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Canadian Swim-to-Survive Standard

High participation in swimming as a recreational activity Among school-aged children between 5 and 12 years of age, swimming is the second most popular recreational activity in Canada (after bicycling). Among those over 18 years of age, swimming is the third most popular activity (after walking and gardening/yard work). This information comes from the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute's 1998 Physical Activity Monitor.

November 7, 2000|Position statement|

Lifeguard Zone and Positioning Requirements

Facility operators have a responsibility to conduct an assessment of their aquatic facility to establish: the lifeguard supervision zones; the positioning of lifeguards for each zone; the procedures for lifeguard rotation through these zones.

May 7, 1997|Position statement|