COVID-19

The well-being of our members and program participants is our priority in this evolving story. The Society is guided by the advice of Public Health Agencies and WorksafeNB. We will continue to provide updates related to COVID-19 here.

COVID-19 Bulletin Board

Blended Learning

The Lifesaving Society has prepared guidelines to support the Society's affiliates members and leadership personnel who plan to augment traditional in-person training with online or blended learning delivery of the Society's courses. Full details here.

Office hours - Effective March 21, 2021

The Society is open during Yellow Phase but visitors are limited

In accordance with public health measures announced by the province, the Society office is open and may welcome a limited number of visitors at a time. If you'd like to visit, let us know in advance. Call 506-455-5762 or email info@lifesavingnb.ca

Curbside pickup / drop-off remain available Monday - Friday (10:00a to 4:00p).

We all have a role to play in supressing the spread of COVID-19. An excellent source of authoritative information is this government of Canada website.

Extension of award currency dates has ended

To support aquatic staff and the re-opening of aquatic facilities, the Lifesaving Society extended the validity of all vocational awards expiring March 1, 2020 or after. This extension period ended September 3, 2020.

If you have questions or require assistance finding a recertification course, contact Sarah Hebb (sarahh@lifesavingnb.ca) at the Society office (506 455 5762)

 

Resources

GNB COVID-19 Recreation & Sport FAQs

A FAQ document for those involved in Sport and Recreation. Produced by Tourism, Heritage & Culture - Sport and Recreation Branch of GNB and updated regularly.

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions - updated May 10, 2021

Guide to Reopening New Brunswick Pools and Waterfronts.

The Lifesaving Society has published the July 2020 edition of New Brunswick's Guide to Reopening Pools and Waterfronts. The guide is designed to help owners and operators of public pools and waterfronts adapt their operations to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

The guide is available for free for all Society members. Download your copy here.

Information and Recomendations

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More information

Everyone has a role to play in limiting the spread of COVID-19 or any other coronavirus. This starts with understanding how coronavirus spreads and how to prevent illness. An excellent source of authoritative information is this government of Canada website.