Sport lifesaving is the competitive element of the sport that sees lifesavers compete in skills, speed and teamwork. Competitions take place at local, regional, national and international levels and lifesavers of all ages can get involved.
Competitions are all about enjoying the experience of competing, putting the skills you learn into practice and making new friends. They provide the perfect opportunity for lifesavers to practice the skills as a team and to see how they respond under pressure. Each competition consists of two elements: incidents and speeds.
How do I get involved?
Leeds have two competitive lifesaving clubs open to both adults and juniors age 12 years and over.
Scott Hall lifesaving club – We are a friendly, sociable club with a great competitive record. We train on Tuesday evenings (term time only) at Scott Hall leisure centre, 7pm – 10.15pm (various classes). Sessions are suitable for both adults and juniors aged 12 years and over, (entry level is either ASA Gold award or ability to swim 200m)
Please apply directly to Scott Hall Leisure Centre, 0113 2624721
Leeds Phoenix lifesaving club are based in the Aquatics centre at John Charles centre for sport. Club training takes place on Thursdays from 6pm - 8pm. Sessions available for Rookies (have Dolphin 6 award or higher), seniors and adults. The seniors are looking to expand with more swimmers to build up the competition base. Everyone welcome just turn up on a Thursday evening.