The well-being of our members and program participants is our priority in this evolving story. The Society is guided by the advice of Public Health Agencies and WorkplaceNL. We will continue to provide updates related to COVID-19 here.

COVID-19 Bulletin Board

Blended Learning

The Lifesaving Society has prepared guidelines to support the Society's affiliates members and leadership personnel who plan to augment traditional in-person training with online or blended learning delivery of the Society's courses. Full details here.

Extension of award currency dates

To support aquatic staff and the re-opening of aquatic facilities, the Lifesaving Society extended the validity of all vocational awards expiring March 1, 2020 or after. This extension period ends October 1, 2020. All award holders who's certifications have expired must attend a recertification course in order to remain current.

If you have questions or require assistance finding a recertification course, contact Raegan Wiseman ( at the Society office (709 576 1953)

Our office is open

The Society's office is open and ready to welcome visitors during business hours to pick up orders or recertify leadership awards. Physical distancing and other recommended public health protocols are in place for everyone's protection.

Whenever possible, call in advance of your visit so your order is ready waiting for pick up.



Information and Recomendations

More information

Everyone has a role to play in limiting the spread of COVID-19 or any other coronavirus. This starts with understanding how coronavirus spreads and how to prevent illness. An excellent source of authoritative information is this government of Canada website.