The VLA Beach Alert camps train Jr. Lifesavers in three different environments; preparing participants for first aid emergencies on land, water rescues in pools, and safety on the beach and in the ocean. This dynamic approach provides well-rounded exposure to the different elements of lifesaving and introduces participants to the fundamentals of real world lifesaving.
This program will provide kids with an introduction to a number of water sports and activities in a full day course. The program encourages kids to collaborate with friends in a series of activities so that they become confident and comfortable participating in many of the water based sports and activities available in Vancouver. The on-water schedule is flexible and activities will be scheduled when the weather is most suitable.