National Body for Life Saving and Water Safety
Who so ever you see in Distress, recognize him or her as a fellow being
The Life Saving Association of Sri Lanka (LSASL) is the controlling body for life saving in Sri Lanka, affiliated to the International Life Saving Federation (ILS), Commonwealth Royal Life Saving (UK) and International Maritime Rescue Federation (UK). The LSASL is registered with the ministry sports, Health and Disaster Management of Sri Lanka.
Our main objective is to reduce drowning and water related accidents. Up to date our recorded rescues mark nearly 4000 lives saved. We have a proud record of training nearly one million members of public including school children, armed forces and police force, all free of charge.
National Body for Life Saving & Water Safety. An Approved Charity Registered (ACT/9/87/20) Under Sec 31 (9) of the Inland Revenue Act.
Sri Lanka has obtained the ILS Standers achieving the ILS equivalency among the 34 countries after a continuous engagement with this humanitarian service for a period of well over 65 years.
Authorized and Approved by ;
Ministry of Sports, Health and Disaster Management of Sri Lanka
Australian High Commition – Sri Lanka
WHO Sri Lanka
International Life Saving Federation (ILS)
Commonwealth Life Saving UK
International Maritime Rescue Federation (UK)
Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA)
Life Saving Victoria (LSV)
UITEMATE– Nagaoka University of Technology – Japan
Royal National Lifeboat Institute - UK