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Malcolm Acreman RIP.

Jun 3rd, 2019 | By

It is with extreme shock that I write this tribute to Malcolm Acreman who sadly passed away during his sleep on the the morning of Monday 3rd June 2019, aged just 73. Malcolm has been an extremely active member of RLSS Poole Lifeguard since for a very long time and was our Pool Training Officer

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Brownsea Swim Partnering with the National Trust

Mar 13th, 2019 | By

As always we have been eager to work close with the National Trust – Brownsea Island and have created a long lasting partnership with them and the Brownsea Island Swim. This year we’re very keen to take this partnership to new levels and as such have agreed to working closely with the National Trust to

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Notice of EGM & AGM reminder.

Feb 5th, 2019 | By

Please be aware that the up coming AGM will take place on Wed 6th March 2019 at the Training Room at the Poole Harbour Commissioners Training Center.  Starting at 19:30hrs EGM NOTICE 15 minutes prior to the start of the Annual General Meeting the club will hold and Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to propose the following

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2019 Membership Fees Now Due!

Dec 27th, 2018 | By

A reminder that Membership Fees for 2019 are now due, if not already done so, please complete your renewal by 31st January 2019 to remain a member of RLSS Poole Lifeguard. You would have received a membership renewal notice by hand on a Thursday evening during December or via royal mail with all your details

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Brownsea Swim Date for 2019 Set

Oct 10th, 2018 | By

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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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

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”22″ gal_title=”Sandbanks Tri 2018″] 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

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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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