Royal Life Saving has been advocating the safe participation in aquatic activity for over 100 years.
The Swim & Survive Lifesaving Units philosophy is that anyone interested in participating in aquatic based activity in WA should first master a range of swimming and water safety skills.
Our key community aquatic education programs include:
Western Australians are drastically underestimating the risks of recreating in and around rivers, creeks and streams. A recent national report by the Royal Life Saving Society revealed that these in-land aquatic settings are the most deadly with 735 Australians drowning in a river, creek or stream between 2002 and 2012. Despite this, results from a local survey conducted over the last fortnight by Royal Life Saving Society of WA (RLSSWA) show that less than 5% of Western Australians identify this location as the most life threatening.