Isle of Wight Council

Lifesaving courses

    Also known as: NARS courses, Pool Lifeguarding courses

    Service Description: The Isle of Wight council Leisure Services department run National Aquatic Rescue Standard (NARS) life saving courses throughout the year, the courses are held at Medina Leisure Centre in Newport.

    If you would like to book on to a course please phone Medina on 01983 823882, if you would like to talk to someone about the course or its content please ask to speak to Paul Tucker. Alternatively if you would like to e-mail please send to and we will respond to your request.

    We also offer courses for organisations, so if you are a leisure provider and wish to get your staff qualified please contact us for information.

    For information on the NARS qualification or the Swimming Teachers Association (STA) please look on their website