The Lifesaving Society is the Canadian governing body for competitive lifesaving - a sport recognized by the International Olympic Committee and the Commonwealth Games Federation. 

The Society promotes healthy living through the creation of Provincial and National lifesaving clubs within Canadian communities. Provincial teams represent a specific province or territory, while National teams represent Canada at international competitions. 

Lifesaving Sport international is divided into different disciplines including; pool events, ocean events, Simulated Emergency Response Competition (SERC), surf boat competition and the inflatable rescue boat (IRB) competition.

Competition Information This page contains dates and additional information about our Lifesaving Sport competitions.
Competition Manuals These manuals describe the rules, standards, and procedures for different types of competitions.
Warm-Up Procedures This document contains information on the warm-up procedures that the Lifesaving Society has developed for sanctioned events.
Waiver & Release Forms To be eligible for participation in sanctioned competitions, athletes must sign this form. A downloadable copy is also available.
Competition Calendar The dates for swim meets and competitions can also be found in our Events Calendar.