New NPLQ course dates for 2016 at Roko Health Club York

Our summer 2016 Lifeguard Course is being held at Roko Health Club York.
Roko is state of the art modern health club with great facilities. Our lifeguard courses will be held in the first floor meeting/conference room and the main pool. Our National Pool Lifeguard Qualification accredited by the Royal Lifesaving Societey (RLSS). All of our courses follow the latest 8th edition and include Automated External... more

Drowning Prevention Week 18th -26th June 2016

One person drowns every 20hrs in the UK and many more suffer life changing injuries due to near drowning.

Get involved by visiting the RLSS website for more information.

New NPLQ course dates for 2016/2017 coming soon!

We are just in the process of planning our schedule of Lifeguard courses for Summer 2016 - 2017 so if you are looking for a course please call us on 0370 850 1186 so we can add you to our waiting list.

100% Pass Rate

Our April Lifeguard course in York was a great success with all course students passing with flying colours! We strive to ensure that we offer the best courses that are provided by our fully employed team of industry specialist trainers. We ensure that when you attend one of our lifeguard courses we will make it fun, enjoyable and interactive and thats what sets us apart from the rest!

Drowning Prevention and Awareness This Summer

Every year more than 400 deaths are caused by accidental drowning in open waters. Drowning is the third highest cause of death in children and claims the lives of at least 360,000 people worldwide each year!

The Royal Life Saving Society (RLSSUK) promote water safety to aid the reduction of drowning incidents by promoting a national campaign called... more

York Lifesaving Competition 5th October 2013!

We are extremely proud to announce York’s very own lifesaving competition will be held at Energise leisure facility on 5th October 2013 (6.00pm – 9.00pm).

The Sport and Active Leisure Team from the City of York Council and Ebor Lifesaving Club invite you to enter a team/s in the York Lifesaving Competition 2013.

We aim to get local groups of volunteer and professional lifeguards form pools in the York area to come along for a fun but competitive event to raise the profile of... more

July NPLQ Course

Our lifeguard trainers Adam and Craig are half way through our July National Pool Lifeguard Course at Energise in York. Our group of candidates are learning new skills with each session they attend. Many people think that you attend a lifeguard course just to learn how  to perform rescues however we teach lifeguards how to prevent accidents and incidents occurring along with many other important skills.

Our next pool lifeguard course in York will also be held at Energise at the end of... more

Laerdal Manikins at Fantastic Prices!

Laerdal CPR manikins are perfect for lifeguard trainers to use when teaching CPR skills. Laerdal products are great value, durable and easy to maintain. Don't be tempted to buy cheap imitation products as with most things you will probably buy twice! First Rescue Training & Supplies Limited is an authorised Laerdal distributor and offer the full product range on-line at great prices. For a limited period if you purchase a... more

Lifeguard Job Opportunities in York

Already a lifeguard or want to gain a lifeguard qualification?  There are current job opportunities available in York at Energise Leisure Facility -

Energise are looking for a number of highly motivated leisure assistants to work daytime, evenings and weekends to cover a wide ranging activity programme including there Hydrotherapy pool. Normal duties include: lifeguarding the... more

Drowning Prevention Week 22nd - 30th June 2013

Did you know that drowning cauases more than 400 deaths per year in the UK? Its the third highest cause of death in children and claims over 400,000 lives per year worldwide. Get involved with drowning prevention week and raise awareness.

Learning how to use an AED is safe and simple

All students that attend our lifeguard courses in York are trained how to operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) as standard. At First Rescue Training & Supplies Ltd we feel it is important that everybody should learn how simple it is to use an AED. Our experienced trainers will put you at ease and guide... more

Need a defib for your leisure centre?

If you are considering buying an AED for your leisure centre then visit for the best advice, choice and value for money. Ensure that if you buy an AED for a pool environment that it has a good IP rating (IP rating stands for ingress protection). The model shown in our picture is a... more