Swim Transition Information

This page contains information on the transition process from the Canadian Red Cross Swim and Lifeguard programs to equivalent Lifesaving Society programs. This page will be updated on an ongoing basis as more information is released.

Please consult the categories below to find the information you need for yourself, your facility or your organization.

Deadline Extension – Updated December 16, 2022

The deadline to transition your Red Cross aquatic certifications to the Lifesaving Society equivalent has been extended to June 30, 2023.

Read the National Communique release here

Frequently Asked Questions – Updated December 16, 2022

Have questions about the Swim Transition? We’ve created an FAQ page to help you out.
Frequently Asked Questions

Online Transfer Resources – Updated November 3, 2022

To register and complete the Swim Transition Instructor Clinic, please click here.

To transfer your personal information from the Canadian Red Cross to the Lifesaving Society, please click here.

News Release – Updated January 12, 2022

Lifesaving Society Manitoba News Release – Updated January 11, 2022

Facility Transfer Checklist – Updated March 15, 2022

Frequently Asked Questions – Updated March 11, 2022

Transition Pathways Information – Updated January 12, 2022

Swim for Life Information – Updated March 11, 2022