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  • Cape May lifeguards still perfect after 105 years

    CAPE MAY — It's a streak of perfection discussed in hushed tones: In 105 years since the Cape May Beach Patrol was formed, it has never had a drowning on a guarded beach.

  • Masters' Pool Event First Day

    Check the LWC2016 Livetiming pages at

    Photos of the first day of the Masters' Pool Event can be found on the Lifesaving 2016 Facebook page at:

  • I Congreso Internacional de Prevencion de Ahogamientos

    The I Congreso Internacional de Prevencion de Ahogamientos ("1st International Conference on Drowning Prevention 2016") will be held in Motril (Granada - SPAIN) from 14th to 16th October 2016.

  • One week to go!

    Only 7 days left before the start of the World Championships Lifesaving 2016!

  • SOBRASA Rescue SC 2016

    The 16th Brazilian and 8th Southamerican Lifesaving Championship and Symposium will be held November 2016 in Florianopolis – Santa Catarina - November 9 to 12 – involving 600 athletes from 20 different states from Brazil and international, Uruguai, Peru, Chile, Portugal, Venezuela, and Argentina.

    A symposium will be held at the same moment expecting more that 6.000 attending.

    The event is nominated following the ILS example as "Sobrasa Rescue – SC 2016".

  • Invitation to Host the 2017 ILS induction meeting

    The ILS Board of Directors is now seeking bids to host the 2017 ILS Induction Meeting.

    The ILS Induction Meeting; scheduled over a five days’ period during early 2017; will assemble about 100 leaders of the ILS, representing more than 50 nations.

  • Sanyo Cup 2016

    The 2016 Sanyo International Lifesaving Cup is being held in Aoshima Beach, Miyazaki, Japan from July 2nd-3rd. Events include Surf Race, Board Race, Oceanman/woman, Beach Flags, Beach Sprint, Board Rescue Tube Rescue, Oceanwoman Relay and Beach Relay.

  • Fincancial Support for SLSA Volunteer Education

    Surf Life Saving Australia is pleased the Coalition Government has today recognised a need for greater investment and resources in training for our volunteers.

    This financial commitment will greatly improve the quality of existing training and enhance opportunities to suit the busy lives of volunteer surf lifesavers. It will enable our trainers to keep up-to-date with the latest teaching methods.

    The funding, announced at Terrigal Surf Life Saving Club, NSW, includes:

  • LWC2016 British team announced

    GBR One Team is pleased to announce the selection of athletes for the Youth and Open National Teams who will compete at the 2016 World Championships.

    The 24 athletes were selected following a 6-month declaration process taking account of pool and ocean results and a national trial.

  • LWC2016 Canadian National Team and Youth Team

    The Lifesaving Society of Canada is pleased to announce the selection of members to Canada’s National and Youth (15-18 years old) Lifesaving Team for Rescue 2016, the World Lifesaving Championships which will be held in Eindhoven and Noordwijk, Netherlands from 1 to 18 September 2016.

    These individuals were selected following the Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships (CPLC) in Edmonton, Alberta on May 15th.

    The National Team athletes formally invited are: