About us

Lifesaving Free State is a multi-sport code, including competitions and Lifesaving skills.

We also do duty (community service) at open water and swimming pool events.

We have 2 clubs in Bloemfontein – Bloemfontein Central and Mangaung.

We have another club situated in Kroonstad – Aqua Kroonstad.

We have several competitions during our season, which start in September to End of April.

Lifesaving have a winter program that include gymnasium sessions and 25 m pool training from July to end of August.



Gert Nel


Jack Armour

Vice Chairman

Tronel van der Walt

Head coach and duty convenor

Chantel Smith


Susan van Wijk

Event and social management

Our Services

Facilitate Examinations

Lifesaving Coaching

Duty and Community Service