POOL RESUCE COMPETITION
Pool Rescue events are conducted in a swimming pool.
Pool Rescue Competition is a State Title event held over the winter period. This event is available for U12 through to Masters male and female competitors.
For more information, please contact the Vice-Captain of competition or the Club Captain. Details available on the “Contact Us” page.
Line Throw – a timed event where the competitor throws an unweighted line to a team member in the pool and then pulls him/her 12metres back to the poolside.
50metre Manikin – a competitor swims freestyle for 25mertres then dives to recover a submerged manikin and then carries it to the finish edge of the pool.
100metre Manikin Carry – a competitor swims 50metres freestyle wearing swim fins to recover a submerged manikin located at the 50metre mark. The manikin is then carried back to the pool edge to finish.
4x50metre Medley Relay – a team event involving four legs; 50metre freestyle without fins, 50metre freestyle with fins, 50metre freestyle towing a rescue tube without fins and then 50metre freestyle with fins towing a team member to the finish edge of the pool.
4x25metre Manikin Relay – relay of four competitors each swimming 25metres while carrying a manikin.
200metre Super Lifesaver – a competitor swims 75metres 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 50metres. At the pool turning edge, the rescue tube is placed around a floating manikin who is towed to the finish end of the pool.
100metre Rescue Medley – this event involves swimming 50metres in freestyle, turning and swimming underwater (20metres for men and 15metres for women) to a submerged manikin. After recovering the manikin it is carried to the finish edge of the pool.
200metre Obstacle Swim – this event consist of swimming freestyle a total of 200mentres passing under eight immersed obstacles.
100metre Obstacle relay – this event consists of swimming freestyle 100metres passing under four immersed obstacles.
4x50metre Obstacle – a team event of four competitors swimming 50metres freestyle each, passing under two immersed obstacles.
100metre Manikin Tow – a competitor swims 50metres freestyle with fins towing a rescue tube. At the tuning edge of the pool the rescue tube is placed around a floating manikin and is towed back 50metres to the finish line.
100metre Manikin Carry – after a 50meters freestyle swim with fins, competitors dive to recover a submerged manikin and swim back to the finish carrying the manikin