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EDUCATION  | Published: 24 February 2022

Keeping our kids safe

A Learn-to-Swim programme was recently launched at Athlone swimming pool by the City of Cape Town, in partnership with the NSRI’s Drowning Prevention unit. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 21 December 2021

Valuable life skills gained through Survival Swimming

The Survival Swimming programme at Leliebloem House has given two young girls the chance to change lives - both their own and those of more kids. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 21 December 2021

Survival Swimming: Growth through hard work and donations

The Survival Swimming programme is going from strength to strength. Find out more about a couple of the initiative’s key sponsors, as well as what’s planned for the next few months. ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 31 August 2021

Water-safety education in practice

We take a look at how water-safety educator Val Barlow is progressing in the Wild Coast area and what the Survival Swimming team got up to during the winter months. ...

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PINK RESCUE BUOY  | Published: 10 May 2021

NSRI’s Water Safety programme – still growing strong

For Sea Rescue’s dedicated Water Safety and Survival Swimming teams, returning to face-to-face classes couldn’t have come soon enough. But being vigilant and safe, and agile and adaptable to the possibility of future changes are still top of mind. We ...

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DROWNING  | Published: 29 April 2021

NSRI: UN resolution on drowning prevention will see 25th July observed as 'World Drowning Prevention Day”

National Sea Rescue InstituteMedia Release – immediate29th April 2021NSRI: UN resolution on drowning prevention will see 25th July observed as 'World Drowning Prevention Day” The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) welcomes the UN resolution on drowning prevention. On Wednesday 28th ...

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EDUCATION  | Published: 11 March 2021

Meet Survival Swimming instructors Kim Abrahams and Ally Wates

Kim Abrahams and Ally Wates are involved in two different arms of NSRI’s Survival Swimming initiative. Kim is a paid professional and gives instruction in the long course on offer, and Ally is involved with the pop-up classes that have ...

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SURVIVAL SWIMMING  | Published: 28 November 2020

Survival swimming

Sea Rescue’s Pop-Up Survival Swimming Lessons returned to the Sea Point Pavilion Municipal Swimming Pool today after an extended winter break ...

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NEWS  | Published: 6 October 2019

Sea Rescue Survival Swimming

A small group of Sea Rescue volunteer Survival Swimming instructors upskilled the basic swimming ability of 24 children at the Sea Point pavilion on Saturday. ...

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