OWL – Open Water Lifeguard Qualification
Please note this is the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.
INFORMATION ABOUT THIS AWARD
The Open Water Lifeguard (OWL) qualification aims to keep the rapidly increasing number of open water swimmers in the UK safe. This is the three-day, full OWL qualification, for new candidates that don’t currently hold a Lifeguard qualification. You will learn all the skills needed to provide supervision and rescue cover for planned, organised and risk-assessed activities in open water (still non-tidal).
Must be 16 years of age at the date of assessment. Be able to meet the following criteria: Confident in open water, Able to swim at least 400 metres in a pool/ open water swimming continuously on their front and showing urgency, Able to submerge under the water confidently
WHAT TO BRING
Swimming gear – costume/trunks
Towel, shower gel
2 x bright swimming hats
Shorts and t’shirt to go in the water
Footwear to go in the water
Warm clothing – inc hat and gloves
Please Note:- Hot drinks will be available, please bring lunch / snacks etc with you.
Please contact Lenches Lakes to reserve your place, a £50 deposit is required