The pool life saving competition is run by the Royal Life Saving Society. St Margaret's has enjoyed much success with life saving over the years. The competition includes a number of different events for both individuals and teams. Along with many outstanding individual results, the team has come home with the Sheena Dyason Shield for Queensland Secondary Schools Life Saving Championships - Champion School Female for the 22nd year and winners of Judith Beal Shield for Overall School 2014-2016 and 2019.
Training commences in Term 1 at the conclusion of QGSSSA swimming and takes place before and/or after school twice a week.
St Margaret's swimming pool.
The State Life Saving Championships are held early in Term 2, at either Somerville House Aquatic Centre or Sunshine Coast Grammar swimming centre.
The school swimsuit which is chlorine resistant, is used for training and competition.