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.
The World Health Organization reports drowning is the third
leading cause of unintential death in children and youth. 96%
of these drownings occur in low- and middle-income countries.
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