European Lifesaving Championships 2023

On September 14-24, 2023, the European Lifesaving Championships for Masters, Interclubs and National Teams will take place in Brugge and Blankenberge, organised by the RedFed as a part of the ILSE Member BLSF.

The official event-website:

For questions or something to clarify please contact the host’s organizing committee via

Here you will find the ILSE Competition Rulebook, version March 2023 and the ILSE Championships Handbook Fifth Edition 2023, which are the basic for the ILSE European Lifesaving Championships in 2023.

The European Youth Lifesaving Championships 2023 in Gorzów Wielkopolski and Międzyzdroje successfully took place August 20-26, organised by ILSE Member WOPR, Poland.

Here you will find the completed final results. The official website:  

(photo WOPR;
opening ceremony EYLC 2023 in Poland; on the photo from right: W. Nuyens, Chair ILSE Sport Comm., A. Kurylczyk, WOPR Szczecin, P. Blasiak, President WOPR, Dr. D. Mohr, President ILSE, Joanna Kasprzak-Perka, Chair of the Board of Slowianka Sports and Rehabilitation Centre)

President of ILSE, Dr. Detlev Mohr (right), honoured Apoloniusz Kurylczyk, WOPR Szczecin, as Officer of the European Order of Lifesaving at the EYLC 2023 in Poland.

The President of ILSE and WOPR opened the EYLC 2023 on Sunday, 20th of August. Below the speech of the ILSE President: