ACA Swift Water Rescue

Courses Based on ACA Standards or Rescue 3 International. Get Certified this Summer in Maryland, Virginia, or Montana

Do you feel confident to handle yourself when things go south on the river? This 3 day course is designed to introduce and refresh whitewater safety and rescue skills for the professional river guide or recreational river runner. It features a full day of classroom instruction followed by 2 days of hands on scenarios and skill stations. Topics include: river dynamics and hydrology, knots and basic ropework, self-rescue, victim rescue, entrapments and strainers, pins and broaches, mechanical advantage systems and other practical river rescue techniques. A small investment of time will help you to be as safe as you can be on the river.

Duration: 3 Days Includes Exam!

Age: 18 and over

Tuition: $325.00
Wet Suit Rental $25.00

Dates Virginia: N/A
Dates Montana: TBA

Start 5:30 PM Big Sky Montana

College Credit:
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Course start/end:
Virginia, Charlottesville
Montana, Big Sky