Club History - Lifesaving

Lifesaving has always been a key part of the Club with a number of strong lifesaving teams over the years with lifesaving coached by Bridgette Vine in the 1980s and by Di Seymour in the 1990s. In 1994, Andrew Parker and Richard Lacey were chosen to represent Great Britain in the Commonwealth Lifesaving Championships held in Melbourne and Andrew gained a Silver and Bronze medal and Richard gained two Bronze medals.



Richard Lacey took on the position of lifesaving coach in the early 2000s and in 2005 Jo Tyrell took a first place for the ladies in Individual Kent Open while Ian Wilison and Richard Lacey took 5th and 4th respectively.