Water Safety


Paddle Canada Certification Courses

Paddle Canada Skills or Instructor certification courses being offered by the Outdoor Centre.

Swiftwater Rescue 1

The dynamic environment of moving water must be treated with respect, especially when adrenaline is running high during the coordination of a rescue. This 1-day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development with certification by Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine. Prerequisite: standard first aid, ability to swim 50m. Includes: instructor, safety gear.

Swiftwater Rescue 2

Learn how to be an asset in a rescue situation with this 1-day course that builds on the rescue principles learned in Swiftwater Rescue 1. Certification is provided by Rocky Mountain Adventure Medicine. Prerequisite: Swiftwater Rescue 1. Includes: instructor, safety gear.