Whitewater Rescue Technician (WRT) I, II & III – 4 days
June 1, 2023 - June 4, 2023$659
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Some equipment can be rented from Boreal River Rescue. Prices are in Canadian dollars and include rental for your whole course:
- Wetsuit (full length arms & legs, fleece-lined) - $55
- Helmet - $10
- Rescue PFD (with ‘quick-release’ harness) - $35
Our meeting location at 8:30am on day-1 is:
It is just north of Muskoka, 1 hour south of North Bay, 3 hours north of Toronto, and 2 hours southeast of Sudbury.
The Magnetawan is the best whitewater and swiftwater rescue training river in Ontario west of the Ottawa. It has a variety of great rapids and good water volume. There are a number of different river sites that we use for training, all within a 20-minute drive of our meeting location.
The 'Mag' flows from its headwaters in Algonquin Park to Georgian Bay.
Option A - $20 per night on-site camping
Those staying on-site bring their own camping equipment and food. We’ll provide group shelters and drinking water that you can use.
Make sure you bring everything you need to cook (camp stove, etc.) as well as lots of food (there aren't any grocery stores nearby that will be open outside of course hours).
Also located on-site are bathrooms, hot showers, coin laundry, and the Swiss Country House Restaurant & Old Mill Licensed Lounge.
Option B - Stay or live elsewhere in the region
Bring a lunch and snacks to the river every day.
Ahmic Lake Resort
Rent a sweet cottage just steps away from our camping spots. A variety of comfortable furnished cabins with full kitchens, decks, and barbecues are available. Some have hot tubs! Ask them about specials for Boreal River Rescue students when you book.
1-866-857-7946 / (705) 387-3853 | email@example.com
Quiet Bay Log Motel
3km from Ahmic Lake Resort, offers 20% for Boreal River Rescue students' 3rd and 4th nights. They have a restaurant for breakfast and a hot tub for relaxing after a day on the river.
1-877-224-8325 / (705) 387-0115 | firstname.lastname@example.org