Bronze Medals Revisions

The much anticipated revisions to the Bronze Medals program are ready for launch.

Below you will find links to information about launching the revised Bronze Medals program, and the mandatory update process for all Lifesaving instructors.

All affiliates must be offering the new program effective July 1, 2021.  Affiliates may offer the revised program sooner as long their instructors have completed the mandatory update process and the revised resources are used. 

Affiliates: Click Here for the information you will need to implement the revised Bronze Levels by July 1. Here is the link for information to give to Bronze Cross Recertification Candidate to allow them to prepare to recertify.

Instructors: Click Here for the information you will need to obtain the mandatory update. You will have two options for updating – dependant upon when you need to recertify your instructor certifications.

If you have any questions, or need any further in formation, please email Kathy Plett, Program Coordinator.

Annual General Meeting – Notification

Annual General Meeting

April 26, 2021 – 6:00 PM

Lifesaving Society Manitoba’s Annual General Meeting will be held virtually on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 6:00 PM.

As required by the Society’s By-Laws, notification is being sent to all members and supporters of the Society.  The purpose of this meeting will be to:

– Update the membership on the status of the Society.
– Review the 2020 audited financial statements.
– Appoint an auditor for the 2021 fiscal year.
– Elect directors to positions on the Board of Directors.

Members and supporters interested in attending the meeting are required to RSVP.  Please click here to RSVP.

Once you RSVP, an information package will be sent approximately one week in advance of the meeting.  This package will include the online meeting link, AGM Agenda, 2020 Annual Report, and the 2020 Audited Financials Statements.

Full details about the Annual General Meeting will also be made available on the Society’s website.

Request for Feedback

At the June 23, 2020 Annual General Meeting, the Society’s Board of Directors made a commitment to the members to develop policies that derived from the changes in the updated by-laws. From this, a policy that provided openness and transparency surrounding the Society’s board meetings was identified and drafted. This Draft Policy – Board Meetings is now available for review.

As valued members, your thoughts and input are greatly appreciated. Please send us your feedback to info@lifesaving.mb.ca by Monday, March 22, 2021.

The Board of Directors will consider your feedback and the approved policy will be available for viewing on our website after April 15, 2021.