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  • ILS Asia-Pacific Sport Development Workshop

    ILS Asia-Pacific is conducting a lifesaving sport workshop comprising a number of theory and practical sessions delivered by relevant experts in their fields and supported by emerging coaches targeted at beach/ocean lifesaving coaches. This project will be under the guidance and support of ILS Asia Pacific and its key developed Member Organisations.

  • New Member Federations

    During the recent meetings of the ILS Board and General Assembly in Eindhoven last month, eight new member federations were accepted into the ILS family as new members in various categories.

  • Lifesaving 2016 great success

    The last few weeks Eindhoven and Noordwijk were the place to be, during the World Championships Lifesaving 2016. Around 3700 Lifeguards competed in several categories for the medals. The organisation looks back on a great event!

  • New ILS Board - 2016 to 2020

    The ILS Board of Directors 2016-2020:

  • 2019 ILS World Conference on Drowning

    The 2019 ILS World Conference on Drowning will take place in Durban, South Africa, 8 to 10 October, preceded by the ILS Commission and Board of Directors meetings that will start on 4 October.

  • Dave Thompson Knight in the Order of Lifesaving

    Dave Thompson, member of Surf Life Saving Australia and Chair of the ILS Sport Commission became Knight in the Order of Lifesaving in 2015. He received his award at a special celebration organised for him during the ILS Gala Dinner on 5th September, at the occasion of the ILS Elective General Assembly and Lifesaving World Championships in the Netherlands.

  • Medal of Rescue Awarded

    At the occasion of the ILS meetings in Eindhoven, the following Medals of Rescue were awarded:

  • ILS Hall of Fame

    Birgit Götker, Marcel Hassemeier and Stacey Bowley were recently inducted in the ILS Hall of Fame.

  • LWC2016 Survey

    The International Life Saving Federation wishes to keep improving the World Championships and therefore your opinion is very valuable to us. We issued a survey to identify what worked well and where improvements can be made for future World Championships.

    Please follow this link to the Survey Monkey Rescue 2016 Member Survey: