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Lifesaving Club

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One of the most fun and varied groups; lifesaving offers the opportunity to learn invaluable skills, such as swimming and first aid, compete against other universities, and complete awards and courses. A great way to get fit, travel the country and have fun training, gaining qualifications, taking part in regular socials and letting your competitive side out!

We are currently one of the most successful teams in the University of Bristol, ranking 3rd nationally. We also currently hold one record and finished 1st and 3rd in the A and B leagues that we regularly compete in! But we are not all about the sport, we also work closely with the RLSS UK (the UK’s leading water safety and drowning prevention education charity) to promote water safety in students and to provide high quality educational opportunities for our members. Outside of lifesaving we have an active social element to the club and it is a great place to meet people and make new friends.

Everyone is welcome and encouraged to join!


Training times:

Mondays 7:00-8:00pm: Zoom - First aid and SERC theory session

Wednesdays 3:40-4:50pm: Pool, Students' Union Queens Road - Pool session, competition skills

Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm:, Stacy Room, Students' Union Queens Road - First aid session, competiton skills

Friday 6:00-7:00pm: Stacy Room, Students' Union Queens Road - First aid session, competition skills

Friday 7:00-8:00pm: Stacy Room, Students' Union Queens Road - First aid session, competition skills

First aid session, competition skills will have a maximum capacity due to room size and the three First aid session, competition skills sessions will be shared out among the club so everyone gets equal training.

For more information you can find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter @BristolUniLSC and Instagram @bristolunilsc and visit our website 

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Terms and conditions

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Membership Fee Inclusions


Prior to signing up to a Club or Society speak to the Committee to find out what your membership includes and if there are any further expenses throughout the year.


Service Standards


All Club or Society members can expect to receive:


  • The opportunity to attend regular meetings, events, activities, trips and socials as arranged.
  • The opportunity to stand for a committee position or vote in their elections (Bristol students only).
  • For Sports Club – to attend regular training sessions and have the opportunity to be selected for the teams.


Code of Conduct


When joining a club or society you are agreeing to abide by the constitution, general rules, regulations and policies of University of Bristol Students’ Union and also the Club or Society Code of Conduct which sets out the level of behaviour & discipline expected of all Club & Society members.


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Refund Policy


Any customer who pays for a membership subscription to a Bristol SU Society, Sports Club, Student Media and initiatives has a 14 day cooling off period from the time and date of purchase during which they have the right to cancel the subscription and receive a full refund. If you do decide to cancel within the 14 days, Bristol SU will refund your payment within a further 30 days of the cancellation.  To request a refund please email:


Data sharing (Sports Club members only)


Please be aware that Bristol SU may share data relating to the members of its sports clubs with the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Health (a department of the University).  This information may be used for the purposes of communicating direct with these members and/or to cross-reference against SEH's Sports Pass membership records.


As part of Bristol SU's membership of British Universities & Colleges Sports (BUCS) Bristol SU may have to share data on to its sports clubs members so BUCS can, from time to time, communicate with these members. 


Data sharing (Societies members only)


If you're joining one of the societies listed below please be aware that your name and email address will be shared with Bristol Hub for the purpose of keeping you up to date with their activities through their email “The Week”:

AIESEC Bristol, AMICUS Bristol, Anti-Slavery Society, Bristol Feminists, Bristol Friends of MSF, Bristol Marrow, Bristol Social Enterprise Society, Bristol Student Action for Refugees, Bristol University Amnesty International, Conservation Group, Bristol University Oxfam Group, Bristol University Sustainability Team, Bristol Volunteers for Development Abroad, Engineers Without Borders, Howard League for Penal Reform Student Society, International Affairs Society, Medsin Bristol, Model United Nations, and Vegetarian and Vegan Society.


For more information on Bristol Hub visit:


If you do not want your details shared with the Hub please email:

These terms shall be governed by English law and are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. Nothing in these terms shall exclude liability for fraudulent misrepresentation.