The NSLS offers free Swim to Survive lessons throughout the summer for children between the ages of 6-14.
Swim to Survive teaches children how to survive an unexpected fall into deep water, by learning how to roll into deep water, to tread water for one minute and to swim 50 metres.
When and where?
Aylesford Lake Beach, Saturdays 11 a.m.- 12 noon
Bayfield Beach, August 14 from 12 noon - 2 p.m.
Dollar Lake upon request
Melmerby Beach, August 14 & 15 at 11 a.m.
Lake Milo Boat Club, Wednesdays & Thursdays at 11 a.m.
Rainbow Haven Beach, August 15, 22, 29 at 11 a.m.
For times at other beaches, please speak with your local lifeguard!