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Welcome to the Swansea Lifesaving Team!

Swansea Lifesaving Team is a sports club that open to all abilities, whether it's your first time or your 100th time lifesaving, whether your a first year or third year student! 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! We do regular first aid training and hope to utilise our great location by putting on beach sessions throughout the year!

Training Sessions

Sunday: 18:30-19:30 @ Welsh National Pool (wet side fitness based)

Tuesday: 20:00-20:30 @ Pavilion (dry side skill based)

Tuesday: 21:00-22:00 @ Welsh National Pool (wet side skill based)

Taster Sessions - FREE!

Sunday 3rd October 2021

Tuesday 5th October 2021

* Your first session if free, no matter what time of the year!


We host lots of socials throughout the year, drinking, non-drinking and themed ones! These will take place every 2 weeks, normally on a Wednesday, but may fall on other days too! Our socials are always very advertised on our social media platforms, so remember to follow!

Frequently Asked Questions 

Q – Do I need a Lifesaving qualification?

A – No, no prior Lifesaving experience is required

Q – What do I need to bring?

A – Swimwear, goggles, swim hat (not essential) and a towel! For some sessions, you made need clothes (pyjamas) you don't mind getting wet!

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. This year we are also looking at going to visit other lifesaving clubs around the UK!

Q – What are the costs of joining?

A – Lifesaving is the cheapest watersport club at Swansea University. 

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! 


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Any questions, just email, message on facebook or instagram, we are great at responding so should get back to you almost immediately!