The ASA (formerly known as the Amateur Swimming Association) has been in existence since 1869. It was the first Governing Body of swimming to be established in the world and today remains the English national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water, and synchronised swimming.
STA’s aim is to ensure that everyone knows how to swim and survive in water, and can carry out basic rescue techniques. With a heritage spanning over 79 years, STA has firmly positioned itself as a leading provider of specialist ‘fit for purpose’ qualifications to the sports and leisure industry, in the UK and internationally. Today, STA is the world’s largest swimming teaching and lifesaving organisation.
RLSS UK – The UK’s premier Education and Training Skills organisation for Water Safety, Aquatic Supervision and Drowning Prevention. RLSS UK is a Charity and the Governing Body for Lifesaving Sport and Lead Industry Body for training Lifeguards, setting standards and providing guidance and advice on aquatic safety.