Teaching Canadians to save themselves and rescue others. Annually, over 1,200,000 Canadians participate in our swimming, lifesaving, lifeguarding , first aid and leadership programs. Each year, we certify thousands instructors who provide the leadership for our training programs.
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Setting the standard the Lifesaving Society establishes aquatic safety standards and provides guidance for the aquatic industry. The Society offers a suite of services to help and support aquatic facility operators and personnel maintain and improve knowledge and skills.
The Lifesaving Society Water Smart® education contributes to the mission of the Society by increasing awareness of the risks associated with activities in, on, and around the water and ice. The aim is to educate the public and modify risky behaviours to eliminate drowning and water related injury.