For the fifth consecutive year, the Office of the Embassy of Canada in Punta Cana is proud to offer its Lifeguard Program. To date, more than 700 men, women and children have participated in this program nationwide and the impact has been incalculable. 
With support from professional instructors volunteers Royal Lifesaving Society Nova Scotia and local and Canadian sponsors, this program is offered entirely free so both employees of the tourism sector as local authorities. 
During an intensive, adults learn and improve their swimming techniques, water rescue practice both in the pool and on the sea and taught the ultimate in first aid and CPR.