Lifesaving Sport Clubs
Lifesaving Sport has clubs operating throughout the province. Each club typically runs through the efforts of a volunteer board and hired staff (coaches). To be eligible to participate as a member of Lifesaving Sport in BC and Yukon, clubs must be affiliated members in good standing with the Lifesaving Society of BC & Yukon Branch.
To view a list of all the Lifesaving Sport Lifesaving Clubs or to find a Lifesaving Sport Club in your area check out the Lifesaving Sports Lifesaving Club Directory below.
Junior Lifeguard Clubs
The Junior Lifeguard Club is an alternative to traditional test-sheet-based aquatic programs. The Club stresses fun and aquatic skill development based on personal-best achievement. As a water-based program, Junior Lifeguard Club members work to develop and improve swimming and other aquatic skills with emphasis on Swimming skills, Lifesaving skills, Lifesaving knowledge, Leadership & teamwork, Community education, Competition, Personal fitness.
Leadership development - including teamwork and decision-making skills - is an important aspect of the Junior Lifeguard Club. Members apprentice with working instructors and lifeguards.
The Junior Lifeguard Club is designed for members with different abilities. Friends (and siblings) can join the Junior Lifeguard Club together regardless of their ages and abilities
Register a Club
All Lifesaving/Lifeguard Clubs must be registered and affiliated with the Lifesaving Society or as a program of an affiliated organization. Lifesaving Clubs can be organized by a current Branch Affiliate which registers the members, programs the practices and hires the coaching staff. Lifesaving Clubs can also become a registered Branch Affiliate administered by a Board of Directors which registers the members, programs the practices and hires the coaching staff.
As registered affiliates Lifesaving Clubs are welcome to offer the full range of Lifesaving programs or focus solely on Lifesaving Sport programs; Sport fundamentals (Pool & Open Water), Junior Lifeguard, and the Lifesaving Athlete Development Program.