The Hills Life Saving

Affiliated with the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia

“Recognized as one of the best Lifesaving clubs in Australia and a breeding ground for champion athletes and coaches’’

Pool Lifesaving Overview

Pool Lifesaving tests a lifesaver’s skills in rescue, accident prevention and emergency care; teaching skills that will save lives and last a lifetime. Pool Lifesaving offers fun and friendship, all whilst building confidence, teaching teamwork, and personal development no matter how you participate.

Participation Opportunities with Hills Lifesaving

Pool Lifesaving is truly an inclusive and diverse sport with many different ways to participate.

Junior Lifesavers

Junior Lifesavers is a new and exciting program for kids aged 6- 14 years that combines the skills of swimming, rescue, accident prevention and emergency care into a series of activities and games. This program is a non-competitive offering for kids who wish to learn new lifesaving skills, meet new friends, and have fun!

Pool Lifesaving Sport

Competition training held Sunday mornings for interclub, State, National and International competitions. This will be conducted via a satellite training schedule, with location and dates to be announced shortly. Coaches include the NSW and Australian Team Coaches.

Pool Lifesaving Events
Lifesaving includes 10 core events that involve a range of skills across swimming, rescue, and emergency care.
  • Line Throw
  • Manikin Carry
  • Manikin Tow
  • Manikin Tow with Fins  
  • CPR
  • SERC (Stimulated Emergency Response Competition)
  • Rescue Medley
  • Obstacle Swim
  • Relays
  • Super Lifesaver
2023 / 2024Training & Events Calendar V1.0 Oct 23
DatesLocationTimeActivityOther Event(s)
08-Oct-23Granville9am – 11amNSW Development Squad TrainingREMINDER: State Team EOIs close
15-Oct-23WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingNSW LC Qualifying Meet / Coolangatta Gold
22-Oct-23Engadine9am-11amNSW Development Squad TrainingNo training at Waves. MSW Swimming Champs
29-Oct-23WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingMNW Swimming Champs
05-Nov-23WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingMNE Swimming Champs
12-Nov-23WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amAward Requal DateNo training – Award requal only /  MSE Swimming Champs
19-Nov-23Cabarita Aquatic9am – 12noonSeason LaunchNo Training – RLSNSW Season Launch
26-Nov-23EngadineTBCEngadine Club CarnivalNo Training – Carnival only  / NSW Junior Metro Swimming Champs
03-Dec-23WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingSurf Life Saving NSW Interbranch Champs
10-Dec-23WAVES Aquatic9am-11amNSW Development Squad TrainingNSW Senior State Age Swimming Champs
17-Dec-23WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingNSW Open Water Swimming Champs
24-Dec-23Christmas Break
14-Jan-24Engadine9am -11amNSW Development Squad TrainingNo training at Waves
18-Jan-24MSACall dayAPLSC 2024Australian Pool Lifesaving Championships Day 1
19-Jan-24MSACall dayAPLSC 2024Australian Pool Lifesaving Championships Day 2
20-Jan-24MSACall dayAPLSC 2024Australian Pool Lifesaving Championships Day 3
04-Feb-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTraining 
11-Feb-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTraining 
18-Feb-24EnfieldtbcEnfield Club Carnival TBCNo Training – Carnival only
25-Feb-24EnfieldtbcEnfield Club Carnival TBCNo Training – Carnival only / Senior Metro Swimming Champs
03-Mar-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingNSW Mult Class Swimming Meet #1 / Surf Life Saving NSW Champs (2-17 March)
10-Mar-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTraining Surf Life Saving NSW Champs  (2-17 March)
17-Mar-24GranvilletbcParra City Club CarnivalNo Training – Carnival only / NSW State Open Swimming Champs /  Surf Life Saving NSW Champs  (2-17 March)
24-Mar-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingNSW Junior State Age Swimming Champs
31-Mar-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTraining 
07-Apr-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingPossible placeholder for carnival
14-Apr-24WAVES Aquatic7:30am-9amTrainingAussies 2024 (13-21 April)
21 April – June 24Training dates and times to be determined
May / June date tbcVenue TBCFri night/ Sat/Sun NSW State Pool Lifesaving Champs 
20-Aug to 08-Sept -24Gold CoastvariousLWC 2024Lifesaving World Championships
PLEASE NOTEThe above dates may be subject to change and will be updated and advised accordingly


Visit to sign up and join look for “The Hills Swimming Life Saving” team in the Store and Select “Life Saver”