2014 Ontario Drowning Report
In Real Life
Seventeen-year-old Felicia Marceau rescued a lifejacket-less man
whose boat had capsized in the middle of a lake near Sudbury on
June 23, 2012. Read Felicia's rescue story.
Push Hard, Push Fast!
Summary of CPR steps for adults, children and infants with the
2010 CPR guidelines.
National Lifeguard Instructor Resource CD
Now available - the National Lifeguard Instructor Rescource CD
features lesson outlines and PowerPoint presentataions for the
National Lifeguard Pool Option. Get yours today at Lifeguarddepot.com today for $22.20 plus tax
The Lifesaving Society's online store is open for business. Enjoy
the convenience of 24/7 shopping. It's all here - from first aid
and pool supplies to everything required for lifesaving courses and
training. Visit www.lifeguarddepot.com now!
Swim for Life video available
Swim for life strokes and skills video - available
now! The Swim for Life Strokes & Skills Video brings
the Swim for Life Award Guide to life. Real kids
demonstrate stroke and skill mechanics that meet the Must Sees
across different levels. Underwater views, slow motion, freeze
frame, colourful animation and instant replay allow you to
visualize Must Sees like never before. Get yours at LifeguardDepot.com.
Strokes & Skills videos trailer
Watch the trailer for the Lifesaving Society's Strokes &
Skills Instructional video.
Are you at risk? Infographic
Rick Mercer: Competitive Lifesaving
Rick Mercer has some serious fun learning about Lifesaving Sport
with the Saugeen Shores Lifesaving Club.
Who's On Guard?
Society's new On Guard Card reminds parents that someone must be
watching children near water with focused attention at all times.
The On Guard Card designates the pool safety supervisor - if you
wear the card you're on guard. Individual cards for $7.60 or 25 for $126.88.
Watch the video.
The Lifesaving Society's new Safeguard certification provides
safety supervision training for guardians like day camp
counsellors, counsellors-in-training and others who accompany
groups of young people to pools or waterfronts. The course stresses
the responsibility undertaken by these group leaders for
safeguarding the young people in their care even when under
lifeguard supervision. Visit Safeguard for more information. Visit
LifeguardDepot.com to purchase the Safeguard Program CD. View
the Safeguard Handout.
Bronze Medallion Workbook now available
Medallion Workbook is filled with structured activities that help
students to master Bronze Medallion content by directing them into
the Canadian Lifesaving Manual for answers. Exercises build and
reinforce knowledge progressively, with tips to help recall Bronze
Medallion content. Buy it now.
National Lifeguards deserve a medal
In celebration of the
50th anniversary of National Lifeguard the Society is saluting
Canada's National Lifeguards with a special 50th anniversary medal.
This commemorative medal will be awarded to all National Lifeguards
who certify or recertify between January 1, 2014 and March 31,
2015. Test sheets must be submitted to the Society's office by June
We are National Lifeguards
In 1964 - the year the National Lifeguard Service was officially
launched - 113 Ontarians were certified. Today, Ontario communities
are protected by over 160,000 individuals who hold National
Lifeguard certifications. As we enter the 50th anniversary year, we
salute and celebrate our National Lifeguards - Canada's unsung
NLS Update Clinic Trainer Resource CD
Now available! The NLS
Instructor Update Clinic Trainer Resource CD. All the
resources you need to run an NLS Instructor Update Clinic in one
convenient place for just $22.53 + GST. Learn More.