Basic swimming ability is a fundamental requirement in any
meaningful attempt to eliminate drowning in Canada.
The Lifesaving Society offers training programs from
learn-to-swim through advanced lifesaving, lifeguarding and
leadership. Contact your local municipal pool, Y, summer
camp, school, college or university or check Find a
The legal minimum age in Ontario for lifeguards, assistant
lifeguards, and aquatic instructors and coaches is 16 years.
National Lifeguard is the only recognized lifeguard
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