News

Brownsea Swim Date for 2019 Set

We are delighted to announce that the Brownsea Swim 2019 will go ahead next year and are pleased to say that we have been able to create a great working group made of club members and a mix of swimmers and marshals with a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to take the Brownsea Swim forward

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Brownsea Swim 2018 - Take 2

Following the cancellation of the 29th July due to storms, the date of the Take 2 event has been set as 23rd September 2018 with a start time of approx 08:00hrs. All swimmers who’ve were down to compete on the cancelled event have the option to swim on the 23rd Sept and have been sent instructions on how to accep the place.

Keep an eye on this website for further details ref the 2018 swim, subscribe to our 2018 mailing list or join our Brownsea Swim 2018 Facebook Group to meet other swimmers and keep up to date.

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Featured Articles

Seahorse Swim Safety Cover

The weather forecasts during the week leading up to This years Seahorse Swim were forecasting Easterly winds, blowing at 16 mph with gustts up to 28 mph. This led to some serious forecast watching and warnings of potential cancellations due to sea star being too rough to hold the swim from a safety perspective. However

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Sandbanks Tri – Safety Cover

Another succesful Safety Cover event completed by RLSS Poole Lifeguard. This time out, it was the turn of the Sandbanks Traithlon organised by Michelle Holloway and Results Triathlon. 77 swimmers took to the water at 6am for the 750m course set by RLSS Poole Lifeguard. This meant an early start for all of our members.

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Stuart Bailey will never be forgotten!

It is with great sadness that we share the loss of one of the  founders of RLSS Poole Lifeguard. Stuart Bailey was instrumental in the creation of our club back in 1975. Stuart has been monumental in the club’s history and has always been a huge inspiration to many, many club members over the years.

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Club Internal Champs

It’s Club Competition time again, On Thursday February 8th RLSS Poole will run the clubs annual internal competition. The competition is designed to be a fun test of club members lifesaving skills and knowledge and is run in the following age groups. Start Times: Rookies start time  will be as per a normal session i.e

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Safetey Cover

Seahorse Swim Safety Cover

The weather forecasts during the week leading up to This years Seahorse Swim were forecasting Easterly winds, blowing at 16 mph with gustts up to 28 mph. This led to some serious forecast watching and warnings of potential cancellations due to sea star being too rough to hold the swim from a safety perspective. However

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Training

Closing Dates 2018

There will be no club sessions on a Thursday night on the following dates during 2018 29th March 30th August 27th December 03rd January

Competitions

Club Internal Champs

It’s Club Competition time again, On Thursday February 8th RLSS Poole will run the clubs annual internal competition. The competition is designed to be a fun test of club members lifesaving skills and knowledge and is run in the following age groups. Start Times: Rookies start time  will be as per a normal session i.e

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Events

Sandbanks Triathlon Safety Cover

Once again a huge thankyou to the usual team for covering the inaugural Sandbanks triathlon at stupid o’clock this morning, I know it was particularly challenging on the last turn buoy and that the swimmers were so glad to have you there to pull them back in to the shallows. Thanks to Louise Harrison, David

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Brownsea Swim Notice

Brownsea Swim Date for 2019 Set

We are delighted to announce that the Brownsea Swim 2019 will go ahead next year and are pleased to say that we have been able to create a great working group made of club members and a mix of swimmers and marshals with a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to take the Brownsea Swim forward

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Rookies

RLSS Poole – Splashdown / Pizza Hut

For those that have been enjoying the training sessions on Sunday afternoons during the summer season, the long awaited fun trip to the Splashdown followed by dinner at Pizza Hut took place went without any hiccups or losing anybody. 24 Rookies turned up and had two hours of great fun riding all the rides in

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