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Lifesaving courses

Also known as:- NARS courses, Pool Lifeguarding courses

Service Description: The Isle of Wight council Leisure Services department run National Aquatic Rescue Standard (NARS) life saving courses throughout the year, the courses are held at Medina Leisure Centre in Newport.

If you would like to book on to a course please phone Medina on 01983 523767, if you would like to talk to someone about the course or its content please ask to speak to Phil Weston alternatively if you would like to e-mail please send to leisure@iow.gov.uk and we will respond to your request.

We also offer courses for organisations, so if you are a leisure provider and wish to get your staff qualified please contact us for information.

For information on the NARS qualification or the Swimming Teachers Association (STA) please look on their website www.sta.co.uk

Please note that funded courses may be available please speak to Phil and he will inform you of the eligibility for this.

Contact Information
Department Economic Development Tourism & Leisure
Address Cultural and Leisure Services
The Guildhall
Isle of Wight
PO30 1ZY
External Phone 01983 823828


Direct Contact
Contact Name Lawrence Edmonston
Job Title Leisure Facilities Manager