In line with its commitment to offer international exposure to its high performance athletes, the Lifesaving Society is pleased to announce its intent to field a team to attend the following international lifesaving championship:

Name: Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Festival of Lifesaving 2017

Location: King’s Park Swimming Complex, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Dates: August 8-12, 2017 (tour August 3-13, to be confirmed)

Type: Pool lifesaving

Teams: National Team – 5 female, 5 male

Development Team – 5 female, 5 male

This festival involves two components: the traditional Commonwealth Championships plus a new individual skills Lifesaving Challenge. Canada’s athletes will compete in both components.