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Is for the person in the water!

During the boating season our volunteer crews provide over 1,100 hours of service to the boating community primarily serving the Pickering, Ajax and Whitby communities.

PARA Marine Search & Rescue Volunteers have saved over 200 lives and assisted over 3,000 people in emergency situations since 1967. Our crews are on call 24 hours a day to respond to any marine emergency. PARA Marine Search & Rescue is frequenting called upon for Search and Rescue missions due to the enhanced capabilities of our vessel. The proud and respected marine call-sign P.A.R.U. has remained through generations of vessels with a long history of community service, dedication to duty and a commitment to safety on the waters of Lake Ontario.