News Release

Nova Scotia's Lifeguards To End Supervision

August 25th, 2015


Halifax, N.S. – The Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service (NSLS) will be completing supervision for the summer this weekend.

Nova Scotia To Host The Canadian Surf Lifesaving Championships

August 19th, 2015


Melmerby Beach Reopens

August 15th, 2015

After receiving and reviewing the most recent water quality test results, the Medical Officer of Health has authorized the reopening of Melmerby Beach in Pictou County for swimming, effective immediat

Melmerby Beach Closed For Swimming

August 13th, 2015

Melmerby Beach in Pictou County is closed for swimming due to poor water quality. For more information, please see the attached Question and Answer sheet.

Lifesaving Sport Series Round 2 Results

August 10th, 2015

Athletes competed in the second round of the Lifesaving Sport Series on Saturday, August 8 at Rissers Beach in Lunenburg County.

Lifesaving Sport Series Round 1 Results

August 7th, 2015

Athletes competed in the first round of the Lifesaving Sport Series on Wednesday, July 29 at Point Michaud Beach in Richmond County.

Understanding Rip Currents

July 20th, 2015

The Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service (NSLS) encourages all beach patrons to understand the power of rip currents, and the strength they carry.

NSLS Lifeguard Supervision Begins July 1

June 24th, 2015

Halifax, N.S. – Nova Scotia’s lifeguards are set to hit the sand and waves of the province’s most popular beaches when supervision begins on Wednesday, July 1.

Lifeguards Join Local Author for "Beaches of Nova Scotia" Launch

June 23rd, 2015

For over 40 years, the Nova Scotia Lifeguard Service (NSLS) has been supervising the beautiful beaches of Nova Scotia.

Competition Results

January 7th, 2015

Please find attached results from two recent Lifesaving Sport competitions. The Guardians Invitational was held on December 20th, 2014 at the Rath Eastlink Community Centre.