Water Smart® Contest

We need your help with the 2017 Water Smart® Contest. The purpose of the Contest is to spread the Society's Water Smart messages, which in turn will help save lives.

The Water Smart Contest is easy to do, you can implement it during Drowning Prevention Week, or offer it during a day camp, or have a special Water Smart® Contest day. It's flexible, and can be implemented in any way - whatever works best for your facility.

It's easy and doesn't require a lot of planning. You can give it to your summer staff as a fun summer project!

Here's more info about the 2017 Water Smart Contest: Read the Contest Letter. Rules and Regulations. Registration Form.

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Buddy in new uniform

Who can participate?

Children 7 and under are invited to fill in the colouring sheet provided by the Lifesaving Society.

8-12-year-olds are invited to "Draw a Water Smart Super Hero." Participants must include:

  • The name of the super hero
  • Slogan or motto or message
  • The hero's super power

13-17-year-olds are invited to create a Water Smart game. Participants must include:

  • At least one Water Smart® message

How it works

The facility judges entries in each age category. Local winners in each age category will be awarded a Buddy T-shirt by their local pool or facility.

Winning entries in the 8-12 and 13-17 groups will be judged and provincial winners will be selected from all of the entries submitted.

The provincial prizes are:

  • 1st Place - $100 Lifesaving Society Prize Pack
  • 2nd and 3rd Place - $35 Lifesaving Society Prize Pack

If you are an Affiliate Member and would like to obtain a contest kit, contact

Daksha Moti

at the Lifesaving Society.