Whitewater Rescue

CAD CA$339.00
  • Duration: 2 Days (approx.)
  • Product code: PPYP0S

Whitewater Rescue (WWR) Levels I & II - 2 Days

June 3 & 4, 2017

Gain skills and confidence through hands-on training.

Build a solid foundation of skills and knowledge for paddling and travelling on rivers. Get hands-on practice and professional instruction. Gain the confidence to perform rescues and make smart decisions.

By taking the course, you can achieve international certification that is valid for 3 years. During that time, you can upgrade to the 'technician' level with the 2-day Whitewater Rescue Technician Bridge course.

Prerequisites

  • 16 years and up. 16 & 17 year olds need written parental consent
  • Pre-course prep (see below) 

Take away materials

  • Waterproof course manual: Whitewater Rescue Field Guide
  • Locking rescue carabiner & 5m of tubular webbing for your rescue kit
  • Certification card

What to expect

  • Get tons of hands-on practice with experienced instructors, a great learning environment, and a well-run course
  • Increase your knowledge of the river environment to avoid hazards and work with the water, not against it
  • Practice techniques such as swimming, wading, and throwing ropes to move around the river, perform self-rescues, and rescue others
  • Learn knots, anchors, and rope systems for use in equipment recovery and transportation
  • Gain the tools to carry out effective rescues with limited resources when river running

For additional course details, including course topics, pre-course prep, equipment list, FAQs, view our Whitewater Rescue (WWR) Course Details Info Sheet.

This course will run with a minimum of 8 people.