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Lifeguarded Waterways (see menu on right)
Information on Lifeguarded beach and bathing areas nationwide with location place map.
Blue Flag Beaches
The Blue Flag Programme is one of the most widely recognised and valued eco labels throughout Europe and beyond. It is awarded to beaches and marinas with excellent environmental management. See www.blueflagireland.org
White Flag Swimming Pools
The White Flag Award, is aimed at sports halls, fitness studios, health suites, spas, gyms, and swimming pools and was developed by Ireland Active. It is a Quality award with key criteria classified under a number headings including facility interior, exterior & grounds; staff training and qualifications, disability access and provision, swimming pool hygiene; operations; environmental management; water quality and treatment and education information. Each leisure facility must have safe and easy access, qualified and trained staff, good health & safety procedures, follow industry codes of practice, are also imperative for the White Flag. By following White Flag criteria, making some necessary changes, a leisure facility can reach a very high standard, offering the best possible service, without resorting to major structural changes. See www.whiteflag.ie
Find out more information about Ireland Active visit http://www.irelandactive.ie/
Community Rescue Boats Ireland (see menu on right)