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Government Grant awarded to RLSS Poole Lifeguard.

Mar 1st, 2015 | By

The club was recently awarded a government grant of £7000.00 to be used to purchase new Dry Suits and Safety Helmets for use with our Rescue Boat IRB Legacy. The cheque was presented by the government minister The Right Honourable, Mr John Hayes, Minister of Transport at a ceremony which was very kindly hosted by

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Volunteers Required

Feb 14th, 2015 | By

For those who are not aware RLSS Poole Lifeguard is not all about the Thusday Night Training Sessions and achieving awards, a huge amount of our club work is all about providing SAFETY COVER  cover at various events throughout the year. We are now using VOLUNTEER SIGN UP SHEETS on our website, which allows our members to not

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Brownsea Swim Entry Now Closed

Feb 13th, 2015 | By

The Brownsea Swim Entry Form – is now Closed We had 375 entries for 300 places this year in less than 2hours. We will now start the process of analysing the data and will hope to get the Stage 2 invites off as soon as possible, please be patient. Very sorry to dissapoint those who

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Internal Club Comp – 29th Jan 2015

Jan 10th, 2015 | By

Aim of the Competition: To engage all members of our Club, in a test of knowledge, skills and sport. It is open to all members, and each competitor will be competing against his or her peers. At the end, an overall Club champion will be crowned. Competition Structure: The competition will comprise of 3 different

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Human Race Poole Swim – Huge Success

Sep 30th, 2014 | By

What a fitting end to a long hard season with another successful event covered. Once again a big thank you to all the paddlers, foot patrols and boat crews for covering the Human Race Poole Swim at Sandbanks on Sat 27th Sept. Over 400 swimmers took to the water and were very pleased to be

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Brownsea Swim 2014 Photographs

Jul 15th, 2014 | By

David Beater Photography has published a blog on their website which includes some lovely examples of his work which capture the magical spirit of this years swim. It is well worth a visit, you can also order prints directly from him should you wish to. David’s own comment was “Thanks very much for having us to photograph your

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Brownsea Swim 2014 Results

Jul 13th, 2014 | By

Another successful year and some more happy faces (and some grimaces) on what proved to be a very successful swim. A full report to follow. The result have now been published – see the Brownsea 2014 Info Page to view them. Follow the link below to view the official photographer’s   website and some cracking photos. Brownsea

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300 Swimmers for 2014

May 14th, 2014 | By

We have recently taken a view on how popular the event is and have added another 25 swimmers to the original 275 that made the cut. This now takes us to a record 300 swimmers and leaves only 40 or so on the reserve list. We still require volunteers to assist with the safety cover

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Dates for your Diaries

May 14th, 2014 | By

The Club needs your help with providing Safety Cover  at the following events. (min age 14 year old) Swanage Bay Triathlon 1st June 2014 EDOWSC Seahorse Swim – 22nd June 2014 Brownsea Island Swim  – 13th July Human Race Poole Swim – 27th September Why not pop along to one or more of the PBCLSA

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EDOWSC Safety Cover

Apr 16th, 2014 | By

The Club provided its first safety cover of the year, by starting the Tuesday night sessions for EDOWSC at Shore Road. Emma Marjason and Sam Harrison were joined by Anita Kovács to provide the safety cover, in what can only be described as some very challenging conditions. 2 swimmers were rescued in total when they got into

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