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. Click on the Photo Below for Basic safety when swimming this winter.