SLSGB awarded Sport England funding

SLSGB have received a grant of £39,000 from Sport England to put towards their Life Saving Sport Education Development Project.
The award will be used to encourage more people of all ages to participate more often in SLSGB’s multiple surf life saving sport activities, improving sporting competence, increasing satisfaction with sporting experience and maintaining a long term interest in life saving sport.
The funding SLSGB has received will help enhance SLSGB lifesaver pathways as well as create a clear path of progression for members to achieve. Read more on the SLGB website…

BSAC re-licensed to award Clubmark

The British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC) has been re-awarded its licence to accredit Clubmark – Sport England’s standard to encourage safe participation of children and young people in sport. As the sport’s UK Governing Body, this accreditation underpins BSAC’s commitment to the welfare of children and young people and supports our drive to get more young people participating in scuba and snorkelling.

Read more on the BSAC website…

Flying the flag for beach safety

Beach safety flags must now carry the same meaning whenever they are flown around the UK coast, delegates at the National Water Safety Congress will hear today. Organisations including the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) and Sport England were also members of the committee that produced the new standard.

They are also part of the National Water Safety Forum, which will take questions from delegates at this week’s congress. Read more on the RoSPA website…