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Public-images-osm logo.svg lifeguard = base
00 1047 Lifeguard station - Westkapelle (NL).jpg
A building which lifeguards operate from Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: emergencies
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)should not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)


Status: approvedPage for proposal

A lifeguard base is a building which lifeguards operate from, and where boats, equipment, vehicles etc are stored. Often also has a first-aid room and communication centre.

How to map

Draw the outline of the building as an area area. Add emergency=lifeguard + lifeguard=base

Tags used in combination

  • name=* - e.g. North Burleigh Beach
  • operator=* - e.g. Gold Coast City Lifeguard Service
  • opening_hours=* - These opening hours should reflect the actual times that a lifeguard may be found on duty

Possible tagging mistakes

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