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.
Join Canada's Swim Team!
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 Heartbleed Bug is a
serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic software that
allows access to otherwise secure information. The Lifesaving
Society is not using OpenSSL on any of our systems and we
have received assurances from our web host and e-commerce vendors
that there is no vulnerability on either of their systems. Your
information and privacy are
Bronze Medallion Workbook now available
The Bronze Medallion Workbook
is here! The 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
Happy anniversary National Lifeguards!
Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of National
Lifeguard in 2014. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for the most up-to-date
information on our 50th anniversary celebrations.
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
Available now - 2014 Program Guide
The 2014 Program Guide
is here. The updated edition provides an overview of the Society's
programs, services, policies and administration requirements. Refer
to the Program Guide often to ensure you have
up-to-date information. The Program Guide is in the
top "hot bottom" (column on the right). Hard copies will be
available by the end of January.
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. Vist www.lifeguarddepot.com now!
Increased drowning among baby boomers
Drowning Report records a 34% spike in 2006-2010 baby boomer
drownings (over the previous five-year period) and a 7% increase in
overall drownings during the same period. Baby Boomers
now account for more drownings than any other age group. Read
the press release.
Lesley Burton Zehr's SEALS Swim to Survive
On Monday, August 5, 2013, Lesley Burton Zehr completed a 25 km
swim along the shoreline of Lake Huron. Unfavourable forecasts,
water conditions and safety logistics forced her to postpone her
planned 75 km swim across Lake Huron until 2014. Learn about how
you can support Leslie.
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 $22.20 + GST. Learn More.