Swim and Survive Partners
Royal Life Saving Swim and Survive partners get all the benefits of being associated with a long-standing and respected swimming and water safety program and brand, while parents can rest easy know their child is getting the best water safety education aligned to national benchmarks.

Become a Swim and Survive Partner

Royal Life Saving invites you to become a Swim and Survive Partner and be part of the largest water safety education program in Australia.

Being a Partner is more than just delivering Swim and Survive, it is a mission to work together with Royal Life Saving to prevent drowning, provide water safety education and promote safe active participation in aquatic activities.

A Swim and Survive Partner is sanctioned to use the Swim and Survive program curriculum and resources. Once you’ve signed up you’ll have access to the many partner benefits.

Partner Benefits

Association with the Royal Life Saving Brand

Partnering with Royal Life Saving to deliver Swim and Survive recognises your commitment to aquatic education and provides you association with a highly recognised organisation. Swim and Survive is backed by more than 125 years of history and involvement in swimming, water safety and lifesaving education.

Serving our Partners

Royal Life Saving's network of offices provide local and personal support to help you with implementation and delivery, marketing and promotion, information, resources and training.

Aligns with the National Swimming and Water Safety Framework

Swim and Survive is the best and easiest way to achieve the development milestones of the National Swimming and Water Safety Framework. The program aligns to the Framework’s aim, purpose, outcomes, content and language.

GST-Free for Personal Aquatic Survival Skills

The program curriculum complies with the criteria outlined in the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) ruling on GST-free for programs that focus on Personal Aquatic Survival Skills, so your Swim and Survive lessons will be exempt from GST.

Underpinned by research and reviewed regularly

Our program is well-researched and reviewed regularly to keep it up to date with industry trends and best practice. The program keeps evolving with new knowledge, techniques and technology, so you can be confident in our curriculum.

Advocating for Swimming and Water Safety

Your Swim School will be supported by our national campaigns that advocate for swimming and water safety education and increase community awareness of the value of learning to Swim and Survive. We support you through special events, community service announcements, media releases, articles and marketing resources.

Quality teaching resources

We want you to deliver high quality lessons so our Swim and Survive program is supported by an extensive suite of teaching resources to help you do what you do best. There’s something for everyone from the novice to the experienced as well as program managers.

Get on board!

Becoming a Partner to deliver the Swim and Survive program is easy! We will help you step of the way.

  • STEP 1. Contact Royal Life Saving in your State or Territory
  • STEP 2. Complete the Partner Membership Application
  • STEP 3. Make an implementation plan to deliver Swim and Survive
  • STEP 4. Get all the resources to support your teachers, program management and marketing
  • STEP 5. Promote Swim and Survive to your customers and start teaching!
Contact your local Royal Life Saving office to find out more
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