National Lifeguards are
highly skilled and trained individuals. To become a lifeguard you
must be 16 years of age and have Bronze Cross and Standard First
Aid certifications. See the chart for the
Drownings are on the increase among older Canadians. With the
50+ population increasing, especially for those 50-64 years of age,
we see more water-related deaths among aging "Baby Boomers."
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