A DYNAMIC water rescue course specifically written and designed for river guides, private boaters, kayakers, pack rafters and other river users! Basic river skills are a prerequisite!
River Rescue Course Pro
Meeting Location: Arkansas River
Certified by Sierra Rescue
- 3 Days
- Adult Ages 18+
- 3 Days (Almont, CO)
- Adult Ages 18+
- PFD and Helmet Rentals
- Wetsuit and Boots Rentals
- Dry Suit Rental Kokatat full drysuit with feet: No liner will be included. Must bring underwear / fleece to wear under drysuit.
Prerequisite for this course is the RRC – 2 Day Course
- This is the class you want as a boater to stay safe and know what to do if something goes wrong.
- Prerequisites: River Rescue Course (RRC) – 2 Day, , Current River Guide, completed guide school, some rescue training in the use of throw bags, basic knots and anchors.
An Internationally recognized water rescue certification that is written for Professional BOATERS, by Professional BOATERS. It is a fast paced, scenario-based course designed to develop the ability to choose good actions when a river rescue is necessary.
This course builds on the skills of the RRC with additional scene management, complicated entrapment rescues, evacuation, rope skills, and other advanced skills emphasized.
This energetic, and physical curriculum will be challenging and focused on quick reaction time with a thorough understanding of options and resources. The skills testing component will emphasize knowing your own limits, skill level, knowledge of basic rope skills and the ability to execute a rescue as part of a team. The challenges of responding at night are highlighted in the night op. The task book at the end lays out easy ways to keep your certification current with continuing education and testing day options. This two or three day, intensive and comprehensive course takes professional certification to a whole new level, and is internationally considered an advanced certification level.
This class meets all requirements for the ACA Level 5 Swiftwater Rescue Certification.
No lodging or meals included
Please bring a healthy lunch and snacks for each day. Plenty of water and drinks advised. There will not be a chance to go anywhere from the training sites for meals. No alcohol Please.