Water rescue and ice rescue services are provided to residents and visitors in Saugeen Shores. If you are in an emergency on the water, please call 9-1-1 or dial *16 from your mobile device. You can also contact the Canadian Coast Guard on channel 16 of your VHF marine radio.

Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Unit

A Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary Unit (CCGA) serves the community and neighbouring communities along Lake Huron's coast.

The volunteer based CCGA is based out of the Saugeen River in Southampton and supported by the Government of Canada. The service is provided through a partnership between the Marine Heritage Society and the Saugeen Shores Fire Department.