Summer Weeks 2022

    (updated 4 Aug 2022)

We will advertise here on our FaceBook & Instagram when weeks are finalised and also when various registrations are open. Thank you


All weeks are 5 days with the EXAM on the Friday in almost all cases


Link to help you choose a Swim class (5-10/11yrs) HERE

Link to help you choose a Water Safety class (10/11yr+) HERE



  • Ballyvaughan - Aug 8th - Swim & Water Safety classes 

- registration will be taken at the pier in Ballyvaughan on Fri 5th August, between 5 & 7pm.

- registration forms available HERE & at the pier on Friday

 - for CLASS TIMES, please go to the Ballyvaughan page in the 'Water Safety Classes' section


  • Kilkee  - Aug 8th - Swim, Safety & Rescue classes

- registration is closed for Kilkee as classes are full, thank you

- for CLASS TIMES, please go to the Kilkee page in the 'Water Safety Classes' section

- WE WILL MEET on the grassy area across from the Dive Centre


More details -

check out the 'Water Safety Classes' section above, and also the 'Clare Water Safety' section



 Lahinch Beach Safety Flyer

Water Safety Clare members have produced & distributed these informative Safety leaflets for Lahinch beach. It is envisioned to develop this idea to include more locations around our county. Available in hotels, shops & B&Bs in and around Lahinch in 2021

Lifesavers show resolve at National Stillwater Championships


UL Sport played host to the Water Safety Ireland National Stillwater (pool) Championships on 15/16 February 2020. After two days of great racing, the Clare Men's team regained their National title while the Ladies team won their title back from Wicklow, the winners in 2019.



Pic shows Eoin Rouine, Tommy Nunan, Dylan O'Brien & Bernard Cahill being presented with their trophy by CEO of WSI, John Leech


LEADER funding


Irish Water Safety - Clare, gratefully acknowledges a grant of €150,000 to help with the funding for the Lifesaving Training Centre in the White Strand, Miltown Malbay.

'Every Person a Swimmer, Every Swimmer a Lifesaver'


    Safety messages

    It's never too late to learn to swim. Help protect yourself and your family from drowning by taking up IWS's swimming & Lifesaving classes.  View safety messages



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