Swansea Lifesaving Team is a sports club that can cater for all abilities. Whether you want to keep up fitness, learn new skills for life, work towards competitions or just have a bit of fun, we are the club for you!
Training is Mondays 8:45 PM - 10:00 PM (Fitness based) in the Wales National Pool
Tuesdays 8:45 PM - 10:00 PM (skills/technique based) in the Wales National Pool
We also do regular first aid training and hope to utilise our great location by putting on beach sessions throughout the year.
We have lots of socials, including lifeguard themes, drinking Olympics and more. We also have plenty of non-drinking socials if that's more your thing!
Your first session if free, no matter what time of the year!
Membership is only £15 for the year. Training is £3 per pool session, £1 per other session or £85 for the entire year. If you pay the £85 you get access to all pool sessions, first aid sessions and beach sessions. This year we have set it up so that the £85 can be paid in two instalments at the start of each semester, which will hopefully be a bit kinder on your bank account!
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Any questions, just email us or message on facebook, we are great at responding so should get back to you almost immediately!
*Please note that due to the recent COVID situation, we are looking at alternatives for training. This could mean our training locations/Times and fees could change slightly to the information above. The information will be published on our social media as well as on here as soon as we know.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q – Do I need a Lifesaving qualification?
A – No, no prior Lifesaving experience is required
Q – When do you train?
A – Mondays and Tuesday 20:45 – 22:00 at the Wales National Pool, meet us up in the Foyer by the sofas
Q – What do I need to bring?
A – Swimwear and a towel, goggles are ideal but not essential
Q - Where is the Wales National Pool?
A - Starting from the entrance to Fulton House, the best route to take is straight to the mini round-about located close to Halls of Residence. Turn left here and follow the main road passing Singleton Hospital on your right. Cross Sketty Lane at the main junction and you have arrived at the pool. The number 8 bus stops just outside the pools so it’s easy to get to from Bay.
Q – What trips do you run?
A – We participate in multiple University Lifesaving League competitions throughout the year. These consist of a weekend away at another university with a competition and a social?
Q – What are the costs of joining?
A – Lifesaving is the cheapest watersport club at Swansea University. Our Membership if only £15 for the entire year and we are happy to let you attend for a few weeks before purchasing your membership.
Q – What qualifications do you offer?
A – As we are a sports team, we, unfortunately, don’t offer a formal lifesaving qualification (NPLQ/NBLQ) however we can offer RLSS Survive and save certificates