Alberta Underwater Council/Cathie McCuaig Presents: Sylvan Lake Cleanup

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19th Annual Sylvan Lake, Alberta Cleanup 2022


Location: Sylvan Lake, set up at main pier area, limited parking; just for divers & paddlers

Date: Sunday, September 18th, 2022

What: 19th Annual Lake Clean-up Dive at Sylvan Lake, Alberta

Who: Divers, Paddlers, Lake Shore Volunteers

Cost: $5 donation appreciated to cover additional replacement cleanup supplies

Hosted By: ​Alberta Underwater Council (AUC) and Town of Sylvan Lake

Sponsors: The Dive Outfitters (Edmonton), Tim Hortons, Town of Sylvan Lake, and your provincial scuba association: the AUC. Additional sponsors welcome

​Event Times:

9:00 am Registration & Waivers

9:30 am: Beach Cleanup Safety Briefing & possible areas assigned to volunteers walking the park & beyond

10:00 am: Dive Safety Briefing, followed by fins in and paddlers (weather permitting) launched, u/w lake cleanup starts

12:00 pm: lunch provided by Town of Sylvan Lake if available

Divers – come out to collect underwater trash to keep our lakes, rivers, and waterways debris free. Mesh bags (onion sacks) and a cutting device provided by the AUC

Paddlers needed, preferably in canoes, to paddle trash back to shore & give divers empty mesh bags to continue on

Shore volunteers needed to help divers/paddlers collect, record and dispose of trash and collect trash along the shoreline. Bring your own garden gloves, sturdy shoes, wear appropriate clothing, etc. Bring small plastic containers to collect “sharps” (glass, metal, etc). Do not touch needles

All children must be accompanied by an adult & a waiver must be signed.

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