Lifesaving Sport News

2017 Lifesaving Sport Award Nominees

 
OTTAWA — May 10th, 2018
The Lifesaving Society of Canada is pleased to announce the names of the nominees for the annual lifesaving sports awards. Nominees were selected in seven (7) categories based on performances by Canadian athletes in good standing, achieved in 2017 internationally and nationally. The nominees are as follows:
Performance of the Year
Dennis Cook, 4th Open Canadian Beach Flags Title
Geordie Farrell, Unsanctioned World Record – 100m tow with fins
Sarah-Laurence Morin, Festival of Lifesaving, Line Throw Silver medal
Female Masters Athlete of the Year
Geordie Farrell, Saugeen Shores Lifesaving Club
Alexandra Ferguson, Paradise Beach Lifesaving Club
Sarah Ingleton, Saugeen Shores Lifesaving Club
Male Masters Athlete of the Year
Jason Cross, Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service
Scott Day, Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service
James Verreault, Ottawa Valley Lifesaving Club
Youth Male Athlete of the Year
Rylun Alberg-Moore, Wetaskiwin Orcas
Jacob Miess, Toronto Police Lifeguard Service
Sebastian Reimer, Guelph Marlin Aquatic Club
Youth Female Athlete of the Year
Kathleen Belliveau, Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service
Jade Maillé, Montreal Sea Devils Lifesaving Club
Carlin Reid, Toronto Police Lifeguard Service
Female Athlete of the Year
Claudine Courteau-Godmaire, Rouville Surf Club
Sarah-Laurence Morin, Montreal Sea Devils Lifesaving Club
Dallas Walker, University of Lethbridge Max Bell Manta Rays
Male Athlete of the Year
Dennis Cook, Richmond Hill Lifesaving Club
Jason Cross, Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service
Didier Dupas, Rouville Surf Club
The winners will be announced during the 2018 Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships in Markham, Ontario on Sunday, 3 June 2018.
The Lifesaving Society – Canada’s lifeguarding expert – has been saving lives in Canada for over 100 years through its training programs, Water Smart® drowning prevention campaign, and safety management services. Over 1,000,000 Canadians participate annually in the society’s swimming, lifesaving, lifeguard and leadership programs. Lifesaving sport is the only sport that has been developed based on humanitarian principles.  The Society is the governing body for lifesaving sport – […]

May 12, 2018|Lifesaving Sport News, Media release|

2018 Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships Information Package

On behalf of the Ontario Branch, please find enclosed information on the 2018 CPLCs.

April 16, 2018|Lifesaving Sport News, News|

2018 Key Officials Appointments (Memo)

TO:                              Lifesaving Society Branches
FROM:                       National Sport Commission Selection Committee
DATE:                         23 March 2018
SUBJECT:                2018 Officials Appointments
Lifesaving Society Canada is pleased to announce the following Officials appointments for the 2018 Canadian Lifesaving Sport Championships – additional calls for Officials are being conducted through each host.  Information on each championship can be found on the Lifesaving Society Canada’s webpage at:
2018 Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships
Hosted by the Lifesaving Society Ontario Branch in Milton, Ontario at the Milton Sports Centre from May 5-6.

Chief Referee – Cynthia Cakebread
Appeals Convenor – Rebecca Boyd

2018 Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships
Hosted by the Lifesaving Society Ontario Branch in Markham, Ontario at the Markham Pan Am Centre from June 2-3.

Chief Referee – Hugo Rodrigues
Appeals Convenor – Barbara Costache
Chief Referee Apprentice – Lisa Hanson Ouellette

2018 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships
Hosted by the Lifesaving Society Quebec Branch in Lac Simon, Québec from August 24-26.

Chief Referee – Perry Smith
Appeals Convenor – Mike Melenchuk
Chief Referee Apprentice – Dave Beaumont-Vaillancourt

We look forward to seeing everyone at these exciting competitions and thank all volunteers for their ongoing commitment to Lifesaving Sport in Canada.
For more information please contact Martin Leprohon, Lifesaving Society Canada Sport Commissioner.
Information on each championship can be found on Lifesaving Canada’s webpage

March 25, 2018|Lifesaving Sport News, Media release|

CANADIAN SURF LIFESAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018

The Lifesaving Society is now ready to receive applications for officials who wish to provide support during the 2018 Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships, which will take place at the Centre touristique du Lac-Simon from August 24 to 26, 2018.
Application forms must be submitted by the person wishing to be considered for nomination for these Championships. If you wish to be considered, please fill out and submit the form by following this link.
The person who will be nominated will have to cover their own travel fees. The budget for lodging for these championships is limited. If possible, please make arrangements with friends or family. Officials and volunteers will be offered food and drink during the championship events. Officials are invited and welcome to the banquet which will happen during the award ceremony.
It is possible that there will be a small fee associated with these tickets. We thank you for your continued support of lifesaving sport.
 

March 21, 2018|Lifesaving Sport News, Media release|

2018 CANADIAN LIFEGUARD EMERGENCY RESPONSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Lifesaving Society invites applications from Officials to officiate at the 2018 Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships.

Team Registration package can be found here:

For more information, please email Lorraine Wilson-Saliba

 

February 18, 2018|Lifesaving Sport News, News|

2018 CSLC Accommodation Information

Please find attached the accommodation information for the 2018 CSLCs.  In addition, there are more options available on Airbnb and cottagesrental.com if needed.

Book soon to avoid disappointment.

January 30, 2018|Lifesaving Sport News, News|

2018 Canadian Championships Officials Call for Interest

The Selection Committee invites all Canadian Officials to express interest for a Key Officials appointment for the 2018 Canadian Championships. https://goo.gl/forms/POJWmh5wbih7ZUdb2

 

December 29, 2017|Lifesaving Sport News, News|

LWC 2018 Team Announcement

The Lifesaving Society of Canada is pleased to announce the selection of members to Canada’s National (16 years and older) and Youth (15-18 years) Teams for the Lifesaving World Championships 2018, which will be held in Adelaide, Australia November 21-25, 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

December 15, 2017|Lifesaving Sport News, Media release|

December 2017 – Time Trials Results

 

Results from the Time Trials held on Saturday, December 2 at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre

December 4, 2017|Lifesaving Sport News, News|

DEADLINE APPROACHING: Call for Athletes – Lifesaving World Championships 2018

In line with its commitment to offer international exposure to its high-performance athletes, the Lifesaving Society is calling for applications from athletes to attend the following major international lifesaving sport event:

Name: Lifesaving World Championships 2018

Location: Adelaide, Australia

Dates: November 21-25, 2018 (tour November 14-26, 2018, subject to change)

Type: Pool and surf lifesaving

Teams: National Open Team – 6 female, 6 male

National Youth Team – 6 female, 6 male

To be considered for the positions being named in December 2017, eligible athletes must submit an email of intent highlighting interest to join this delegation and their birth date by 11:59pm (Eastern time) on December 3, 2017, to Brian Miess, Technical Leaders Committee Chair at brianm@lifeguarding.com.

To be considered for the remaining Youth Team positions being named in June 2018, the same information must be sent to Brian Miess by 11:59pm (Eastern time) on June 2, 2018.

For further information or clarification, please contact Emily Verreault, High Performance Manager at em.verreault@gmail.com.

November 18, 2017|Lifesaving Sport News, News|