SLSA GB Beach Lifeguard Proficiency Test

SLSA GB Beach Lifeguard Proficiency Test

For those who wish to update their Beach lifeguard award via the yearly ‘top up’ (refresher, update or whatever it may be called), will have the chance to do so on the first Saturday of each month. The first will commence on 4th April at 10am and will last approximately two hours. All refresher days will be posted on the website and Facebook page. Cost £75(reduced fee for existing club members) Contact matthewperry6@icloud.com NB: All costs include membership to Hayle SLSC, which covers the use of the facilities and all club equipment until January...
SLSA GB Surf Lifeguard (Full Course)

SLSA GB Surf Lifeguard (Full Course)

SLSA GB Surf Lifeguard(Full Course) Commonly known as the NARS Start Date: Thursday 12th March 6pm at Hayle SLSC HQ Exam date: Saturday 25th April 9.30am – 4.30pm at Hayle SLSC HQ Pre-requisites The ability to swim 400m in under 7.30 minutes and be able to run 200m in under            40secs The SLSA GB beach Lifeguard qualification is for those people who have responsibility for life guarding and managing beaches. It has been designed to give the underpinning knowledge that will assist in gaining relevant credits on the National Qualifications Credit Framework relating to beach life guarding At Hayle SLSC we will provide:- Fitness Practical lifeguard skills and knowledge Lifeguards – roles and responsibilities Rescue techniques Life support First aid The course will run a classroom room based lesson every Thursday 6 – 8pm and a water based lesson every Sunday 1 – 4pm. With the chance to swim on a Tuesday evening at Carn Brea Leisure centre 8.30 – 9.30 pm.  All lessons will be covered by a fully trained SLSA GB Trainer. This is a fantastic opportunity for the candidate to not only gain a qualification, but to also meet new people and have fun. Cost: £95(reduced fee for existing club members) Contact:...
Pool Lifeguard Course (Plymouth)

Pool Lifeguard Course (Plymouth)

The course will be held at Plymouth life centre If any members are interested in doing there NPLQ, Free accommodation can be provided by the lovely people at Plymouth Uni.   Dates you have to be able to make: 23rd- 6pm-10 =4 hours 24th – 9am-6pm= 9 hours 25th – 9am-6 =9 hours 26th -6pm-10 =4 hours 27th -6pm-10 =4 hours 28th- 6pm-10 =4 hours 29th -6pm-10 =4 hours 30th -6pm-10 =4 hours 31st- Assessment   It will be £90 for Hayle SLSC members. Contact Cara by  Saturday 17th January if you want to do this: cara.upslc@gmail.com07597633753  ...
Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) Taster Day

Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) Taster Day

Surf Life Saving Club members from around Cornwall, joined together for a Inshore Rescue Boat Taster Day, last Saturday. The IRB is a small inflatable craft 3.88m long with a 30 HP engine, it has been specially designed to operate within the heavy surf zone. some of the modifications added to it are a protected propeller, foot straps on the floor and a flexible fuel tank to name a few. With its size,agility and speed, it handles most swells thrown at it, making it a excellent craft for getting to swimmers in difficulties. Polzeath, Newquay, Perranporth and Hayle all had members on this course which was a basic introduction to the IRB, in the morning we covered the Design and modifications of the IRB, stripping it down and rebuilding it again. after a quick pasty for lunch, it was time to get wet. We had four IRBs in the water, and had a quick turn around with the crew to stop them getting cold, we covered Launching and recovery, Driving in surf, Engine failure, How to get a casualty in to the IRB and solo driving. We will be having more courses through the year, for more information check our web site Hayleslsc.org.uk or contact Dave Parker...
Hayle SLSC – Lifeguard Training Centre

Hayle SLSC – Lifeguard Training Centre

Hayle Surf Life Saving Club is one of the top training centres, for the surf lifeguard award In the country. This is made out of a league table of 61 training centres, Hayle was in the top five, Last year they trained and assessed 44 surf lifeguards, most of these club members went on to work with the RNLI on beaches around Cornwall. While most people were grabbing their jackets, hats and gloves, Hayle Surf Life Saving Club was putting three of its members through their paces, testing them on their board rescue skills, spinal management, first aid and resuscitation skills. All candidates were successful, gaining them their surf lifeguard award. For more information on future courses contact Club Captain, Dave Parker on 07967213204 or look at the club website www.hayleslsc.org.uk. Photo Pictured left to right Rachael Thomas, Alex Pleasants and Karl Swan with Miles Johansen assessing...