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.
Men account for 9 out of every 10 drowning victims in
Newfoundland and Labrador. Water-related fatality rates are highest
among men and teens 15 to 19 years of age.
Copyright 2020 by The Royal Life Saving Society Canada, Prince Edward Island.