Recreational boating is a fantastic way to enjoy the outdoors with family & friends.
TIPS FOR YOUng children
Toddlers & children under 5 are at risk when they are playing near water. Click here to find out how to prevent youth drownings.
TIPS FOR BACKYARD POOLS
Everything you want to know about backyard pool safety.
Click here to find out more about kayak, canoe, and stand-up paddle board safety.
TIPS FOR TEENS
The drowning death rate climbs as children enter their teenage years & begin to "push the envelope" with riskier behaviour.
TIPS FOR LIFEJACKETS & PFDS
It won't work if you don't wear it! Find out how to choose and size a lifejacket.
Heading out to the lake, the beach, the river? Make sure you check out these safety tips.
TIPS FOR ADULTS
The highest drowning rates in British Columbia were found among adults aged 20-34 and 50-54 with most occurring in lakes or rivers.
TIPS FOR OPEN WATER
Heading out to the lake or the beach? Check out these tips before you go.
The Lifesaving Society promotes fun and safety around the water, but reminds you that drowning occurs quickly, unexpectedly and often silently. Learn how to recognize drowning and how to rescue.