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At Boreal River, you can expect to be challenged. Whether it's whitewater rescue courses, wilderness first responder training, or leadership development, you'll gain huge amounts of hands-on experience with long lasting results.

Overview

Build a solid foundation of skills and knowledge for river running—and have fun doing it. Get hands-on practice and professional instruction and gain the confidence to perform rescues and make smart decisions. With this course, you can achieve international certification that's valid for 3 years. During that time, you can upgrade to the next level with the 2-day Whitewater Rescue Technician 'Bridge'. Join a course across Canada this season or organize group training.
Starting at
$339 CAD
Per Person

Trip Highlights

  • Get 2 days of hands-on practice with experienced, professional instructors
  • Increase your knowledge of hazards & work with the water, not against it
  • Train to perform rescues with limited resources when river running
  • Practice swimming, wading, and throwing ropes to rescue yourself and others
  • Learn knots, anchors, and rope systems for equipment recovery and transport

At Boreal River, you can expect to be challenged. Whether it's whitewater rescue courses, wilderness first responder training, or leadership development, you'll gain huge amounts of hands-on experience with long lasting results.

Quick Facts

Paddlesport

  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Paddleboarding
  • Rafting

Activity

  • Whitewater
  • Rescue

Experience/Service

  • Instruction or Skills Clinic

Destination

  • North America

Length

  • 2 Days

What Guests Are Saying

Great instructors—Ben & Ian are fantastic educators. It was a steep learning curve (for me) and they were patient with everyone’s questions, clear with the answers. They made us work really hard every day and I loved every minute of it!

- Felicia Feather, Toronto, Canada
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Our Team

With years of experience under their drysuits, our instructors are experts in their fields who enjoy helping participants gain confidence and have great experiences in the outdoors.

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Our Team

With years of experience under their drysuits, our instructors are experts in their fields who enjoy helping participants gain confidence and have great experiences in the outdoors.

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Our Services

By tailoring rescue courses to meet your specific needs, Boreal River creates excellent opportunities for organizations such as: Government, schools, outfitters & tour operators, summer camps, not-for-profits.

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Our Services

By tailoring rescue courses to meet your specific needs, Boreal River creates excellent opportunities for organizations such as: Government, schools, outfitters & tour operators, summer camps, not-for-profits.

Learn More
Company History

Boreal River – established in 2008 – has two main divisions: Boreal River Rescue provides whitewater and wilderness skills training and certification courses across Canada and internationally. Boreal River Adventures runs whitewater expeditions and adventure travel programs—on Quebec's Magpie River, in Costa Rica, and Patagonia.

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Company History

Boreal River – established in 2008 – has two main divisions: Boreal River Rescue provides whitewater and wilderness skills training and certification courses across Canada and internationally. Boreal River Adventures runs whitewater expeditions and adventure travel programs—on Quebec's Magpie River, in Costa Rica, and Patagonia.

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