New Safety Endorsement Program for Pools

As part of the Victorian Safer Public Pools program, facilities can now be awarded a recognised safety endorsement from Life Saving Victoria (LSV).  

A new three-tiered (bronze, silver, gold) award structure has been developed and endorsements can be issued if

LSV Present- GSPO Workshop

LSV is pleased to be able to facilitate its first dedicated workshop aimed at assisting pool owners / operators in understanding best practice examples of how to implement the new supervision requirements of the updated GSPO. 

Industry thought leaders in …

LSV Community Awards Program

– Would you like to deliver water safety and first aid community awards in partnership with LSV?  

– Have you been looking for flexible and interesting programs for school and community groups?  

– Do you want to provide candidates with life skills and a pathway into a career in aquatics?  

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The Drivers of Improvement

‘Swim-able days’ are days with temperature, wind and humidity that are more favourable for swimming. It was a term coined by researchers a couple of years ago looking for patterns amongst drowning data. Over the 2018-19 holiday season we saw a large number of swim-able days. By Boxing Day we’d had …

State of Sector

In an industry first, Victoria’s two peak bodies Aquatics & Recreation Victoria (ARV) and Life Saving Victoria (LSV) have collaborated to support a better understanding of the Victorian public pool landscape. 

Building on the legacy of previous independent state of …

Industry Updates

Platinum Pool Program 

LSV would like to congratulate and acknowledge the following facilities who demonstrated excellence in aquatic safety and were subsequently accredited or reaccredited as Platinum Pool:

  • AquaPulse, Western Leisure Services 
  • Collingwood Leisure Centre, Yarra Leisure 
  • Dandenong Oasis,

2017-18 Victorian Drowning Report Released

The newly released LSV Victorian Drowning Report for 2017/2018 shows there were 107 drowning incidents (40 fatal and 67 non-fatal) for the financial year.   

This includes drowning incidents that occurred over the peak summer period, which was the highest summer …