BC Search and Rescue Association

BC Search and Rescue Association
PO Box 2176, Sidney, BC, V8L 3S6
Search and Rescue
General Information

The BC Search and Rescue Association (BCSARA) advocates on behalf of the 78 GSAR groups and the over 3,000 hard working professional volunteers, and trained, members-in-training, and resources volunteers who donate hundreds of hours of training in order to search for and rescue hundreds of subjects each and every year.

If you require help, call 911 as soon as possible and stay in one location until found.

There is no charge for rescue.

Program and services

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During summer or winter, on land or on water, remember the three “Ts” – trip planning, training and taking the essentials. In the event of an emergency, make sure you’re rescue ready.