Basic swimming ability is a fundamental requirement in any
meaningful attempt to eliminate drowning in Canada.
The Lifesaving Society offers training programs from
learn-to-swim through advanced lifesaving, lifeguarding and
leadership. Contact your local municipal pool, Y, summer
camp, school, college or university.
Men account for 9 out of every 10 drowning victims in
Newfoundland and Labrador. Water-related fatality rates are highest
among men and teens 15 to 19 years of age.
Copyright 2017 by The Royal Life Saving Society Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch Inc. Registered Charity No. 13237 8134 RR0001.