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
Lesley Burton Zehr's SEALS Swim to Survive
Lesley Burton Zehr overcame rain, high waves and cold water in her
Lake Huron swim on July 19, completing over 35 km of the grueling
journey in her effort to raise awareness about water safety. She
also raised almost $12,000 for the Society's Swim to Survive
program, which will provide survival training to over 500 children.
Click here to
learn more and support Lesley.
The best summer is the one you spent
lifeguarding. Enter our photo
contest and show us why lifeguarding is the best summer job
ever. Submit your best lifeguard-themed photos for your chance to
win one of three Lifesaving Society gift certificates, and see your
photo featured in Lifeliner magazine and receive a framed keepsake
copy! Click here for more
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 $7.50 or 25 for $125. 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
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!
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.