“He Who Saves A Single Life, Is Said To Have Saved The Entire World”

~ Tractate Sanhedrin

Lifesaving Resources
Mission Statement

To prevent and/or reduce the number of drownings and aquatic injuries through the education and training of Public Safety & Rescue Professionals; Lifeguard & Aquatic Recreation Professionals; and the General Public.

Water Rescue by Lifesaving Resources

Featured Courses

Due to COVID-19, Lifesaving Resources has suspended all in-person training programs until February 2021

Now Offering Live Online Training Courses!

Our new series of training courses, led by Gerald Dworkin, provides First Responders and those that work in and around water the opportunity to improve their life saving and safety skills from one of America’s foremost experts in water rescue, ice rescue and drowning incidents.

Ice Rescue Training

Canceled Feb 18 – Feb 21, 2021
Portland, Maine

Water Rescue Training

May 13 – May 16, 2021
Portland, Maine

Lifesaving Resources sponsors and conducts annual 4-day Instructor Academies for the purpose of training Water Rescue and Ice Rescue Instructors for Public Safety and Rescue agencies from throughout North America. Upon successful completion of an Academy, graduates are authorized as either Water Rescue or Ice Rescue instructors to conduct courses and certify their personnel at the Awareness, Operations and/or Technician level on behalf of their respective agencies.

These courses meet/exceed NFPA 1670 and NFPA 1006, and certification is valid for 5 years from the course completion date.

Customized Academies can be conducted at the request of Fire, Rescue, EMS, and/or Law Enforcement agencies.  Customized Academies require 4 days of instruction and are dependent upon availability of local lodging, facilities, and faculty, with a minimum enrollment of 6 instructor candidates.

Recent Articles

  • With changes to pool operations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are also recommended changes to how lifeguards respond to medical emergencies. Based on current recommendations, we have out

  • Local governments are beginning to allow swimming pools and other aquatic facilities to reopen as restrictions ease across the country. Lifesaving Resources can provide guidance and training to facili

  • Responding to Cardiac Arrest calls during the Coronavirus pandemic has required First Responders to modify protocols to reduce risk to responding personnel while providing lifesaving care to patients.

The Power of Water

The Power of Water should never be underestimated –
its’ beauty, strength or force.

Life cannot exist without water –
it empowers us and commands respect.
Be ready for it!

Come Hell or High Water

Instructor Portal

Currently authorized Lifesaving Resources Ice and Water Rescue Instructors have direct access to course instructional materials, administrative forms, etc. within the Instructor Portal.  Click below to access the portal using your assigned PASSWORD.  Please contact Lifesaving Resources for that password and e-mail [email protected] to receive the latest POWERPOINT or KEYNOTE.