This page will be updated with news and information about upcoming fundraising opportunities and events for Retford Lifesavers.

Donations help the club massively with purchasing new equipment, and running events such as the Club Championships and sending a team to the World Championships.

Our current fundraising is for The World Championships , in Australia 2024. 

This is to support the fundraising for our club members who are competing in Australia later this year in the World Lifesaving Interclub Youth and Open Championships, and The World Lifesaving Masters Championships.

We are busy fundraising our journey to the Gold Coast in various ways.

Heres how you can help……We thank you for your support.


We are holding a Quiz Night at East Markham village hall on 2nd March from 7pm til late. See poster for more details.

Thank you to everyone who has so far helped organise

Our Retford to Australia challenge on Strava….

Walk, swim, run, or cycle as a team to the Gold Coast. Our goal is to travel by these means a total of 10, 250 miles from Retford to The Gold Coast. If you wish to sponsor our challenge then please donate to our Go Fund Me page below.

We have our very own GoFundMe page. if you would like to make a donation to support our teams crowdfunding, all donations are gratefully received.

Foreign Currency Collection

We also have a currency collection box in local places around Retford… if you have any old or unwanted foreign currency we will gladly accept your donations.

Thank you.

Our Sponsors and Supporters………..

we thank you all for your kind donations.

Here are some of the events we participate in where we can to boost club funds. 

  • Swimathon – 9th March 2024. Every year we take part in Retford Rotary Club‘s Annual Swimathon,  All attending members will swim for around 15 minutes, and can be sponsored per length or a fixed amount. The money raised will be split between Retford Lifesavers and a Rotary-nominated charity. Parents are welcome to turn up and swim too – the more the merrier!

We also rely on the generosity of a number of donations and sponsors. If you’re interested in sponsoring Retford Lifesavers, please contact us and we will be very happy to talk things through!

Huge thanks to those who generously support our club with donations and their time.