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  • Lifesaving at The World Games 2017

    National Team Athletes and Officials from Australia, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Poland and Spain are preparing to partake in the Lifesaving events at The World Games 2017, held in Wroclaw, Poland from the 20th until the 30th of July.

    The Opening Ceremony of the 10th edition of The World Games will take place on 20 July 2017 in the Municipal Stadium of Wroclaw.

  • JLA and Surf Life Saving Australia

    Surf Life Saving Australia welcomed a delegation of 8 from the Japan Lifesaving Association including President Mr Takuya Iritani and ILS Board member Ms Chiharu Aizawa for 4 days, to share knowledge and information to achieve a world free from drowning.

  • Congratulations to ILS President Graham Ford

    ILS President Graham Ford AM was awarded Life Membership of Surf Life Saving Australia 25th February 2017. Graham was Bronte Club President for 11 years and is in his 7th year as President of Surf Life Saving Australia and 5th year as the President of the International Life Saving Federation which represents 130 countries and has 30 million life saving members world wide.

  • ILS Event Director

    The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) is looking for an experienced Event Director to supervise the management of ILS Events.

  • Call to Bid for the 2022 Lifesaving World Championships

    The ILS Board of Directors invites the Full Member organisations of ILS or Host Cities/Groups/Agencies/Organisations, preferably in cooperation with an ILS Full Member, to submit a Bid Lodgement to host the 2022 Lifesaving World Championships (LWC 2022).

  • ILS Signs Partnership Agreement with IOC-recognized International Surfing Association

    The International Surfing Association (ISA) has today announced a key strategic partnership with the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) to establish a universally recognized, global standard water safety course and certificate for Surfing and Stand-Up Paddle (SUP) coaches and instructors.

    The ISA has teamed up with ILS to offer the International Surf and SUP Instructor Aquatic Rescue and Safety Course around the globe.

  • Portuguese Lifesaving Federation launches the 'Drowning Observatory'

    The "Drowning Observatory" is a system created by the Portuguese Lifesaving Federation, to better account the drowning deaths in Portugal.

  • ILS Surf Lifesaving Sport Receives a Boost in Phuket, Thailand

    The ILS Asia Pacific Region held a Surf Lifesaving Sport Coaching Workshop in Phuket Thailand from 7 to 10 December 2016.

    The aim of the workshop was to stimulate and facilitate increased lifesaving sport activity through focusing on coaching to build local capacity in beach/ocean lifesaving sport knowledge, skill and networks which with ongoing guidance and assistance will lead to an improved sporting opportunities and also contribute to a reduction in drowning death and injury across the Asia Pacific Region.

  • LWC Adelaide 2018 Meeting

    The team at LWC Adelaide 2018 were honoured to have Graham Ford (President of International Life Saving Federation (ILS) / Surf Life Saving Australia) in South Australia this afternoon to meet with John Baker (President | Surf Life Saving SA / Chair | LWC Adelaide 2018 Executive Committee) and the LWC Adelaide 2018 team.