White Strand, Miltown Malbay

 WSI Surf Lifesaving Awards

 Clare Water Safety will be delivering the following courses, aimed at introducing candidates to current Beach Life guarding skills. The skills learned will provide a base for being able to complete Water Safety Ireland's Beach Lifeguard qualification.

 
Syllabus Summary

Surf 1 
  • General beach and water safety knowledge.
  • General fitness
  • Basic Life Support
Age: 12 and 13 years of age.
Ability: Be able to swim a minimum of 50 m in sea conditions.
Equipment required: Togs, goggles, comfortable wet suit and booties, 

Surf 2
  • All items in Surf 1
  • Knowledge of surf, beach, waves, rips and tides
  • Contacting the Emergency Services.
  • General fitness.
  • Rescue Board paddling
  • Use of fins in surf conditions.
  • Use of rescue tubes.
  • Basic Life Support
Age: At least 13 years of age.
Ability: Be able to swim a minimum of 75 m in sea conditions.
Equipment required: Togs, goggles, swim fins, comfortable wet suit and booties.
Tutor: Brendan Mc Grath
 
Surf 3
  • All items in Surf 2
  • Victim identification.
  • Communication skills.
  • General fitness.
  • Board paddling.
  • Run, swim, run with tubes and fins.
  • Basic Life Support
Age: At least 14 years of age.
Ability: Be able to swim a minimum of 150 m in sea conditions.
Equipment required: Togs, goggles, swim fins, comfortable wet suit and booties.
Tutor: Brendan Mc Grath
 
Rescue Tubes and paddles boards will be provided.

Upcoming Course details

Surf 1 and 2 ( combined)
4 x Sessions.
Dates: Saturdays, 28th August and 4th,11th and 18th September, 2021.
Times: 2.00 to 4.00 pm.
Venue: Lifesaving Training Centre, White Strand, Miltown Malbay.
Places available: 12 candidates maximum.
Cost: €40 pp
 
Surf 3.
5 x sessions
Dates: Sundays, 29th August and 5th,12th,19th and 26th, September, 2021.
Times: 2.00 to 4.00 pm.
Venue: Lifesaving Training Centre, White Strand, Miltown Malbay.
            Some sessions will be in Spanish Point to help develop skills in surf  conditions.
Places available: 12 candidates maximum.
Cost: €40 pp
 
To Book 

Surf 1/2
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Surf 3

 

All classes should meet at the back of the Lifesaving Training Centre at the time allocated (will be emailed out & available here soon)

 

Also check out our FaceBook page for updates at IrishWaterSafetyClare

 

NO REGISTRATIONS will be taken in White Strand

 

Looking forward to seeing you at White Strand, Miltown Malbay

for a great swim.  

 WSI Surf Lifesaving Awards

 

The aim of these awards is to promote an awareness of safe behaviour in the outdoor environment and to teach the skills needed by the modern lifeguard on our beaches.

 

The core skills of the sport of lifesaving are also introduced during these awards. 

 

The Awards will be delivered in White Strand Miltown Malbay & Spanish Point by a Water Safety Ireland Instructor who is also a Surf Lifesaving Coach. They will be advertised in the coming days.

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