Based in Port Alberni, and founded in 1956, this team serves the Alberni Valley and region.
Based in Queen Charlotte, this team provides ground SAR for Haida Gwaii, and is a resource for the public safety network of Haida Gwaii by extending the safety infrastructure while allowing wild place ...
Based in Arrowsmith, BC, this team originated in the sixties, was founded as a society in 1986 and is an integrated member of District 69 Emergency Services.
Based in Atlin, BC, the northernmost and westernmost ground SAR unit in BC, this team has members experienced in ground, embankment, cliff searches, and mountain and auto-extrication rescues. Founded ...
Founded in 1982, this team is based in Barriere and has a highway rescue component.
Founded in 1967 and based in Burns Lake, BC with 26 members this group serves the Regional District of Bulkley Nechako
Founded in in 1976 and officially incorporated in 1979, this team is based in Campbell River and 50 members
Based in Castlegar and with 25 active members this group responds to searches in the Arrow Lakes, Columbia River, Kootenay River and the West Kootenay/Boundary areas.
Based in Williams Lake, and serving the Cariboo Regional District this team does highway rescue, swift water, and ground SAR
Based in Abbotsford and responding to incidents in Abbotsford, the City of Langley, Township of Langley and Sumas Mountain of the Fraser Valley Regional District.
Based in Kelowna, this team traces its roots to 1954 and is the result of a merger between Westbank and Kelowna SAR in 1997 and has 50 members.
Chetwynd SAR's inception dates back to the early 70's when several individuals formed a loosely organized group. In 1996 the group was reorganised to become an official society and over the years has ...
Chilliwack SAR delivers professional quality Search and Rescue services to the communities of Chilliwack and Cultus Lake.
Based in Invermere BC, this team serves an area of 2000 square kilometres of mountainous terrain, swift water and lakes
This team has served the Comox Valley for over 35 years, and includes Mount Washington Ski area in its response area.
Based in Coquitlam BC and serving the Tri-Cities, Belcarra, Anmore, Burnaby and New Westminster, this team has 50 members and was founded in 1972.
Based in Lake Cowichan and serving Cowichan Valley and its surroundings
Founded in 1984, this group provides rescue services to Cranbrook, BC and has approximately 30 members
Based in Creston, BC, this group has 25 members and has been serving the Creston Valley since 2002
Located in Elkford, BC this team is situated in the upper Elk River valley and responds to an area extending to the Alberta border
This group dates back to the early 70's, but was re-created as a society in 1993. They cover a very mountainous region of BC cut by big rivers and large lakes and reservoirs.
Members are experienced in wilderness and urban searches. Some members have advanced training in rope rescue, swiftwater rescue and search management. Founded in 1987.
This group is responsible for a large area in central BC covered in arboreal forest, with extensive lakes and waterways. They have 15 members
Based in the town of Golden, BC and with 25 members, this group has served the district since 1965, and currently provides mountain, avalanche, ice, rope and swiftwater water rescue as well as HETS.
Founded in 1980, this team is based in Grand Forks, BC. and operates in the Kootenay Boundary region of British Columbia
Operating out of the District of Hope, BC, this team responds to GSAR and Road Rescue on the Coquihalla Highway.
Members are experienced in ground searches. Founded 1977
The operating area of Houston Search and Rescue coincides with the Houston / Granisle RCMP jurisdiction area
Based in Sooke, BC and providing rescue services to the Juan De Fuca electoral area, this group has over 30 members and was founded in 1983
With 35 members and based in Kamloops, this team was formed in the 70's and includes a SAR tracking dog.
Based in the village of Kaslo, BC this team responds to mountain, avalanche and road rescue incidents.
Based out of Agassiz, BC, KHSAR was founded in 1957 and responds to an area including Harrison Lake.
Based in Keremeos, BC, this SAR team was re-formed in 2009 and serves the Village of Keremeos with about 16 members.
Based in Kimberly, BC this team serves an area of 10,000 sq kilometres and has 32 members
Based in Kitimat, BC, with members trained in basic search and rescue, wilderness rope rescue, swift water rescue, and organized avalanche response.
Founded in 1967 and based in Ladysmith this group serves the Cowichan Valley Regional District.
Based in Lions Bay this team serves the region of the Sea to Sky from Horseshoe Bay to Porteau Cove.
Originating in the 1980's, this team was registered as Society in 2005 and has 27 members and several amateur radio operators
Based in Mackenzie, BC with 30 members, this group's response area is about one and half times larger than Vancouver Island and lies around Williston Lake in the Rocky Mountain Trench.
Based in Metchosin, BC and founded in 1989, this team serves the municipalities of Metchosin, Colwood, Langford, Highlands, View Royal, Esquimalt, Victoria, and Oak Bay. We provide ground search and ...
Based in Mission, BC, this team covers the district of Mission and the area to the north and east known as the Fraser Valley Regional District.
Based in Nanaimo this group was founded in 1981 and has 30 members that serve the Regional District of Nanaimo.
Founded in 1991 and based in Vanderhoof, this group specializes in ground search, swift water and flat ice rescue and has a close relationship with local Canadian Rangers
Based in Nelson, BC this team trains for mountain, avalanche and marine responses on Kootenay Lake
Founded 1992, this team is based in Merrit, BC and includes ice rescue in its skill set.
North Peace Search and Rescue (NPSAR) consists of dedicated professional volunteers who provide search and rescue services to Fort St. John and surrounding area. We also promote the safety of all recr ...
Based in North Vancouver and serving the North Shore region of Vancouver this team was founded in 1965 and specializes in mountain, canyon and helicopter (HETS) rescue.
Founded in 1973 and based in Oliver, this group has about 30 volunteers who serve a large area of BC from the US border to Vaseaux Lake
Founded in 1994, and operating out of Pemberton, BC, this team handles rescues from 4x4, swift water, and mountain rescue.
Based in Saanichton, BC, this team serves the communities of Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney and historically also known as the Peninsula Disaster Response/Search and Rescue Team.
Penticton and District Search & Rescue (PENSAR) responds throughout the Regional District of the Okanagan Similkameen, and the the Province of BC.
Founded 1967 and based in Powell River, BC this team is on the Mainland of BC despite being in the North Island region
Based in Prince George, BC, this group has 53 members and was founded in 1963.
Based in Prince Rupert with members trained in GSAR and founded in 1975
Founded in 1952 and based in Revelstoke, BC this team has almost 60 members and responds to the area around Revelstoke Mountain Resort, several Canadian National Parks, and Rogers Pass.
Based in Maple Ridge, BC, this team response to Golden Ears Provincial Park and Pitt Lake as it's primary response areas.
Based in Salmon Arm, this team has existed since the 70's, was registered in 1990 and has 30 members who serve Shuswap Lake including Sicamous and Three Valley Gap.
South Columbia SAR responds to the area around Trail, Montrose, Fruitvale, and Salmo and works closely with other teams in the region
Based in Dawson Creek, BC with 12 members this group serves Peace River Regional District in cooperation with Chetwynd and North Peace SAR.
Based in Sparwood, BC this team's area includes the rugged mountains, rivers and class 5 rapids to the Alberta border.
Based in Squamish, BC, and responding to the Sea to Sky between Porteau Cove to Whistler, BC.
Based in Stewart, BC, this new group was founded in 2009, and is growing, and dedicated to the safety of their members, community and visitors to their extreme mountainous environment.
Sunshine Coast SAR covers an area from Gibsons to Halfmoon Bay, The Jervis Inlet to the Tantalus Range
Based in Surrey, BC and founded in 1973, this team provides ground SAR and inland waterways response south of the Fraser to the US border.
Based in Terrace BC with approximately 25 members providing ground and inland water rescue services to the area
With 20 members and based in Tumbler Ridge, BC, this team serves an area in the NorthEast region close to the Alberta border and responds to many winter rescues.
With 65 members and based out of Vernon, this team serves the northern Okanagan and was founded in 1960
Serving that area of the Chilcotin from Heckman Pass beyond Anahim Lake in the West and to the East beyond Alexis Creek to Sheep Creek Bridge.
Based in Ucluelet, BC, this SAR team covers Pacific Rim national park and the communities of Tofino and Ucluelet.
Based in Whistler, BC this team responds to the rugged terrain adjacent to one of the busiest ski resorts in North America