Who We Are
WHO ARE WE
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
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