Updated July 15th, 2020

You can now get on programs again across Canada!

Our office team is fully up and running (working from home) planning courses.

We’re following public health and official guidelines.

Boreal River Rescue us taking the COVID-19 pandemic seriously.

As you read this, you’ll see how we’ve adapting our training—with 2 metre physical distancing and participant screening

…while still running comprehensive, professional, and practical courses in whitewater rescue and the wilderness first aid.

Take a course

In some provinces, we’re now able to operate within an acceptable level of risk. We’ve run courses in BC (starting late May), Quebec (early June), and Ontario (mid June).

All courses listed on this website are up to date and scheduled to run.


If at any point things change or you need to back out of a course because of issues related to COVID-19, we’ll provide you with a full credit to take the same course within 18 months.

Be sure to read our cancellation policy.

Adapted procedures – COVID-19 Precautions

If you’re joining a course, please read through the sections below, which outline the accommodations we all need to make.

Things are looking up

Thank you for your understanding, adaptability, and flexibility.

We’re looking forward to training and learning with you—and to some great experiences outside this summer!

Resources for you:

Boreal River Director Danny Peled

From the Boreal River Team: we wish you and your family safety and health. 

Please contact us anytime with questions or if we can help you in any way.

Thank you,
Boreal River Director, Danny Peled