Swiftwater Rescue for Fieldwork

Hands-on safety training for working around rivers

For Cost Duration Prerequisites Pre-Course Prep
Groups who work around rivers (natural resource, researchers, etc.), beginner to experienced $399 for the 2 day course 1 to 3 days Groups only, 16+ years, no experience needed Optional 4-6 hours—decided by group organizer

Get swiftwater rescue training and certification for your group. Learn through professional instruction specific to conservation officers, scientists, fisheries staff, and those who work in natural resource management around rivers. Gain knowledge, skills, and confidence through hands-on practice.

Our instructors can travel to you or we can host you at one of our training sites. The course will be customized to meet the needs of your organization and the type of fieldwork that you do.

These courses are for groups. As an individual, you can join a 2-day Whitewater Rescue (WWR) or 4-day Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT) course.

Course options

  • Swiftwater Safety (Awareness Level) – 1 day
  • Swiftwater Rescue (Operations Level) – 2 days

Be sure to read our cancellation policy.