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2018 Canadian Drowning Report

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2018 Newfoundland and Labrador Drowning Report

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Newfoundland and Labrador Report

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Read the 2017 Annual Report.

 
 
 
 
 

Water Smart Tips for Parents

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Chidren under 5 years old

Children from 5 to
12 years old

 
 
 
 
 

Updated Program Guide

The updated 2018 edition of the Newfound and Labrador Program Guide makes it easier than ever to quickly find the information required to deliver Lifesaving Society training programs - including the Society's revised leadership courses. The ever-popular Prerequisites-at-a-glance is still located on the inside back cover. The Guide is an essential component of every aquatic programmer's reference library.

View it online or purchase hard copies from the Society's office.

 
 
 
 
 

What's New in Leadership Training?

Exciting changes are coming to the Lifesaving Society leadership training system
in 2018 as we transition to new leadership courses and retire some existing ones.
Learn more in What's New for Affiliates?

Full details will be featured in the 2018 edition of the Society's Program Guide.

 
 
 
 
 

Call for Nominations: Lifesaving Society Board of Directors

The Lifesaving Society is seeking nominations for positions on the Board of Directors and Councils. The Society is governed by an elected volunteer Board of Directors composed of professionals in recreation, education, business, finance, management, medical and legal professions. For more information you can read the official communiqué here or check out Find a Job for all the posted job descriptions.

 
 
 
 
 

Exciting Changes Coming to Leadership Training

Exciting changes are coming to the Lifesaving Society leadership training system in 2018 as we transition to new leadership courses and retire some existing ones. Learn more in What's New for Affiliates?. Full details will be featured in the 2018 edition of the Society's Program Guide.

 
 
 
 
 

New Leadership Master Sheet

The new leadership system has a new Leadership Master Sheet. Please use this new Leadership Master Sheet on all new leadership courses you teach. The new Leadership Master Sheet can also be found in Find a Form along with the "old" Aquatic Master Sheet which will be retired on December 31, 2018.

 
 
 
 
 

St. John's local presents at WCDP2017

Cody Dunne of St. John's is the first researcher from NL to present at a World Conference on Drowning Prevention. Read about his experience in Vancouver at the WCDP2017 here. You can check out Cody's full poster and abstract from the conference here.

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Society releases latest Canadian drowning data

The average age of drowning victims is increasing in line with the aging Canadian population according to the 2017 edition of the Lifesaving Society's Canadian Drowning Report.

 
 
 
 
 

LifeguardDepot.com

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The Lifesaving Society's online store is open for business. Enjoy the convenience of 24/7 shopping. It's all here - from first aid and pool supplies to everything required for lifesaving courses and training. Visit LifeguardDepot.com now!

 
 
 
 
 

WHO identifies drowning as leading global killer

The Lifesaving Society is assisting the World Health Organization (WHO) to spread awareness in Canada of the first ever Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer. The report identifies drowning as a major public health issue and calls on the worlds nations to ramp up drowning prevention efforts. Read the Lifesaving Society communiqué.

Read the WHO media release and read or download the Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer.