Apr 04
2019

Call for Volunteers: Public Education Commissioner

Call for Volunteers: Public Education Commissioner

The Lifesaving Society Canada is currently seeking a volunteer to lead the Public Education activity centre and projects as assigned by the Board of Directors. The Lifesaving Society Canada’s Public Education Commission contributes to the mission of…

Mar 15
2019

Spring Ice is NOT Safe!

Spring Ice is NOT Safe!

Ice surfaces are not safe as spring arrives. Warmer temperatures and melting water create unstable ice surfaces. Remember that no ice is without risk. Please stay off the ice! Many factors affect ice thickness including the type of water, location and…

Mar 14
2019

2019 ABNWT Pool and Lifesaving Championships Update

2019 ABNWT Pool and Lifesaving Championships Update

Pool/Community Officials Course In anticipation of the 2019 AB/NWT Pool Lifesaving Championships the Lifesaving Society is hosting a Pool/Community Officials Course! Date: March 31, 2019 Time: 1:00-6:00pm Location: Trans Alta Tri-Leisure Centre, Spruce…

Mar 08
2019

Lifesaving Society New Leadership Program Implementation

Lifesaving Society New Leadership Program Implementation

The Lifesaving Society has completed a review and revision of Leadership programs. The new competency based leadership model is focused on thirteen (13) core competencies with performance criteria at five (5) levels of competency. The development of…

Feb 21
2019

Alberta and Northwest Territories Competition Manual 2018 Edition

Alberta and Northwest Territories Competition Manual 2018 Edition

Effective February 21, 2019 the Second Printing of Alberta and Northwest Territories Competition Manual 2018 Edition shall be the sole source of rules, standards, and procedures for lifesaving competitions in Alberta and Northwest Territories.Changes…

Feb 21
2019

Ripples: February 20 2019

Ripples: February 20 2019

Training Programs National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification and First Aid Instructor Recertification February 23 - 24, 2019 North Zone (Location: City of Grande Prairie) Registration for the National Lifeguard Instructor Recert (Barcode: 53753) First…

Feb 14
2019

WE'RE HIRING!

WE'RE HIRING!

The Lifesaving Society Alberta and the Northwest Territories Branch is seeking an experienced individual who can manage and implement Society safety management programs and services. Exciting opportunities exist for development and promotion of new aquatic…

Feb 13
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 Saturday and Sunday March 2-3, 2019 at the Max Bell Regional Aquatic Centre at the University of Lethbridge…

Feb 13
2019

Office Closure and ICE SAFETY Reminder

Office Closure and ICE SAFETY Reminder

Please be advised that the Lifesaving Society office will be closed for Family Day on Monday, February 18, 2019.  Be sure to get your orders in before the weekend!  Ice Safety Reminder While we have been faced with frigid temperatures lately, remember…

Feb 13
2019

Canadian Competition Manual: 2019 Edition

Canadian Competition Manual: 2019 Edition

The Canadian Competition Manual 2019 Edition is now available for affiliate clubs, coaches, officials and athletes. The Canadian Competition Manual 2019 Edition is the source for rules, standards and procedures for Nationally Sanctioned Competition. What's…

Feb 12
2019

CALL FOR ATHLETES: Festival of Lifesaving 2019

CALL FOR ATHLETES: Festival of Lifesaving 2019

Are you a Lifesaving Athlete interested in competing in Leeds, UK?  Below is the athlete selection criteria for the 2019 Festival of Lifesaving!  Canadian National Team Selection Criteria Commonwealth 2019 EN RevB Canadian National Team Selection Criteria…

Feb 07
2019

Ripples- February 7 2019

Ripples- February 7 2019

National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification and First Aid Instructor Recertification February 23-24, 2019 North Zone (Location: City of Grande Prairie) Registration for the National Lifeguard Instructor Recert (Barcode: 53753) First Aid Instructor…

Feb 07
2019

Founder's Day!

Founder's Day!

Today, the Royal Life Saving Society achieves the 128th anniversary of its founding by William Henry and his colleagues in England, in 1891. The achievements of William Henry and the founders were massive, both in breadth and depth.  On 7th February…

Jan 24
2019

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarship

Queen Elizabeth Commonwealth Scholarships give talented students from anywhere in the Commonwealth the opportunity to gain a Master's degree, while developing new skills, experiencing life in another country, and building their global networks. If you…

Jan 23
2019

Ripples- January 23, 2019

Ripples- January 23, 2019

Training Programs:  February 23-24, 2019 North Zone (Location: City of Grande Prairie) Courses offered: -          Trainer Recertification -          National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification -          First Aid Instructor…

Jan 23
2019

2019 Canadian Championships

2019 Canadian Championships

2019 CANADIAN LIFEGUARD EMERGENCY RESPONSE CHAMPIONSHIPS CHAMPIONNATS CANADIENS DE SAUVETAGE TECHNIQUE DE 2019 DATE: May 4 – 5, 2019 LOCATION: Town of Oakville – Iroquois Ridge Community Centre, 1051 Glenashton Road, Oakville, ON L6H 6Z4 905-338-4255.COMPETITION: The…

Jan 22
2019

National Lifeguard Waterfront and Surf Option Combination Course

National Lifeguard Waterfront and Surf Option Combination Course

Hooksum Outdoor School is a unique and magical location in traditional Hesquiaht First Nation territories on the mid-west coast of Vancouver Island. We are proud to be the only Lifesaving Society of BC affiliate to offer the NL Waterfront and Surf Option…

Jan 15
2019

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: 2019 AB/NWT Pool Lifesaving Championships

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: 2019 AB/NWT Pool Lifesaving Championships

The Lifesaving Society is need of volunteers for the upcoming Alberta and Northwest Territories Pool Lifesaving Championships which will take place Friday April 5 - Sunday April 7, 2019 at the Trans Alta Tri-Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove, Alberta.…

Jan 10
2019

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Canadian Lifesaving Championship

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS: Canadian Lifesaving Championship

The Lifesaving Society Canada is calling for volunteers for the Canadian Lifesaving Championships (CLERC, CPLCs and CSLCs). This information will be forwarded to the host of the Championships for appointment, additional calls for officials and volunteers…