Training and Qualifications

Members participate in training sessions, suitable for all ages and abilities, on water safety, lifesaving rescue techniques and life support. Members also have the opportunity to complete qualifications and awards.

Rookie LifeSaving (Age: 7-13

The Rookie Lifeguard programme is for all who are interested in swimming, lifeguarding and lifesaving and follows a specially designed programme specifically aimed at this age range. Find out more on our Rookie page.

Senior Lifesaving (Age: 13+)

Challenging and exciting awards and qualifications allow people of all ages to handle any situation that demands lifesaving, lifeguarding and life support skills. Find out more on our Senior page.

Open Water (All Ages)

All our members have the opportunity to visit and train at our Headquarters on the bank of the River Thames. Find out more on our Open Water page.