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 Lifesaving Society introduced Lifesaving Medal competition
in 1935. Medals were awarded to each of the winning pair in a
lifesaving race conducted as part of the program in any public
swimming exhibition or competition conducted by an Affiliate of the
Copyright 2019 by The Royal Life Saving Society Canada, Prince Edward Island.