Swimming Teacher – Red Cross, I Can Swim, & Lifesaving Society

Swimming Teacher – Red Cross, I Can Swim, & Lifesaving Society

*Important notice regarding Red Cross Applications*

Swim Transition

The Canadian Red Cross is winding down its swim and lifeguarding programming to focus on surging humanitarian demands in other areas.

Read the press release.

During 2022, Red Cross is encouraging and supporting its water safety training partners in making the transition to the swimming, lifeguarding and aquatic leadership programs of the Lifesaving Society Canada. For more information, please visit: https://www.lifesavingsociety.com/swim-transition.aspx

EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION

To facilitate the transition, Red Cross has extended all Swimming & Water Safety and Lifeguard certifications to December 31, 2022 (if they would naturally expire before then).

TRANSFER OF RED CROSS CERTIFICATION DATA

With your permission, Red Cross will transfer your certification information to the Lifesaving Society. If you do not grant permission for this transfer, you will need to contact your Lifesaving Society provincial/territorial Branch for direction on how to provide proof of certification.

CERTIFICATION PATHWAY

EVALUATION GUIDE

RED CROSS APPLICATION

LIFESAVING SOCIETY APPLICATION