The Lifesaving Society offers its Canadian Lifesaving Program and Leadership Training Program in all provinces and territories.

The Canadian Lifesaving program includes the Canadian Swim Patrol Program, Bronze Medal awards, National Lifeguard Service® (NLS) awards, and other awards and programs. The Leadership Training Program is for instructors and award examiners.

Detailed descriptions, including prerequisites and test items, are available by clicking each program name below. Note that the prerequisites listed are the minimum requirements. Branches reserve the right to add prerequisites to the minimums listed. Contact your Branch for specific provincial/territorial prerequisites.

Canadian Lifesaving Program

Leadership Training Program

Other Programs