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

Water Rescue Instructor Academy

Portland, Maine

Thurs Sept 9 - Sat Sept 12, 2021

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.

Ice Rescue Instructor Academy

Portland, Maine

February 17 - 20, 2022

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.

Swiftwater Rescue Technician Course

Kennebunkport, Maine

September 25-26, 2021: 8a - 6p

This 2-day, 18-hour course is designed specifically for Public Safety and Rescue personnel and provides the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively respond to incidents in and around moving water.

Water Rescue Technician Course

Kennebunkport, Maine

September 25, 2021: 8a - 6p

The focus of this one-day training program is on the prevention, recognition and management of drowning and aquatic injuries, surface water rescue and survival principles and procedures.

This course is designed to provide public safety and rescue professional with the knowledge and skills required to safely and effectively respond to rescue and recovery incidents in, on, and around the water.

Water Rescue Instructor Academy

Portland, Maine

Thurs Sept 15 - Sat 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.

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.

Drowning / Aquatic Injury Case Study Series – FREE!

Live Zoom Conference

Series Ended 5/27: Check back for new dates

This fast-paced and comprehensive live monthly webinar series will allow attendees to understand how a break-down in procedure can lead to catastrophic results.

These eye-opening lessons will provide an understanding of not just what transpired leading up to and in reaction to these incidents, but how they can be prevented and the proper response in the event you are faced with a similar situation.