March 29, 2022 - The Official Swim Transition Instructor Clinic is now Live! Red Cross Water Safety Instructors and Trainers who want to transition to the Lifesaving Society’s Swim for Life certification may now do so by completing the online self-directed SwimTransition Instructor Clinic at e-lifesaving.ca or e-sauvetage.ca.
January 12, 2022 - The Canadian Red Cross announced today it is winding down its swim and lifeguard programming to direct more attention to surging humanitarian demands in other areas – such as disaster and pandemic response, opioid harm reduction and caregiving for seniors. Red Cross is encouraging its water safety training partners to transition to the swim and lifeguarding programs of the Lifesaving Society Canada. Learn More.
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Nova Scotia Program Guide- 2021
The 2021 edition of the Lifesaving Society Program Guide is hot of the press. It provides the most up-to-date information on the Society’s programs and services. The newest edition identifies certifications that can be delivered virtually and includes updated policies and definitions; Bronze medal award descriptions; updated prerequisites (including the ever-popular Prerequisites-at-a-Glance located on the inside back cover), and more.
Download your free copy of the Nova Scotia Lifesaving Society Program Guide from our website or purchase a hard copy from our office.
Notice board: COVID-19 Updates
Our Guide to Reopening Pools and Waterfronts has been updated. All new additions to the document are highlighted in yellow. You can always find our most up to date resources for COVID-19 byy clicking on the "COVID-19" tab on our website.
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