New Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) programme

The new Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) programme specially designed for LIFEGUARDS has now been started by Atlantic Coast Lifeguards!! The new course is designed by RLSS specifically with  Lifeguards in mind and is available in two formats : A ‘Bolt-on’ AED course to a  NPLQ AED Stand Alone course open to all  All Pool lifeguard courses that are being held will …

Beach Lifeguard Course Bundoran surf co

Congratulations the the sucessfull candidates who passed their course in Bundoran surf co in Co.Donegal. If You are a surf school, club. college or school group that would like to run either the beach or the pool lifeguard qualification course, Call Atlantic Coast Lifeguards and we can arrange to come to you! Contact Muirtí on 086 2597688 or email muirti@live.ie

RLSS Water Safety Management Programme (WSMP)

RLSS Water Safety Management Programme (WSMP)   The Water Safety Management Programme (WSMP) is a new programme which the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) is launching in 2011 to provide training to adults who work with young people in and around the water. The programme is designed to give leaders the knowledge and skills to safely manage a structured swimming …

Rookie Lifeguard Awards & Survive and Save Program

Rookie Lifeguard The Rookie Lifeguard programme is the junior award scheme of the RLSS Ireland. For most children Rookie Lifeguard will be the first opportunity to explore water safety and alternative safe aquatic play. The Rookie skills make Rookies aware of how to take better care of themselves, their family and friends, and give them the information they need to …

Shackleton OEC Students Pass Beach Lifeguard Course

Congratulations to the students of Shackleton OEC of passing their National Beach Lifeguard Qualification with Atlantic Coast Lifeguards. The Shackleton Outdoor Education Centre is based at Colaiste Dhulaigh, a College of Further Education that provides training for those seeking a career in the outdoors. It offers a 1-Year certificate in Outdoor Recreation for those keen to develop land and water-based adventure …

22 mile charity swim for cystic fibrosis (please support this worthy cause)

A young lad by the name of James Garvey (some might know him form a the TV lifeguard series called mission beach) has decided to swim 22 miles for charity, to him the challenge is not in the swim but getting everyone to sponsor him some cash for a very worthy cause. James is a qualified RLSS lifeguard and is …

Training for your Beach lifeguard course

                                           Training sessions: There is a lot of swimming involved when on the Beach lifeguard Course so preparing yourself for it is essential! But also to remember if your not fit enough when working as a beach lifeguard, you will …

Irish Surf Association safe surfing message

With winter upon us once again surfers need to be more cautious as conditions become more extreme. Colder water and air temperatures combined with swells that are powerful, winds that are more severe and currents that are more treacherous make winter surfing more dangerous. Leave the “gun-ho” attitude at home and make safety your priority. Do not be pressurised by others …