Basic Water Rescues

Event Details
Sat 24th Feb 2024 (10am to 1pm)
73 The Point Rd, Woolwich NSW 2110, Australia
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Participant - $25.00
SWASH Team - Free
Open: Wed 17th Jan 2024 (8.23pm)
Close: Mon 19th Feb 2024 (8.23pm)
Maximum 16 people
Scouts NSW, Water Activities Centre
Brief Summary:
This activity is aimed at completing the requirements for Basic Water Rescues. There is a requirement that any participant be able to complete a 200 metres swim.
Additional Information

This is an assessment activity for those wishing to attain Basic Water Rescues.

Basic Water Rescues is a mandatory requirement for leaders wishing to take their youth members swimming at unpatrolled flatwater environments and to meet requirements for other aqautic qualifications such as Trained Participant in canoeing, kayaking, sailing, snorkelling.

Before the day

  • Please complete the workbook attached and bring with you on the day. Please note there are some online learning modules you may need to complete. 

On the day

  • The water assessment component will take place in Lane Cove River at the Water Activities Centre (SWASH)
  • Bring along:
    • some dry clothes to travel home in
    • your completed workbook and copies of online completion
    • any medication you require
    • sunscreen
    • hat
    • water
    • sunsafe clothing (long sleeves recommended)
    • wear fully enclosed shoes that will get wet (no crocs, thongs etc) as there are lot of things to cut your feet on

The Water Activities Centre will provide you with a sausage sizzle and can of soft drink as part of the cost.

Activities are subject to suitable weather conditions. If for any reason the event is cancelled, you will be able to rebook or obtain a refund. If you are unable to attend after registering, you will not be entitled to a refund.

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Event Documents

  Download Basic Water Rescues Workbook

This needs to be completed prior to the event. Please bring this completed workbook with you on the day.

Registrations Closed