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2018 Canadian Drowning Report



2018 Maritimes Drowning Report



New Brunswick Report


Read the 2017 Annual Report.


Water Smart Tips for Parents

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Chidren under 5 years old

Children from 5 to
12 years old


Postal service disruption

Try our convenient services that don't depend on mail.

-Submit test sheets electronically via fax or email.
-Place orders online through or call us.
-Make payments using online banking (set up the Society as a payee).
-Check certifications using Find a Member.


New Leadership Master Sheet

The new leadership system has a new Leadership Master Sheet. Please use this new Leadership Master Sheet on all new leadership courses you teach. The new Leadership Master Sheet can also be found in Find a Form along with the "old" Aquatic Master Sheet which will be retired on December 31, 2018.


Society releases latest Canadian drowning data

The average age of drowning victims is increasing in line with the aging Canadian population according to the 2018 edition of the Lifesaving Society's Canadian Drowning Report.


ILS Updates Competition Rulebook

The Lifesaving Society is pleased to confirm that the ILS Competition Rulebook 2015-2019 Revised 2017 Edition is now published in preparation for the Lifesaving World Championships in Adelaide 2018. Download the new edition and turn to pages 2 and 3 to see what's new.


New Brunswick Public Pool Safety Standards

The Lifesaving Society defines the minimum requirements for the safe operation of public swimming pools in its New Brunswick Public Pool Safety Standards. Based on research into Canadian and international standards, and developed in collaboration with New Brunswick public pool operators and experienced aquatic leadership personnel, the Society's bilingual New Brunswick Public Pool Safety Standards provides authoritative guidance on best practices for patron safety. Use the Order Form or order online from


2018 Price List

2018 New Brunswick Price List


What's New in CPR and First Aid

The Society is updating its literature. Click here for a summary of changes.

Read the First Aid "What's New" summary for Lifesaving Society instructors, lifeguards and affiliates.

The Lifesaving Society's online store is open for business. Enjoy the convenience of 24/7 shopping. It's all here - from first aid and pool supplies to everything required for lifesaving courses and training. Visit now!


WHO identifies drowning as leading global killer

The Lifesaving Society is assisting the World Health Organization (WHO) to spread awareness in Canada of the first ever Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer. The report identifies drowning as a major public health issue and calls on the worlds nations to ramp up drowning prevention efforts. Read the Lifesaving Society communiqué.

Read the WHO media release and read or download the Global Report on Drowning: Preventing a Leading Killer.