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Become a Member

By joining RLSS UK you will enjoy many member benefits and you will be supporting our valuable drowning prevention work to help stop unnecessary loss of life.

The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is the Drowning Prevention Charity. We work tirelessly to help reduce the numbers of people losing their lives to drowning each year. Around 700 people drown each year across UK and Ireland.

Members and Volunteers of RLSS UK play an essential part in the delivery of our water safety education and lifesaving skills and we could not operate without this essential support.

How to become a RLSS UK Member

  • Individual's can join online via this web page. Just start by entering the individual’s date of birth in the Join Online section below.
  • Groups/ Clubs can join by calling RLSS UK Membership on 0300 3230 0963 Option 4.
  • For more information please email

Already a RLSS UK Member

If you are already a RLSS UK member and want to renew your annual RLSS UK membership please visit MyPage or by calling RLSS UK Membership on 0300 3230 0963 Option 4.

New Members Join Online here

First, enter the date of birth of the New Member:

Date Of Birth *

Now enter the New Member's full details:

New Member's Full Name *
New Member's Address *
New Member's Email Address *

Finally, if you were referred by another member, please enter their details:

Referring Member's Full Name
Referring Member's Postcode
Do you require a receipt?
Would you like to Gift Aid your membership?

The benefits of RLSS UK Individual Membership include:

  • RLSS UK Membership Card demonstrating you are part of a national organisation with a prestigious heritage and royal patronage
  • Knowledge that you’re supporting valuable lifesaving messaging of RLSS UK with part of your fee
  • Regular communications, keeping you up-to-date with exciting events, fundraising activities near you and good news stories from our membership
  • Access to membership discounts and offers throughout the year
  • If you need practical personal support you will have access to free, confidential telephone helplines for counselling, tax and debt advice
  • Delivering courses for us? Then you will receive RLSS UK Members’ Specialist Insurance Cover providing you with vital protection in the case of an incident whilst carrying out recognised RLSS UK activities
  • We are developing new and exciting online services, but you will immediately benefit from your own MyPage account where you can update your details, view your qualifications and expiry dates​
  • Participating in Lifesaving Sport? Then your membership will ensure eligibility to participate in RLSS UK national lifesaving competitions​
  • Access to expert lifesaving, lifeguarding and water safety advice and guidance​

RLSS UK Membership Prices

New Membership - Adult (18 + over)

£27.50

New Membership - Youth (Under 18)

£13.00