Welcome To Ebor Lifesaving Club

We meet on Friday nights at Energise from 8.00pm to 9.30pm. Anybody over the age of 8 who can swim 1 length of the pool is more than welcome. Energise feeds through their swim York scheme to Ebor Lifesaving Club where they can develop lifesaving skills and gain recognized qualifications through the Royal Lifesaving Societey.

We cover the RLSS UK lifesaving courses including Rookie Lifeguard (8-12yr olds), Survive & Save (12 + years), open water awards along with the Life Support 1 and Life Support 3 first aid courses.

Lifesaving is a sport for everyone and a lot more fun than swimming up and down. It is a valuable community skill that could save lives. Lifesavers can bridge the gap between an incident being discovered and the emergency services arriving, in effect making a crucial difference. Emergencies don’t just happen to other people it could be your family or friends who may need your lifesaving skills to save their lives.

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New dates for lifeguard training courses available.

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Stay safe this winter

Areas with frozen lakes, ponds, canals and reservoirs can be beautiful places to visit during the winter months but all too often many people risk their lives by venturing onto frozen water. In winter, children and pets are particularly at risk when tempted to play on the ice formed on open water, and adults can find themselves at risk if attempting to save them.

Robust defibrillators

Visit www.defibwarehouse.co.uk to browse our full range of defibrillators. We stock a full range of AED’s suitable for leisure centre environments and for use outdoors in harsh conditions including the popular Philips/Laerdal FRx Defibrillator. It is essential when choosing AED,s that they are suitable for the environment they are to be used in. Early defibrillation can be the difference between life and death in a case of sudden cardiac arrest. We can advise, train and supply all makes of AED.

2013 Lifesaving Competition

We are proud to announce York’s very own lifesaving competition will be held at Energise leisure facility on 5th October 2013 (6.00pm – 9.00pm).

We aim to get local groups of volunteer and professional lifeguards form pools in the York area to come along for a fun but competitive event to raise the profile of lifesaving sport.

For more information please read our blog post, download our competition invite and rules.

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I had a great time being involved with my first lifesaving competition and can’t wait for the next one! All the volunteers made me feel so welcome.
Molly Mackenzie Ward, Acted as a casualty for the lifesaving competition in 2011
Thanks for a great couple of weeks doing the lifeguarding course, really enjoyed it and would recommend it to anybody interested in doing the course. Great bunch of lads also helped me on my way.
Elliott Barker, Completed a Pool Lifeguard Course July 2013
The trainers were amazing and it helped that they had their own experience to draw from. Really really enjoyed it and would like to thank the trainers – they were both great.
Michelle Cousins, Completed a Pool Lifeguard Course July 2013