Lake Safety Information

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  1. General Safety Information
  2. Chestermere Lake Information
  3. Safe Operation Reminders
  4. Safety Equipment Information

GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION

Weather Conditionscannabis notice

Before going out, check the weather forecast. During boating, monitor the weather conditions. If conditions feel unsafe, please exit the water in a calm manner.

Safe Operation

It is against the law to operate a vessel in a careless manner without due care and attention. You must take into account any circumstances that could pose a danger to your vessel or any other vessels and must not endanger the safety of anyone on the water. 

Small Vessel Regulations, Section 1007 & Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations, Section 15 (1)

Life Jackets

Canadian law requires a PFD (Personal Flotation Device) or lifejacket for every person on board a pleasure craft. Approximately 90% of people who drown while boating were not properly wearing a PFD or lifejacket. It is strongly recommended that everyone wears their PFD or lifejacket at all times whenever they are on or near the water.