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Lifesaving Education Programs

LSV’s Lifesaving Education Programs create ‘Everyday Lifesavers’ out of Victorian students, by teaching them practical and engaging water safety, lifesaving and emergency response skills. These skills empower students to make safe aquatic related decisions while enjoying their local waterways.

Lifesaving Education Programs are offered at the beach, river, lake or pool, as well as in the classroom. They are designed to be offered as progressive learning experiences, suitable for all year levels:
• Junior (P-2)
• Intermediate (Levels 3-4)
• Advanced (Levels 5+)

At the beach, river, lake or pool

Venue options:

Beach, River, Lake or Pool

Duration:

Two hours
Option to book multiple days
Option to add on a Sink or Swim – Meet a Lifeguard session
*Sporting Schools funding can be used for 2x two hour programs

Program activities:

Everyday Lifesavers (CPR)
Be Aware and Be Prepared (water safety)
Survival Strategies (life jackets)
Rescue Strategies
Safe Body Boarding

Cost:

$50 per student*

* Extra fees may apply for extended travel times from metropolitan Melbourne, special requests & modifications to the program.

In the classroom

LSV’s incursion program teaches students about water safety from the expertise of a surf lifesaver. This interactive experience empowers students to stay safe in a range of aquatic environments

Venue:

Delivered as an incursion, at your school or nominated venue

Duration:

1 hour (times can be flexible)

Program content:

Supervision: ‘Never swim alone’ and ‘Always swim with a friend’
Swim between the red and yellow flags
Identify people who can help you (role of a lifeguard)
Read the safety signs & check the conditions
Lifejacket safety
How to identify and avoid dangers
Know what to do in an emergency situation
SunSmart
Know your limits ‘Don’t drink and drown (senior programs only)

Participant Numbers:

Suggested maximum of 60 students per session

Cost:

$15 per student*

* Extra fees may apply for extended travel times from metropolitan Melbourne, special requests & modifications to the program.

Lifesaving Education Regional Tours 2022/2023

In the classroom - Term 3, 2022

Dates Regions Venue Schedule
Monday 22 August – Friday 9 September Alpine, Bass Coast, Bendigo, Campaspe, Corangamite, East Gippsland, Geelong, Horsham, Latrobe, Mansfield, Mildura, Mitchell, Moira, Shepparton, South Gippsland, Surf Coast, Swan Hill, Wangaratta,
Warrnambool, Wodonga
Preference will be given to those based in the selected regions. All other requests will be considered.

Please select all available dates. Schedules will be collated in the coming weeks and registered schools contacted.

At the beach, river, lake or pool - Term 4, 2022

Region Date Venue Schedule*
Inverloch, Wonthaggi Monday 21 November 2022 Inverloch Beach
Tuesday 22 November 2022 Inverloch Beach
Wednesday 23 November 2022 Cape Paterson Bay Beach
Thursday 24 November 2022 Cape Paterson Bay Beach
Friday 25 November 2022 Bass Coast (location tbc)
Lake Fyans, Portland, Warrnambool, Anglesea Monday 28 November 2022 Lake Fyans
Tuesday 29 November 2022 Bridgewater Bay Surf Beach
Wednesday 30 November 2022 Warrnambool Beach
Thursday 1 December 2022 Warrnambool Beach
Friday 2 December 2022 Point Roadknight, Anglesea
Nagambie Tuesday 6 December 2022 Lake Nagambie

*All pending permit approval and required participant numbers

Term 1, 2023

Locations and dates below are a suggestion only and not locked in. Please include any relevant comments including preferred dates, times and venues via the expression of interest link.

Region Date Venue Schedule
Mildura Monday 30 January 2023 Apex Park Mildura
Tuesday 31 January 2023 Apex Park Mildura
Wednesday 1 February 2023 Apex Park Mildura
Thursday 2 February 2023 Apex Park Mildura
Friday 3 February 2023 Apex Park Mildura
Echuca Monday 6 February 2023 Maidens Inn Holiday Park, Moama
Tuesday 7 February 2023 Maidens Inn Holiday Park, Moama
Wednesday 8 February 2023 Maidens Inn Holiday Park, Moama
Thursday 9 February 2023 Maidens Inn Holiday Park, Moama
Friday 10 February 2023 Maidens Inn Holiday Park, Moama
Wodonga Yarrawonga Mansfield Monday 13 February 2023 Noreuil Park, Albury/Wodonga
Tuesday 14 February 2023 Noreuil Park, Albury/Wodonga
Wednesday 15 February 2023 Yarrawonga Foreshore
Thursday 16 February 2023 Yarrawonga Foreshore
Friday 17 February 2023 Mansfield (TBC) or Bright River Pool
Lakes Entrance Paynesville Seaspray Willow Grove Monday 27 February 2023 Lakes Entrance Beach
Tuesday 28 February 2023 Paynesville Foreshore
Wednesday 1 March 2023 Paynesville Foreshore
Thursday 2 March 2023 Seaspray Beach
Friday 3 March 2023 Blue Rock Lake, Willow Grove
Swan Hill Bendigo Creswick Monday 6 March 2023 Noreuil Park, Albury/Wodonga
Tuesday 7 March 2023 Noreuil Park, Albury/Wodonga
Wednesday 8 March 2023 Noreuil Park, Albury/Wodonga
Thursday 9 March 2023 Yarrawonga Foreshore
Friday 10 March 2023 Yarrawonga Foreshore
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