COVID-19 Information Update – June 17, 2020

June 17, 2020

Dear Members and Supporters,

Lifesaving Society Manitoba has released an update to the COVID-19 Certification Extension Policy, as well as new Information Bulletins and Teaching Resources about running staff training and National Lifeguard recerts, and reopening your facility.

Certification Extension Policy Update & Staff Re-Certifications

Lifesaving Society Manitoba has updated the COVID-19 Certification Extension Policy.  In addition, affiliates may now offer training and re-certification clinics for their staff.  Please review the following resources for full details:

COVID-19 Certification Extension Policy Update

COVID-19 National Lifeguard Recerts

COVID-19 Pool Reopenings & Staff Training Information

Reopening Your Aquatic Facility

To assist facilities in their reopening efforts Lifesaving Society Manitoba has adapted the Society’s national guidelines for facility reopening to include Manitoba specific information.  Please review the full document for your needs:

COVID-19 Guidelines for Reopening Pools & Waterfronts

Further Updates

As the Province releases more guidance around Phase 2 and Phase 3 of reopening we will continue to update our members and supporters.  Please check your inboxes and the Society’s website and social media feeds to ensure you remain up to date with the material as it is released.

If you have any questions, please contact me via e-mail or call me at 204-956-2124 ext. 2.

Kathy Plett
Program Coordinator
Lifesaving Society Manitoba