Poolside Helper Course

There will be a number of workshops run at the East Midlands ACM on the 8th of September at SportPark. These will include: Young Aquatic Helper.  13 (by September) to 16 Year olds. (FREE) For more information, please email eastmidland@swimming.org Or speak to Amanda Quinn at a training session, vice-chair@ripleyrascals.org.uk Several of the RASCALS Team [...]

By |2019-07-17T21:50:24+01:00July 17th, 2019|Lifesavers News, Swimming News|0 Comments

GBR Selection for RASCALS Lifesavers

Two RASCALS lifesavers have been selected to the GBR Lifesaving squad!   Daniel Waterfall and Emily Field have achieved some fantastic results competing for RASCALS during the last 12 months and this has now been recognised with their call up to the 2019 GBR squad. This is a huge achievement for them both, and also [...]

By |2019-07-10T23:42:36+01:00July 10th, 2019|Lifesavers News|0 Comments

In Memory of Joanne Dening 1983 – 2019

Joanne Rachel Dening 6/12/1983 - 20/02/2019   It is with great sadness that I have to inform you all that Jo Dening unfortunately died on 20th February 2019, in a paddleboard accident near Wenderhold Regional Park in Waiwera, north of Auckland, New Zealand. She was 35 last December. Most of you will know her mum, [...]

By |2019-03-21T23:50:54+01:00March 2nd, 2019|Learn to Swim, Lifesavers News, Swimming News|Comments Off on In Memory of Joanne Dening 1983 – 2019

Remembering Ray Taylor

Dear Club members, It is with great sadness that I write this. One of the clubs great ambassadors, former club Chair and Head Lifesaving Coach, Ray Taylor, sadly passed away earlier this week. His family have asked me to let past and present club members know. For those who aren’t aware, Ray was instrumental in [...]

By |2018-10-03T12:31:11+01:00October 3rd, 2018|General Updates, Lifesavers News, Swimming News|Comments Off on Remembering Ray Taylor

RLSS DERBYSHIRE BRANCH AND JUNIOR BRANCH COMPETITION REPORT   It has been two weeks since the RLSS Derbyshire Branch competition was held and the results have been slow in coming out but it has been important to wait for them to check that the results given out on the night were correct.  I am [...]

By |2017-06-26T16:40:29+01:00June 26th, 2017|General Updates, Lifesavers News|Comments Off on

After a weekend of many highs and very few lows, I have the fun task of attempting to summarise our massively successful weekend at the National Speed Lifesaving Championships held at Ponds Forge.   RASCALS sent a squad of 36 to Sheffield, our biggest yet! The youngest competitors - Alyssa, Megan, Ben H, Ben K, Ella, Georgina, Tom and Josh debuted their [...]

By |2017-03-01T17:12:54+01:00March 1st, 2017|General Updates, Lifesavers News|Comments Off on