STARS Open House

Looking for something to do with the whole family this weekend?

STARS (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society) is hosting a public open house this Saturday, May 23, from 11am to 3pm at their base of operation at 155A West Hangar Road.

Once at the event, you’ll get to view inside the helicopter’s cockpit and medical interior, and be treated to a live demonstration of the aircraft taking off and landing. Additionally, you’ll have a chance to tour the Mobile Education Unit and see the human patient simulator.

Members of the local STARS team, including pilots, nurses, doctors, paramedics and their mascot, STARBEAR, will also be on hand to meet and greet visitors.


STARS Open House
Saturday, May 23
11am – 3pm
155A West Hangar Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba

  • 11am – Doors Open
  • 11:30am – Opening Speeches
  • Noon – Helicopter Demonstration

A food truck from Half Moon Drive In will be on-site, with proceeds going to STARS.


STARS operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week from bases throughout Western Canada. Their crew of doctors, nurses, paramedics, and pilots work with a team of dedicated support staff and community partners to save lives. Their mission is to provide a safe, rapid, highly specialized emergency medical transport system for those in need. 

For more information about STARS, visit their website here

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