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Who We Are

Please click HERE to join the VLA now,

to find out about our upcoming Special General Meeting,

and to get an awesome, free VLA T-shirt! 


The Vancouver Lifeguard Association (VLA) is a non-profit organization based

out of the Metro Vancouver area. Since 2003 the VLA has mentored over

1000 youth through their indoor Junior Lifeguard Clubs and outdoor Beach

Alert Camps at Kitsilano Beach and Pool. Within the VLA we strive to support

and promote water safety education in the community, including providing

volunteer lifeguards and first aid opportunities for major public events.


The Vancouver Lifeguard Association provides social connection, valued

experiences and leadership development for current and future lifeguards in a

fun environment.


Our vision is a Metro Vancouver aquatic community that celebrates a growing

number of lifeguards. We strive to develop through meaningful connections,

quality experiences and embrace the positive values of recreation.


• Integrity, Participation, Leadership, Community, Spirit, Health and


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