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 Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion was first earned by
Canadian lifesavers in 1896. The Medallion first went into
space in 1998 in the pocket of Canadian astronaut, and former
lifeguard and lifesaving instructor, Dr. Dave Williams.
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