Cork Water Safety is the Cork branch of Irish Water Safety (IWS), which is the statutory body established to promote water safety in Ireland. Cork Water Safety organises water safety courses in numerous locations throughout the city and county, teaching swimming, lifesaving, water confidence, safety, survival, rescue skills and Basic Life Support. Our Pool and Beach Lifeguards Awards are internationally recognized by the International Life Saving Federation (ILSF) to which IWS is a member. To find a Water Safety or Lifesaving course in your area choose from the location menu. And most importantly our Winter Weeks program will be starting again this September! Now more than ever is the best time to get involved and start your dream of becoming a lifeguard with the best in the business! Contact our area contacts (which can be found at the top of the page) or Cork Water Safety directly and we would be more than happy to help you!