CIRCULAR: 136/20


TO:                   The Provincial/ District Chairman

The Provincial/ District Offices for onward distribution to Clubs

Lifesaving Eastern Cape Club Chairman and Secretaries

                        Associate Members


CC:                  The President, Vice President and Members of the Management Board, Directors

                        ILS Sport Commission Secretary – Jelle Meintsma, General Manager and LSA Staff


Date:                23rd September 2020                 


Subject:           Event Sanctioning


We welcome the move from Level 2 to Level 1 on the National Disaster Risk Plan in dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic. We are awaiting the Minister of Sport to Brief the Federations on the revised rulings around returning to sport and sporting events.


In the LSA risk mitigation plan the details around hosting sporting events is detailed and can be found on our web site . Please note clubs that do not have a letter of opening must please submit their operational plan to before activities start.


As Clubs, Districts and Provinces resume their activities we would like to remind all to observe all required protocols with regards to spectators, parents, age of participants, sanitizing, and social distancing. Those bodies that are wishing to host events, whether informal carnivals, or club, inter-club or provincial events are kindly requested to complete and submit the attached application form to  for the attention of the Director of Sport at least 21 days before the anticipated event.


We wish all well with the resumption of sport across the country.


Yours in lifesaving

(No Signature – electronic document)

Helen Herbert

General Manager


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