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Brownsea Swim 2018-Take 2

Jul 28th, 2018 | By

Updated on 04th August Following the cancellation of the swim on 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 were down to compete on the cancelled event have the option to swim on

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Brownsea Swim 2018 Update

Jul 27th, 2018 | By

As you all know the weather is not looking great for Sunday (typical eh! especially after all this glorious weather we have been having),  So just to advise you that we are continuing to monitor the forecasts and we are still intending to go ahead with the setup day tomorrow (sat). The wind conditions tomorrow

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Seahorse Swim Safety Cover

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By

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

Jun 24th, 2018 | By

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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Closing Dates 2018

Feb 4th, 2018 | By

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



Stuart Bailey will never be forgotten!

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

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

Jan 20th, 2018 | By

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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Brownsea Swim – 2017 Report

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

Despite the horrible stormy weather during the days leading up to RLSS Poole Lifeguard’s annual Brownsea Island Swim, on the morning of the swim the sun was out, the wind was calm and 300 swimmers turned out to take part in the 6.5km swim around Brownsea Island. This has become one of the most iconic

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Brownsea Swim – 2017 Sponsorship Totals

Jul 27th, 2017 | By

The total amount of money generated by this years Brownsea Island Swim through swimmers using it to raise money for Charities of their own choice, now stands at a massive £27,764.29 This brings the total sum raised by the swim since 2009 to a whopping £151,955.21 which is something I think that RLSS Poole Lifeguard

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Brownsea Swim – 2017 Results

Jul 24th, 2017 | By

Well done everyone on a fantastic swim – great effort all round, glorious weather and lots of happy, though tired, faces at the finish funnel. Now that’s the magic of the Brownsea Island Swim!! – We hope you all enjoyed your day with us!! 2017 Overal Results 2017 Category Results 2017 Age Group Results 2017

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