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…

Jul 11
2019

Call for Volunteers: 2019 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships

Call for Volunteers: 2019 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships

The Lifesaving Society Nova Scotia Branch is seeking technical officials and volunteer for the 2019 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships.  The 2019 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships are being held at Martinique Beach and Rainbow Haven Beach,…

Jun 20
2019

Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships 2019

Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships 2019

The Lifesaving Society – Nova Scotia Branch is pleased to be hosting the 2019 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships.  Date, Location, Fees, & Information Date: August 23-25, 2019 Location: Martinique Beach and Rainbow Haven Beach, Halifax County,…

Jun 17
2019

National Drowning Prevention Week Information

National Drowning Prevention Week Information

National Drowning Prevention Week Flag Raising Ceremony  The Lifesaving Society designates the third week in July as National Drowning Prevention Week to focus community and media attention on the drowning problem and drowning prevention. This year,…

Jun 05
2019

Updated Policies & Procedures

Updated Policies & Procedures

Policies and Procedures is designed to provide Society members with information on the Lifesaving Society and the organization's services, certifications and program delivery.Society members are encouraged to review Policies and Procedures May 2019. Highlights…

May 29
2019

National Drowning Prevention Week is July 21 - 27 2019

National Drowning Prevention Week is July 21 - 27 2019

The Lifesaving Society designates the third week in July as National Drowning Prevention Week (NDPW) to focus community and media attention on the drowning problem and drowning prevention. NDPW provides a focus around which community Water Smart® educators…

May 24
2019

Trainer Recertifications

Trainer Recertifications

Registration for all 2019 Trainer Recertifications are now open! Follow the links below to register.June 15th, 2019 - Edmonton (ACT Leisure Centre) August 17th, 2019 - Edmonton (Don Wheaton YMCA) September 28th, 2019 - Canmore (Elevation Place) November…

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…