Nova Scotia Lifesaving Sport

Nova Scotia's home for Lifesaving Sport news, events, results, clinics, and resources.

What is Lifesaving sport? Our competition events combine aquatic racing skills with lifeguard rescue situations in both the pool and open water (lakes and oceans). Want to know more about these events?! click here!


Canadian Lifeguard Challenge (CLC) was hosted by the Lifesaving Society (Ontario and Nova Scotia branches) on August 6th at Martinique Beach, NS. Check out the videos below for some drone footage of our Canadian athletes competing in the three rounds of the Iron guard challege!

Men - Land to Board.mp4

Video above: Mens event: transition to board.

Women - Starting Surfski.mp4

Video above: Womens event, starting with the surf ski.

Men - Closeup Surf Ski (Fast).mp4

Video above: Mens event, passing the first buoy in the surf ski leg.

Women - Surf with ski.mp4

Video above: Womens event, Sandrine and Ali catch a wave on their surf skis.

Men - Starting Board Race.mp4

Video above: Mens event start line with the board leg.

Winter Registration Policy 2023/24

Pre-registration through the website will be mandatory for all winter competitions. Registration deadlines for all competitions will be 48 hours prior to the competition. A minimum of 20 registered athletes are required for each competition. If the event is cancelled, cancellation notices will be sent to all registered athletes within 24 hours of the registration deadline.

The Lifesaving Society Nova Scotia Branch is the governing body for Lifesaving Sport in Nova Scotia.

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