2016 Canadian Drowning Report
2016 Ontario Drowning Report
National Drowning Prevention Week
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!
Announcing the Olympian School of Swimming Lifesaving Scholarship in support of Ontario lifeguards and swim instructors. Learn more.
Uniforms: designed by lifeguards, for lifeguards
New Bronze Awards Video
Designed specifically for instructors teaching Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross. Features real kids in seven important segments: The Rescue Process, Ladder Approach, Rescuer’s Checklist, Submerged Victim Recovery, Defenses and Releases, Spinal Rollovers and Surface Dives. Watch the trailer.
2016 Water Smart Award
The Lifesaving Society presents its annual Water Smart Award to an Affiliate Member of the Society for outstanding community service to drowning prevention education. Make a nomination. Make your submission by January 13, 2017.
World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017
Save the date: October 17-19, 2017. Learn more.
New Bronze Cross Workbook
The new Bronze Cross Workbook is in stock and ready to ship. This 48-page workbook is packed with self-evaluation tools, learning activities and tips for success that reinforce key principles and concepts to help guide candidates successfully through Bronze Cross course content. Visit lifeguarddepot.com to order.
Study Reveals New Canadian 'Tweens at Higher Risk
'Tweens (aged 11-14) who are new to Canada are five times more likely to be unable to swim than their Canadian born classmates, yet 93% of them say they participate in activities in, on or around water. In response, the Lifesaving Society recently introduced Family Swim to Survive. Learn more about the study and Family Swim to Survive.
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.