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Drowning Prevention Week 18-24 June

A week of FREE activities hosted by UBSport in partnership with the RLSS UK. Turn up on the day or click ‘Register’ to book a place and avoid disappointment, as places for each session are limited!

*Recommended donations to the RLSS will be suggested

Monday 18th – Saver Series Workshops

12.30-1.30pm, 5-6pm & 6-7pm, Munrow Arena 1

Basic emergency CPR and First Aid for adults, children and babies.

UBSport are running the RLSS UK’s range of Save a Life series workshops, teaching basic emergency CPR and First Aid for adults, children and babies.

Would you know what to do if a baby stopped breathing?

  • Infant life support (CPR)
  • Infant choking (diagnosis and treatment)
  • Infant drowning (diagnosis and treatment)

1 in 3 people wouldn’t know how to help a choking toddler

  • Basic Life Support (CPR
  • Choking (diagnosis and treatment)
  • Drowning (diagnosis and treatment)

What would you do if someone stopped breathing?

  • Basic life support (CPR)
  • Choking (diagnosis and treatment)
  • Drowning (diagnosis and treatment)

Tuesday 19th – Adult Swim MOT and Children’s Assessments

Adult’s Swim MOT – 5-6pm, Deep Pool

A technique session for confident swimmers to receive expert advice and tips on how to improve their stroke. Our team will ask swimmers about their goals and aspirations and will offer guidance on training plans, swimming drills and corrections in the pool.

Children’s Swimming Lesson Assessment – 5.20-6pm, Teaching Pool

This assessment session is free for those intending to enrol on our swimming programme from September 2018, when we will be adding additional lessons. Our team will assess your child’s ability and recommend a stage, and bookings can be taken following the assessment.

Wednesday 20th – Rookie Lifeguard Taster Session

6-7pm – ages 8-14, Teaching Pool

The Rookie Lifeguard course teaches children how to enjoy water safely with valuable survival, rescue and sports skills. An exciting alternative and accompaniment to swimming lessons for those who can already swim 25 metres.

Thursday 21st – Fit Focus Forum, ‘Swim, Save, Survive’

6-7.30pm, Sport and Fitness Meeting Room

This special Fit Focus Forum is open to members, students AND Community. We have a range of speakers on diverse, engaging topics focused on Drowning Prevention led by Sport & Fitness members, staff, external guests and UBSport clubs.

Friday 22nd – Dance Party!

6.30-7.15pm, Teaching Pool, all ages and abilities

Guinness world record attempt for the most amount of people dancing in water across the UK at the same time! Our amazing Aqua instructor team will be delivering a fund dance session, with the depth set at 0.9 – perfect for non-swimmers!

*Please note, we need to provide photographic and video evidence of the dance party for the record attempt.

Sunday 24th – Rookie Lifeguard Taster Session

2-3pm – ages 8-14, Teaching Pool

The Rookie Lifeguard course teaches children how to enjoy water safely with valuable survival, rescue and sports skills. An exciting alternative and accompaniment to swimming lessons for those who can already swim 25 metres.

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