Register for the 2023 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships Today!

Registration is now open for the 2023 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships! The competition will be hosted by Lifesaving Society's Nova Scotia branch in Halifax County on August 25 - 27, 2023.
The registration package (available in English and French), containing the registration form, the competition schedule, as well as additional information, can be found here, or in the Lifesaving Sport section of our website.
Information on the location, deadline and fees has been summarized below. Please note that the registration deadline is Friday, August 18, 2023.
Date: August 25 - 27, 2023
Location: Martinique Beach and Rainbow Haven Beach, Halifax County, Nova Scotia
Competition: The competition is sanctioned by the Lifesaving Society Canada. The International Life Saving Federation Rule Book (2023 Edition, revised June 2023), Lifesaving World Championships Handbook (2023), and the Canadian Competition Handbook (2019) will be followed.
Eligibility: Competitors must hold a current Bronze Medallion or higher certification and be a registered athlete. Age requirements are as follows:
  • Youth: Minimum age of 15 and maximum age of 18 on August 25, 2023
  • Open: Minimum age of 15 by August 25, 2023
  • Masters: Minimum age of 30 by August 25, 2023
*14-year-old competitors on August 25, 2023, turning 15 before December 31, 2023, may compete as an exhibition, swimming in their own heat. They will be subject to the same fees as all other competitors. Official results will be available; however, they will not count for points. They will not be allowed to swim up in relays.
Deadline: Registration must be received August 18, 2023. Refunds will not be issued after August 15, nor will they be issued for clubs or competitors who do not show up for the Championships.
  • Option 1: $130.00 - includes competitor registration into all events and one banquet ticket.
  • Option 2: $80.00 - includes competitor registration into all events.
Registration: Please send the registration form with your chosen method of payment - either cheque (payable to the Lifesaving Society), money order, purchase order, VISA, MasterCard, or American Express - to:
Lifesaving Society
Attn: 2023 Competition Registration
400 Consumers Road, Toronto, ON M2J 1P8
Phone: (416) 490-8844
Fax: (416) 490-8766
Accommodations: Block booking has been made at the Courtyard Halifax Dartmouth at 35 Shubie Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The hotel is currently offering a special group rate. Book your group rate for Lifesaving Society here. Please note that the final day to book this hotel is Tuesday July 25, 2023.
If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us at (780) 415-1755 or at
We wish the best of luck to all our athletes participating in this year's competition!