Water Rescue

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Scouts go to the local swimming pool and learn how to safely rescue someone from water without putting themselves at risk.


Swimming Pool, Throw lines, poles/ golf clubs etc / liferings


Scouts are shown how to use Talk, Reach, throw system for shoreside safe rescue. Half of Scouts in the water as casualties the other half as rescuers. Explain the different methods available and how they can use everyday objects to rescue someone. Invite local lifeguards and/or Coastguard to help.


  • coastguard
  • Lifeguard
  • Lifesaver
  • Pool
  • rescue
  • safety
  • safety talk water activities
  • swimming
  • water
  • Water activities

Badge Links

  • Lifesaver - Rescue
  • Outdoor - Accident Actions