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Apply for funding to teach water safety in your community

with Water Safety & Swim to Survive Grants

Swim to Survive®

These grants are available to assist organizations in hosting one Swim to Survive® event at a Regional Aquatics Training Centre (Inuvik, Yellowknife, Fort Smith, and Hay River). Participants will learn the basic skills needed to survive a fall into deep water taught by a certified Swim to Survive® Instructor. Swim to Survive® events must include Swim to Survive® instructions, take place at a Regional Aquatics Training Centre, and be taught by a certified instructor. 

Water Safety

These grants are available for organizations to host three (3) Water Smart learning events in their community. Events must be free and open to the public.

All events must teach water safety topics from the Water Smart manual from the Life Saving Society. (Found Here)

Swim to Survive and Water Smart grant applications are now open!

Applications will be accepted until October 1, 2023.


Funds are limited. Applications will be approved on a first-come, first-serve basis.


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