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. The Lifesaving Society Swim Program features both Swim for Life® and Canadian Swim Patrol - a recipe for creating good swimmers.
Good swimmers can:
To find an upcoming course near you please visit Find a Course or contact your local pool.