The University of Ottawa won its fifth consecutive Ontario University Lifeguard Championships at the University of Guelph. The team named "Like a Gee Six" with Sarah Hebb, Patricia Moulton, Emile Hashem and Stephen Keelty took first place, while the team "Paging Dr. Gee" with Adam Jones-Delcorde, Dominique Imano, Caroline O'Keefe and Robyn Stevens took second place. The University of Ottawa took the top two spots at the competition for the second consecutive year, while the University of Waterloo came third. Congratulations to the University of Ottawa. Competition results are posted and available.
The University of Waterloo captured the 2012-2013 U-League banner at the final competition. During the Ontario University Lifeguard Championships, teams were awarded twice as many points as regular season competitions. The University of Waterloo retook the championship banner from the University of Ottawa, who has held it the past two years. This is UW's third U-League banner in five years since the start of the championship. League results have been updated and are available.
The Town of Saugeen Shores captured the 2013 Ontario Lifesaving Pool Championships hosted by the Town of Tillsonburg. The 2012 runner-up squad from Saugeen Shores, defeated the defending champions from the Mississauga Lifesaving Club by 10 points. The two clubs greatly increased their point totals from the previous year in one of the most competitive lifesaving competitions ever seen. The 2012 hosts, the Richmond Hill Lifesaving Club, came in a strong 3rd place. Congratulations to the 29 competitors from Saugeen Shores for their well earned win. Results are now posted.
John Wyatt was elected the Ontario Lifesaving Society's Athlete Representative in October 2014. As Athlete Rep he sits on the Lifesaving Society's Sport Council at the Ontario Branch, and the Athletes Committee at the National Branch. His mandate is to represent the views of athletes in Ontario and vote on their behalf. His goal is to improve communication between athletes, their clubs, and the Society.