Barnsley Lifeguard Championship (Sun. Aug. 27)

Note:  update to date – Event will be hosted on Sunday August 27.

The UBC Aquatic Centre is pleased to be the host venue for the 2017 Barnsley Lifeguard Championship hosted by the Lifesaving Society of BC/Yukon on Sunday August. 27th.

The annual “Barnsley”  provides lifeguards and lifesavers with opportunities to test their lifeguarding and lifesaving skills in fair and challenging environments. Participants in these competitions have the opportunity to learn new techniques, share ideas and learn more about lifeguarding and lifesaving.

Patrons of the UBC Aquatic Centre are not to be alarmed that throughout the weekend there will be mock first-aid scenarios, rescues and related lifesaving activities happening at various locations throughout the facility.

The UBC Aquatic Centre will remain open to the public however some minor closures may be implemented. Please consult the UBC Aquatic Centre Drop-in Schedules prior to any visit.

Photo: UBC Aquatic Centre lifeguards participate in 2017 edition of CLERC (Canadian Lifeguard Emergency Response Championships) – Surrey, BC.