saving lives since 1913

Lifesaving South Africa

Lifesaving South Africa is SA's peak water safety, drowning and rescue authority.

MISSION

LSA is the National Association for Lifeguarding and Lifesaving Sport in South Africa. In these roles LSA leads, supports, and partners with national and international organisations committed to drowning prevention, water safety supervision, emergency response and sport.

VISION

Lifesaving South Africa is the national authority in the effort to prevent drowning.

our motto

Vigilance and Service.

Values and Goals of Lifesaving South Africa

Lifesaving South Africa is an internationally renowned lifesaving organisation.

Lifesaving South Africa is the National Leader and Advocate for best practices in medical, educational and rescue issues in lifesaving and lifeguarding. Form alliances to advocate and implement strategies to reduce the drowning of all, with specific emphasis on children. Increase the participation in Lifesaving Sport.

our values

In the spirit of lifesaving, Lifesaving South Africa believes in the core values of Volunteerism, Humanitarian Principles, Tolerance and Acceptance for all, Equity through diversity, Evidence Based Learning, Friendship and Camaraderie.

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membership and rescue stats

MICRO NIPPERS (3-7) MALE
MICRO NIPPERS (3-7) FEMALE
NIPPERS (8-13) MALE
NIPPERS (8-13) FEMALE
Juniors (14-15) MALE
JUNIORS (14-15) FEMALE
SENIOR (16+) MALE
SENIOR (16+) FEMALE
MEMBERS WITHOUT AWARDS MALE
MEMBERS WITHOUT AWARDS FEMALE
Rescues 2021/2022
Rescues to date
First Aid 2021/2

Latest events

Upcoming events calendar

ILSA Events Championship and Drowning Prevention Conference

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DHL Lifesaving SA National Championships

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