Swift Water Rescue Tech I

May 15, 2015 @ 8:00 am – 6:30 pm
CMC in Glenwood Springs
1402 Blake Ave
Glenwood Springs
CO 81601
Class Description

Trains and certifies river professionals and recreational users how to handle emergencies and rescue situations on the river. Topics include shallow water crossing, river swims, swimming rescues, shore-based rescues, boat handling and boat-based rescues, related equipment, and communication in a variety of rescue situations. You must be at least 17 years old on the first day of class to take this course.

The first class meets at the Glenwood Center at 8:00am on 5/15. This class will be taught to the guidelines of the American Canoe Association (ACA) Level 4: Swiftwater Rescue curriculum. The instructor will contact students with equipment information, including rental options for wet and dry suits. This is a physically demanding class where students will be in the river frequently, beginning the first day. Students must be able to independently participate in skills training and activities in the class. The supplemental course charge includes transportation, access fee, printing, and textbook. The supplemental course charge is nonrefundable. Minimum age 18.

Faculty: Kelly L. Corbin
Meets: F, S,SU • May 15, 2015 – May 17, 2015
Refund Date: May 13, 2015
Credit Hours: 1.0
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