Frequently Asked Questions

 

Frequently Asked Questions

LIFESAVING FAQ

Do you have a question about Lifesaving?

I am 10 years old, how do I join the Club?
  • Come along to any club night and join in
  • You must be able to swim at least a length
  • Pay the session fee
  • If you enjoy it and want to come back you pay the Membership; there is a session fee for each session that you attend
What equipment do I need?
  • Swim wear
  • T-shirt
  • Shorts
  • Lifeguard Manual (if applicable)
  • Towel

LIFEGUARDS FAQ

How do I become a Lifeguard?

Firstly you must become a member of the Club.

A Lifeguard manual must be purchased. This includes the manual, a form for completion after assessment and the cost of the assessment itself at the end of the course.

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How long does it take to train to become a National Pool Lifeguard?

This depends on the individual. Because the club runs a rolling programme the more club nights you attend (2 hours per week) the quicker you build the knowledge and hours required. Please see club night s page for venue and times.

Do you run intensive Lifeguard programmes?

No, all our Trainers and our Trainer Assessor have daytime jobs and teach at the club in their spare time.

I am 16 years of age, can I be a Pool Lifeguard?

YES. Please see How do I become a Lifeguard . Membership is 23.00 and the session fee is 4.00 per session.

What equipment do I need?
  • Swim wear
  • T-shirt
  • Shorts
  • Lifeguard Manual (if applicable)
  • Towel

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