Competition Rulebook. For the other events world records would be possible:  if the start would be at the deep end of the pool for […]

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction

This year’s International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction is all about governance. You can measure good disaster risk governance in lives saved, reduced numbers of disaster-affected people and reduced economic losses. COVID-19 and the climate emergency are telling us that we need clear vision, plans and competent, empowered institutions acting on scientific evidence for the […]

CIPREA 2021 – 3rd International Congress on Drowning Prevention


The Royal Spanish Lifesaving Federation (RFESS) organizes the third edition of the International Congress on Drowning Prevention (CIPREA). This event is a biennial opportunity to bring together the main experts, research, systems and information on on drowning prevention, rescue, lifesaving, water safety and lifesaving sport. CIPREA 2021, in the city of Córdoba, also gives us […]

CIPREA 2021 Spain


ILSE Member Royal Spanish Lifesaving Federation postpones the celebration of the III International Congress on Drowning Prevention (CIPREA 2021) to October 15-17, 2021. The conference venue is Córdoba, Spain. Here you will find further information and the provisional programme: CIPREA