Pool Rescue Event Categories

50m Freestyle with Fins

Competitors swim 50m any stroke wearing fins. Swimmers could swim the whole distance under water. U11-U13s must wear rubber fins. U14s+ may wear fibreglass fins.

Obstacle Swim

This event consists of swimming freestyle a total of 100/200 metres passing under 2 immersed obstacles set 12.5m from each end, per 50m lap.

50m Manikin Carry

A competitor swims freestyle for 25 metres (35m for U14s), dives to recover a submerged manikin and carries it to the finish edge of the pool.

50m Brick Carry

U11-U13 competitor swims freestyle for 25 metres, dives to recover a submerged brick and carries it to the finish edge of the pool.

100m Rescue Medley

This event involves swimming 50 metres freestyle, turning and swimming underwater (20 metres for men and 15 metres for women) to a submerged manikin. After recovering the manikin it is carried to the finish edge of the pool.

100m Manikin Tow with Fins

A competitor swims 50 metres freestyle with fins towing a rescue tube. At the turning edge of the pool the rescue tube is placed around a floating manikin and is towed back 50 metres to the finish line.

100m Manikin Carry with Fins

A competitor swims 50 metres freestyle with fins towing a rescue tube. At the turning edge of the pool the rescue tube is placed around a floating manikin and is towed back 50 metres to the finish line.

200m Super Life Saver

A competitor swims 75 metres freestyle to recover a submerged manikin, and then continues carrying the manikin to the turning edge. The manikin is released, fins are put on and the competitor tows a rescue tube 50 metres. At the pool turning edge, the rescue tube is placed around a floating manikin which is towed to the finish end of the pool.

Line Throw

A timed event (45 seconds) where the competitor throws an unweighted line to a team member in the pool and then pulls him/her 12 metres (10m for U12-U14s) back to the poolside.

4x 50m Medley Relay

The first swimmer swims 50m no fins; second swimmer swims 50m with fins; third swimmer swims 50m with tube, no fins; fourth swimmer, with fins, waits in water and receives tube from swimmer 3. Swimmer 4 swims 50m with fins towing Swimmer 3 as the ‘patient.'

100m Patient Tow with Fins

The first swimmer swims 50m freestyle with fins towing a rescue tube. At the wall, the rescue tube is placed around the second competitor who then lies back and acts as patient. Competitor 2 is then towed 50m, assisting by kicking, to the finish line.

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