Basic swimming ability is a fundamental requirement in any
meaningful attempt to eliminate drowning in Canada.
The Lifesaving Society offers training programs from
learn-to-swim through advanced lifesaving, lifeguarding and
leadership. Contact your local municipal pool, Y, summer
camp, school, college or university.
The World Health Organization reports that children under 5
years have the highest drowning mortality rates worldwide, except
in Canada and New Zealand where adult males have the highest
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