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.
The Simulated Emergency Response Competition (SERC) – this event involves teams of four lifesavers reacting to a simulated emergency scenario within a two minute time limit. Teams receive points based on their performance in the scenario.
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.
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 which 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 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.