Updated May 21st, 2020
After a 2-month pause, 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 have courses starting in BC on May 23rd.
In others (including Quebec and Ontario), students are registering for courses in June—so as we get the ‘ok’ from officials in the coming weeks—we’ll be ready to hit the ground running.
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.
Adapted course procedures for COVID
Safety of the local people in the area surrounding your course
Personal supplies for you to bring
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!