COVID-19 NOTICE

Important Notice: 12 March 2020

ATTENTION ALL MEMBERS: CANCELLATION OF WATER SAFETY ACTIVITIES

The Chairman of Water Safety Ireland has directed that all water safety classes be cancelled until further notice. The situation will be reviewed as the environment in relation to COVID 19 improves.

The Chairman regrets this decision but is taking it in the public interest and that of all our valuable volunteers nationwide who provide these important classes.

Water Work

The IWS syllabus covers water safety basics, personal survival up to advanced rescue and spinal injury management.

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CPR

As well as water work, the IWS syllabus covers CPR. Lower awards cover CPR basics. As students progress they gain skills for AED use, treating choking and drowning.

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Dublin Lifesaving Team

As well as a good life skill, lifesaving is also a sport.

Dublin compete nationally and send competitors to international competitions. Ages range from Nippers (8-14) all the way to Masters (30+)

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Water Safety Weeks

Our Summer Programme includes outdoor water safety weeks.

Locations: Skerries, (Rush week on cancelled due to ongoing water quality issues)

 

Details of our 2019 Summer Program are yet to be announced.

*Wetsuit recommended