Feb 21
2020

Call for Volunteers: Training Program Commissioner

Call for Volunteers:  Training Program Commissioner

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

Feb 06
2020

Alberta Public Aquatic Facility Safety Standards

Alberta Public Aquatic Facility Safety Standards

The Lifesaving Society has published new Alberta Public Pool Safety Standards, replacing the Public Aquatic Facility Safety Standards which is now retired. The new publication is available online at www.lifesaving.org under the Safety Services section…

Jan 29
2020

Lifesaving Society CPR Training Manikin Lungs

Lifesaving Society CPR Training Manikin Lungs

We are pleased to notify you of the latest addition to our product line. We have been able to source a generic lung that is compatible with the Actar D-Fib manikin lungs that were discontinued. This new product is available on our shop now.  Product…

Jan 29
2020

Call for Volunteers: Safety Standards Commissioner

Call for Volunteers: Safety Standards Commissioner

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

Jan 20
2020

Update to Policies & Procedures

Update to Policies & Procedures

With the new guidelines and content established for Workplace Approved First Aid Programs, the Lifesaving Society has update its Policies and Procedures document to reflect these changes.  Outlines of the changes are highlighted in the First Aid Programs…

Jan 18
2020

Drop Drownings Event!

Drop Drownings Event!

The Lifesaving Society Alberta and Northwest Territories invites you to join us for our first Drop Drownings Event!Drop Drownings was first hosted in Vancouver, BC in conjunction with the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in 2017. The event is…

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…