Water wonderful lifesaving achievement
Glasgow Life, who run Castlemilk Swimming Pool, have been shortlisted for the UK’s most important awards in water safety.
The organisation beat competition from across the UK to be selected as one of the finalists for the prestigious Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) and IQL UK Awards 2016.
The awards recognise and celebrate the vital contribution that centres make to water safety and drowning prevention.
Glasgow Life has been nominated for the Multi-Site Approved Training Centre Award for its commitment to training and developing pool lifeguards as well as for its work in promoting water safety in the local community.
The centres deliver a range of safety courses for people of all ages, including Rookie Lifeguard and Junior First Aid session for primary school children during the school holidays, and lifesaving training for the over 50s.
Martin Symcox, director of IQL UK said:“We have been overwhelmed by the quality of entrants to this year’s awards and congratulate Glasgow Life on reaching the finals of the competition.”
The winners will be announced at the RLSS UK & IQL UK Awards 2016, held on Friday , July 1, at Staverton Park in Daventry.