Swim Safe

Every summer, the RNLI and Swim England help thousands of children stay safe on the beach through free Swim Safe sessions. 

How to book a free Swim Safe session

Swim Safe takes place every summer, from May to September, at selected waterside locations across the UK.

Book your free session today at swimsafe.org.uk.

What is Swim Safe?

Swim Safe is a free, fun outdoor swimming session with fully qualified lifeguards and swimming instructors. 

Young people love swimming outdoors – but swimming in the sea, rivers and lakes is very different to swimming in a pool. Swim Safe is a community-focused programme that gives children aged 7–14 an opportunity to learn how to be safe in and around open water.

The practical sessions take place at coastal and inland locations and help young people to improve their swimming ability and feel more confident in the water.

Schools can also book exclusive, free Swim Safe sessions