Course and Seminar Registration

We offer a variety of water and ice rescue trainingn programs throughout the year. Each season is highlighted by our four-day International Instructor Academies, with the International Ice Rescue Instructor Academy in winter and the International Water Rescue Instructor Academy in the spring.  Additionally, we offer Awareness and Technician level courses for water, swiftwater and ice rescue.

And now, we offer a new series of live online training courses for first responders,  as well as aquatic facility managers, lifeguard supervisors and instructors and lifeguards.

Participants may register for Lifesaving Resources’ sponsored seminars and courses online through the course links below or by printing and mailing a paper registration.

Early registration is recommended and should be received at least 10 days prior to the seminar/course date in order to insure availability. Seminars/courses may also be sponsored by independent organizations at which time registration must be processed directly through those organizations.

If you have any questions regarding our training courses or registration please call us at (207) 967-8614.

Courses & Seminars

Open Water Lifeguarding Webinar – FREE!

Live on Zoom

Mon June 27, 2022 | 6:30 - 8:30 PM ET

Tue June 28, 2022 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM ET

This webinar will be beneficial to all lifeguards, lifeguard Instructors and Supervisors, and Aquatic venue Managers and Operators.  The focus will be on the prevention, recognition and management of drowning and aquatic injuries with a special focus on open water lifeguarding, in addition to swimming pools and waterparks.  Warning: this webinar will include very graphic video and audio clips of actual drowning incidents.

Water Rescue Instructor Academy

Portland, Maine

Thurs Sept 15 - Sun Sept 18, 2022

The International Water Rescue Instructor Academy is an intensive and comprehensive 4-day program designed to train and authorize Public Safety and Rescue personnel as Water Rescue Instructors who are then authorized to conduct Water Rescue and Swiftwater Rescue training programs at the Awareness, Operations and Technician levels.  These programs meet/exceed NFPA 1670 & NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescue.

Water Rescue Technician Course

Kennebunkport, Maine

Sat Sept 24, 2022 | 8 AM - 6 PM ET

The focus of this one-day training program is on the prevention, recognition and emergency management of drowning and aquatic injuries, surface water rescue and survival principles and procedures. It provides First Responders with knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively respond to rescue and recovery incidents in, on, and around static water environments. Program meets/exceeds NFPA 1670 & NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescue.

Surf / Swiftwater Rescue Technician Course

Kennebunkport, Maine

Sat Sept 24, 2022 - Sun Sept 25, 2022

A two-day training program on the prevention, recognition and emergency management of drowning and aquatic injuries, surface water rescue and survival principles and procedures. Designed to provide First Responders with skills required to safely and effectively respond to rescue and recovery incidents in, on, and around the static and dynamic water environments. Program meets/exceeds NFPA 1670 & NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescue.

Ice Rescue Instructor Academy

Portland, Maine

Thurs Feb 16 - Sun Feb 19, 2023

The International Ice Rescue Instructor Academy is an intensive and comprehensive 4-day program designed to train and authorize Public Safety and Rescue personnel as Ice Rescue Instructors who are then authorized to conduct Ice Rescue training programs at the Awareness, Operations and Technician levels.  These programs meet/exceed NFPA 1670 & NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescue.

Life Guard In-Service Training, Live Online – Custom Date

Live Zoom Conference

Your Organization Selects Date

A half-day in-service Lifeguard Training Program focusing on the Standard of Care in the Prevention, Recognition and Management of drowning and aquatic injuries.

This course is specifically designed for Lifeguards, Lifeguard Supervisors, and Aquatic Facility Managers and Operators.

Ice or Water Rescue Awareness Course, Live Online – Custom Date

Live Zoom Conference

Your Department / Agency Selects Date

Lifesaving Resources will schedule a course at a date and time selected by your department.

Select the Ice Rescue Awareness or Water Rescue Awareness course. The Awareness curriculum consists of the classroom portion of the Lifesaving Resources Technician curriculum and requires approximately 3 hours to complete.

These curriculums meet/exceed NFPA 1670 & NFPA 1006 Standards for Technical Rescue.