Affiliate Recognition Awards

 

 

The Lifesaving Society annually recognizes Affiliate Members who deliver the Society's training programs, promote Water Smart® public education, and raise funds in support of the Society's drowning prevention mission.

Most recognition awards are presented on the basis of points earned (see Point System below). Point values reward affiliates who offer a full menu of lifesaving programs and reflect the relative degree of difficulty or amount of training and effort required to achieve each level including the programming time commitment.

The Water Smart Award and the Jocelyn Palm Cup are awarded from a list of nominees who meet established criteria.

ANTHONY G. S. GRIFFIN CUP: Awarded to the City of Toronto District with the largest lifesaving program. (The City does not participate in the Cochrane Cup category.) Toronto-Etobicoke/York District currently holds the Cup.

ARTHUR LEWIS COCHRANE CUP: Awarded to the affiliate member with the largest lifesaving program. The City of Ottawa currently holds the Cup.

ARNOLD H. MORPHY CUP: Awarded to the single-facility affiliate with the largest lifesaving program. The Toronto-Sheppard YMCA currently holds the Cup.

DAVID W. PRETTY CUP: Awarded to the municipal affiliate with the largest lifesaving program in a community with a population between 100,000 and 250,000. The Town of Richmond Hill currently holds the Cup.

BURLINGTON CUP: Awarded to the municipal affiliate with the largest lifesaving program in a community with a population between 50,000 and 100,000. The Town of Newmarket currently holds the Cup.

SCARBOROUGH CUP: Awarded to the municipal affiliate with the largest lifesaving program in a community with a population between 10,000 and 50,000. The Town of LaSalle currently holds the Cup.

M. G. GRIFFITHS CUP: Awarded to the municipal affiliate with the largest lifesaving program in a community with a population under 10,000. The Town of Hanover currently holds the Cup.

PRIVATE AFFILIATE AWARD: Awarded to the private affiliate with the largest lifesaving program. Code of Confidence currently holds this Award.

ERNEST A. CHAPMAN CUP: Awarded to the affiliated camp with the largest lifesaving program. Glen Bernard Camp currently holds the Cup.

JOHN H. CROCKER CUP: Awarded to the affiliated "Y" with the largest lifesaving program. The Toronto-Shepperd YMCA currently holds the Cup.

WILLIAM HENRY MEMORIAL CUP: Awarded to the affiliated secondary school with the largest lifesaving program. Appleby College currently holds the Cup.

KIRK A. W. WIPPER CUP: Awarded to the affiliated university or college with the largest lifesaving program. Brock University currently holds the Cup.

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R. BREDIN STAPELLS CUP: Awarded to the affiliate member with the largest leadership training program; and to the municipal affiliate with the largest leadership training program per capita. The City of Toronto currently holds the Cup in the Open Category; the Town of LaSalle holds the Cup in the Per capita Category.

JOCELYN PALM CUP: Awarded to the affiliate making the most outstanding contribution to the National Lifeguard Service. The City of Vaughan currently holds the Cup.

WATER SMART® AWARD: Awarded to an affiliate for outstanding community service to drowning prevention education. The City of Brampton currently holds the Award.

WILLIAM M. BRUMMITT BOWL: Awarded to the affiliate with the largest first aid program. The City of Toronto currrently holds the Brummitt Bowl.

JOHN E. MCCUTCHEON BOWL: Awarded to the single-facility affiliate with the largest first aid program. University of Waterloo currently holds the McCutcheon Bowl.

DARNELL CHALLENGE CUP: Recognizes the drowning prevention commitment of the Society's affiliate members and institutions that mobilize staff and volunteers to raise funds for Water Smart. PPL Aquatics holds the Cup in the Oveall category; the City of Windsor holds the Cup in the Municipal category; the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury holds the Cup in the Single facility category.

SWIM TO SURVIVE® AWARD: Awarded to the affiliate member and their board of education partners who provide Swim to Survive training to 80% or more of their target populations:

  • Avon Maitland District School Board, Bob Hayward YMCA, City of Belleville, Brock University, Town of Dutton-Dunwich, Township of Glencoe, Goderich YMCA, Municipality of Huron East, Township of North Huron, Town of Ingersoll, City of Kingston, City of London, London Catholic District School Board, London YMCA, Loyalist Township, Limestone District School Board, Niagara District School Board, Education Foundation of Niagara, YMCA of Niagara, Town of Pelham, Municipality of North Perth, Queen’s University, City of St. Catherines, Town of St. Mary’s, Stoney Creek YMCA, Stratford YMCA, St. Thomas YMCA, Thames Valley District School Board, Town of Tillsonburg, Town of Woodstock, Town of West Elgin, Woodstock YMCA (100%)
  • Upper Grand District School Board, City of Guelph, University of Guelph, YMCA-YWCA of Guelph, Town of Minto, Town of Orangeville, Township of Centre Wellington, Wellington Catholic District School Board (98%)
  • Hamilton Wentworth Catholic District School Board, YMCA Hamilton/Burlington/Brantford, Downtown Hamilton YMCA, Flamborough YMCA, Les Charter YMCA (92%)
  • Town of Ajax, Durham District School Board, Durham Catholic District School Board, Boys & Girls Club of Durham, City of Oshawa, City of Pickering, Town of Uxbridge, Town of Whitby (91%)
  • Brant Haldimand Norflolk County Catholic District School Board, City of Brantford, Town of Brant, Town of Brockville, Town of Carleton Place, Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontario, Conseil des écoles catholiques Centre-Est, Dovercourt Recreation Centre, Grand Erie District School Board, City of Kingston, Norfolk County, Ottawa District School Board, Ottawa Catholic District School Board, City of Ottawa, Boys & Girls Club of Ottawa, Town of Pembroke, CFB Trenton (80%)

Point System

Water Rescue Awards

Rookie / Ranger / Star Patrol
7 / 7 / 7 points
Junior Lifeguard Club
10 points
Wading Pool Attendant
10 points
Safeguard
10 points
Patrol Rider
10 points
Bronze Star
10 points
Bronze Medallion
15 points
Bronze Cross
20 points
Distinction
30 points
National Lifeguard
40 points

First Aid Awards

Anaphylaxis Rescuer
2 points
Basic First Aid
4 points
CPR -A / -B / -C
4 / 6 / 8 points
CPR-HCP
8 points
Emergency First Aid
12 points
AED
10 points
Airway Management
15 points
Standard First Aid
25 points

Specialized Training

Lifesaving Fitness B / S / G
5 / 7 / 9 points
Boat Rescue
10 points
Lifesaving Sport Officials
15 points

Leadership Training

Core Instructor
15 points
Assistant Instructor
20 points
Swim Instructor
40 points
Lifesaving Instructor
40 points
Advanced Instructor
20 points
Exam Standards Clinic
15 points
Update Clinics
15 points
Sport Officials Clinic
15 points
Specialized Instructors
30 points
Trainer Clinics
30 points
Lifesaving Sport Coach
20 points

Recertifications are equivalent to half the value of original certifications.

Avon Maitland District School Board, Bob Hayward YMCA, City of Belleville, Brock University, Town of Dutton-Dunwich, Township of Glencoe, Goderich YMCA, Municipality of Huron East, Township of North Huron, Town of Ingersoll, City of Kingston, City of London, London Catholic District School Board, London YMCA, Loyalist Township, Limestone District School Board, Niagara District School Board, Education Foundation of Niagara, YMCA of Niagara, Town of Pelham, Municipality of North Perth, Queen’s University, City of St. Catherines,

Town of St. Mary’s, Stoney Creek YMCA, Stratford YMCA, St. Thomas YMCA,

Thames Valley District School Board, Town of Tillsonburg, Town of Woodstock

Town of West Elgin, Woodstock YMCA