Launching national campaign to prevent drowning
A national campaign to reduce the number of drownings in the Netherlands is being launched today by a large number of stakeholders. With the slogan 'Who checks you? - Safe in and out of the water' parties want to make swimmers in open water aware of the risks involved and encourage them to
Going under goes noiselessly and quickly
83%oo many parents do not know that a child drowns silently and quicklyThree-quarters of children who experience drowning are 0-5 years oldEvery parent knows that water is dangerous for young children. Last decade, an average of 78 children drowned annually in the Netherlands. Three-quarters of these children are 0 to 5 years old
In Memoriam: Jan Ooms
25/5/1953 - 15/4/2021 † Just as a ball can roll funny, life can also roll funny. Yesterday morning we received the news that Jan Ooms jr passed away during the night. A shock for all of us within the NRB family, but especially for his wife Marja, their children, Debbie, Frank and Tim and grandchildren. Not
The Noordwijk Rescue Brigade celebrates its 100th anniversary!
Over the past century, the Noordwijk Rescue Brigade as an association has thickly earned its place in society. Many members from Noordwijk and surroundings have been trained from swimmer to lifeguard and then to lifeguard on the 13 km long beach of our beautiful seaside resort. The rescue team stands for safety at sea, on the beach and in the dunes.
Inland Sea Swimming Exams March 22, 2016
A group of exam candidates stood proudly Tuesday, March 22, were the exams for Swimming Abc, Junior Lifeguard, Swimming Lifeguard and LifeSaver. The exams went like a charm. Consequently, this evening ended with a 100% pass rate. The board of the Noordwijk Rescue Brigade proudly presented the diplomas.