RCMP in Fort Qu'Appelle have called in an underwater recovery team to help them find a man who is believed to have drowned at Echo Lake Beach.

According to the Mounties, officers from the local RCMP detachment were called around 5 p.m. CST Monday with reports that a man was seen struggling to stay afloat, approximately 150 metres from the beach.

 A fire department boat and some private boats started searching but they didn't find anything.

The dive team is expected to arrive later on Tuesday.