Cold Water Boot Camp

The Lifesaving Society and partners bring you an excellent educational resource on the year-round danger of cold water.

Even in the summer, most Canadian water is cold enough to be a major contributing factor to recreational drownings.  More than 60% of all drowning deaths in Canada occur during participation in summer-time recreational activities including swimming, fishing and boating.

Do you think you could survive a Cold Water Boot Camp?  Nine volunteers jump in with both feet at Cold Water Boot Camp to experience first hand what happens in 6 degree Celsius water.  View their reactions by going to:

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Cold Water Boot Camp is brought to you by:

Lifesaving Society
Canadian Safe Boating Council
National Search and Rescue Secretariat
Transport Canada, Office of Boating Safety
Dr. Gordon Geisbrecht, PH.D & Ted Rankine
Helly Hansen