Lifesaving World Championships Adelaide 2018 Registration Open

The ILS Sport Commission is pleased to confirm that the registration system for all the Lifesaving World Championships in 2018 is now open.  Visit the LWC 2018 website at to get access.  A comprehensive User Guide has been prepared to give team managers all the information needed to register their teams and enter their competitors into the events.  It contains details of the entry fees, qualifying guide times and the link required to access the OrgaNet Registration System that is now open. 

National Team and Interclub Team Managers from all the ILS Member federations are encouraged to register their teams as early as possible to take advantage of the early-bird rates.  The entry deadlines are:

  • 16th November 2017 to 19th February 2018 – Early
  • 20th February 2018 to 2nd October 2018 – Normal
  • 3rd October 2018 to 16th October 2018 – Late

Entries will be closed one month before the start of the first event.  No entries will be accepted after 16th October 2018.

Separate registration systems for the accreditation of ILS Delegates, Technical Officials and all supporters and families of competing teams will be opened early in 2018.

Canadian Drowning Prevention Plan

The Canadian Drowning Prevention Plan was formally released at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Vancouver, British Columbia on October 17-19, 2017.

The Canadian Drowning Prevention Plan was developed as one of the four supporting strategies outlined in the World Health Organization’s: Preventing drowning: an implementation guide (May 2017), which was developed in response to the World Health Organization’s: Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer (2014). The Canadian Drowning Prevention Coalition, tasked with developing the Canadian Drowning Prevention Plan, was formed in response to a call to action from the World Health Organization’s report.

The aspirational long-term goal of the Plan is for zero drowning deaths in Canada in 50+ years. The Plan is dynamic and will reflect the progress of data, actions, and outcomes in key focus areas for drowning prevention.

Ripples - March 7, 2018


The Lifesaving Society's bi-monthly e-newsletter, Ripples, is available. Inside you will find the latest news on programs, public education, lifesaving sport, members services, safety management, and new products in the SHOP.

To view the most current Ripples click HERE.


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