COVID-19

The well-being of our members and program participants is our priority in this evolving story. The Society is guided by the advice of Public Health Agencies and WorksafeNB. We will continue to provide updates related to COVID-19 here.

COVID-19 Bulletin Board

Blended Learning

The Lifesaving Society has prepared guidelines to support the Society's affiliates members and leadership personnel who plan to augment traditional in-person training with online or blended learning delivery of the Society's courses. Full details here.

Office reopening - Effective July 2

the Society's office reopening plan moves to stage 3 as of July 2. A limited number of visitors at a time will be permitted on site to pick up orders or recertify leadership awards. Strict physical distancing and other recommended public health protocols are in place for everyone's protection.

Curbside pickup / drop-off is available Monday - Friday (10:00a to 4:00p).

Extension of award currency dates

The Lifesaving Society will ensure that its instructors and lifeguards are eligible to work when New Brunswick aquatic facilities reopen. See details.

 

Resources

Guide to Reopening New Brunswick Pools and Waterfronts.

The Lifesaving Society has published the July 2020 edition of New Brunswick's Guide to Reopening Pools and Waterfronts. The guide is designed to help owners and operators of public pools and waterfronts adapt their operations to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

The guide is available for free for all Society members. Download your copy here.

Information and Recomendations

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More information

Everyone has a role to play in limiting the spread of COVID-19 or any other coronavirus. This starts with understanding how coronavirus spreads and how to prevent illness. An excellent source of authoritative information is this government of Canada website.