Do you have what it takes to be Lifeguard?

April 29 2019

We are running a 5 day National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (Generation 9) course at the Hudson Leisure Centre on Friday the 19th July.

During this 5 day course candidates will learn a wide range of life saving techniques, including First aid and how to use an AED.

Due to the physically demanding nature of this course all candidates will have to complete a pre requisite competency test on the first evening, which involves:

  • jump/dive into deep water
  • swim 100 meters on front and back and then tread water for 30 seconds in deep water
  • swim 50 meters in no more than 60 seconds
  • surface dive to the floor of the pool
  • climb out, unaided, without using the ladders/steps and where the pool design permits

The cost of this course is £250 and payment will be taken on booking.

If you would like to apply for this course or for more information please contact Caroline Ormiston on 01733 942862 or email