Surf Lifesaving Registration 2022

Registration for Surf Lifesaving this summer is now CLOSED. Assessments for new members are complete. If registered and not receiving notifications on ClubZap, make sure after downloading the App that you are following Clare Water Safety & also have requested to join the Nipper Beach 2022 Chat.

For more info, go to 'Lifesaving Sport' then scroll down to '2022 Competitions'. This runs throughout the summer & should not be confused with our Miltown Water Safety week.



 Summer Weeks 2022

    (updated 23 June 2022)

If classes are not listed here PLEASE do not email us... our secretary has no further information & is inundated with queries. We will advertise here on our FaceBook & Instagram when weeks are finalised and also when various registrations are open. Thank you


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

Please note, Seal 1/2 is only suitable for 5-6yr olds, Marlin 6 for 6-7 yr olds and so on


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


  • WhiteStrand, Miltown Malbay - June 27th - Seal & Marlin swim classes
  • WhiteStrand, Miltown Malbay - July 11th - Safety & Rescue classes

- Registration for Miltown is OPEN - please go to the 'Water Safety Classes' section for more info

  • Mountshannon - July 11th & 18th- Seal, Marlin, Safety, Rescue classes 

- Registration for Mountshannon will be online from 29th June - 'Water Safety Classes' section has more info

  • Doonbeg - July 18th - Seal, Marlin & Safety classes

Registration will be online from June 29th

  • Cappa - July 25th - Seal, Marlin, Safety & Rescue classes

Registration will be taken on Sunday evening, 24th June in the Galleon

  • Flagmount - July 25th & Aug 1st - Seal, Marlin, Safety, Survival, Rescue

- Registrations being taken by Frances

  • Aug 8th - Swim & Water Safety classes - Ballyvaughan (TBC)
  • Aug 8th - Kilkee (Confirmed)

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'


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