Jan 16
2020

2020 AB/NWT Pool Lifesaving Championships and Junior Games

2020 AB/NWT Pool Lifesaving Championships and Junior Games

Registration is now open for the 2020 AB/NWT Pool Lifesaving Championships and Junior Games. Please register your club athletes and coaches as soon as possible. These Championships are open to affiliate lifesaving clubs and registered athletes from…

Jan 14
2020

Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships Registration now OPEN!

Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships Registration now OPEN!

This competition includes three events that Lifeguard Teams compete to show assessment, first aid and water rescue skills. Event descriptions and rules can be found in the new Alberta and Northwest Territories Lifeguard Emergency Response Competition…

Jan 13
2020

Call for Volunteers: Lifesaving Sport Commissioner

Call for Volunteers: Lifesaving Sport Commissioner

The Lifesaving Society Canada is currently seeking a volunteer to lead the Lifesaving Sport activity centre and projects as assigned by the Board of Directors. Reporting to the Board of Directors (or designate), the Lifesaving Sport Commissioner will…

Dec 17
2019

Legal Advisor - Job Posting

Legal Advisor - Job Posting

The Lifesaving Society Canada is seeking a highly motivated, dedicated volunteer to join the National Board of Directors in the position of Legal / Corporate Secretary. Job Posting - EN Job Posting - FR  Resumes and expressions of interest should be…

Nov 27
2019

Fall Forum 2019

Fall Forum 2019

Missed Fall Forum 2019??  Check out the presentations from:  1. Welcome & Society Updates - Kelly Carter, Executive Director, Lifesaving Society 2. Underwater Surveillance Systems and the Impact on Lifeguard Surveillance at Peter Hemingway Fitness…

Nov 20
2019

Call for Volunteers: Max Bell Invitational Meet

Call for Volunteers: Max Bell Invitational Meet

The University of Lethbridge is seeking Officials and Volunteers for the upcoming Max Bell Invitational Meet.  This event will be taking place November 30 & December 1, 2019 at the Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre at the University of Lethbridge in…

Nov 13
2019

Casino 2020!

Casino 2020!

The Lifesaving Society is currently looking for volunteers for our biannual casino on January Wednesday 29th and Thursday January 30th, 2020! The casino will be held at the Yellowhead Casino (Edmonton NW). No prior experience is necessary and there…

Oct 21
2019

Pool/Community Officials Course

Pool/Community Officials Course

Pool/Community Officials Course The Lifesaving Society is hosting a Pool/Community Officials Course!  This course provides volunteers with competitive officiating skills. Volunteers are trained to act as a: Marshall, Announcer, Timer, Runner, Equipment…

Oct 16
2019

Updated Lifesaving Sport Coach 1 Course

Updated Lifesaving Sport Coach 1 Course

The Lifesaving Society is excited to announce that Sport Coach 1 is ready to transition to the new leadership model. The updated program aligns to the Lifesaving Society Leadership Model and aligns delivery across Canada.  Implementation Action Timeframe…

Oct 16
2019

Update to Workplace First Aid Programs

Update to Workplace First Aid Programs

The Lifesaving Society has been advised by the Government of Alberta of required changes to workplace first aid programs. The current changes will result in additional program content (as defined by the Government of Alberta) and will impact minimum…

Oct 16
2019

ACTAR Product Update

ACTAR Product Update

We regret to inform you that we will be discontinuing our ACTAR product line effective December 31, 2019. As you are aware the Lifesaving Society has tried to find an alternative supplied for ACTAR products but all attempts have been unsuccessful. Over…

Oct 16
2019

Alberta and Northwest Territories Competition Manual - 2019 Edition

Alberta and Northwest Territories Competition Manual - 2019 Edition

The Alberta and Northwest Territories Competition Manual- Rules Standards and Procedures for Alberta and Northwest Territories Sanctioned Competition, Championships and Games - 2019 Edition, First Printing is now available for affiliate clubs, coaches,…

Oct 16
2019

Fall Forum 2019

Fall Forum 2019

The Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories Branch invites you to join us for an exciting day of presentations during the 2019 Fall Forum which will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019 in Calgary at the Four Points by Sheraton Calgary…

Sep 13
2019

Lifesaving Society Canada releases 2019 Canadian Drowning Report

Lifesaving Society Canada releases 2019 Canadian Drowning Report

The Lifesaving Society Canada has released the 2019 Canadian Drowning Report. This report reinforces the need for ongoing action and attention to prevent drowning, an important public health issue. Annually over 400 Canadians drown each year. This is…

Aug 28
2019

2019 Festival of Lifesaving Team Selected!

2019 Festival of Lifesaving Team Selected!

The Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories would like to send a huge congratulations to all of the athletes selected for Canada’s National Team and Development Team for the 2019 Festival of Lifesaving in Leeds, UK.   The National Team…

Aug 28
2019

First Annual Coach Symposium!

First Annual Coach Symposium!

We are pleased to announce our first annual Coach Symposium!  This unique event is designed as a professional development and networking opportunity for individuals who coach Junior Lifeguard Clubs in their community! This event is designed for coaches…

Jul 22
2019

Drowning Research Project

Drowning Research Project

On behalf of the Injury Prevention Centre and the Lifesaving Society, we are writing to request data from your organization as part of an ongoing collaborative research project that will examine non-fatal drowning events in Albertan public swimming pools…

Jul 12
2019

National Drowning Prevention Week Reminders!

National Drowning Prevention Week Reminders!

This is a friendly reminder that National Drowning Prevention Week takes place July 21-27!   The Lifesaving Society designates the third week in July as National Drowning Prevention Week (NDPW) to focus community and media attention on the drowning…