Swiftwater Rescue Training
Open your world to river rescue. We offer beginner, intermediate, and advanced rescue courses. Learn everything from self-care, quick rescues, and boat-based rescues, to more complex systems using mechanical advantage and advanced ropework. Whether paddling on the Front Range, throughout Colorado, or more remote areas of the world, it is important to learn and practice these skills.
Beginner Swiftwater Rescue
This Essential of River Safety and Rescue is a one day class that will get your feet wet in the field of river safety and rescue. Learn how to swim in whitewater, all about basic rescue equipment, how to take care of yourself on the water, and how to rescue boats and equipment.Read More
Intermediate Swiftwater Rescue
Somewhere, at sometime you will wish you knew what to do in a river emergency. Just rescuing gear can turn into a nightmare, never mind rescuing a person. Quick response time and the knowledge to set up a rescue safely are skills you should have as a boater. This clinic is all kayakers, canoeist, rafters and duckie captains.Read More
Advanced Swiftwater Rescue
Are you looking for additional practice with swiftwater rescue rigging and more advanced rope work? This two day course will give you just that. From mechanical advantage to zip lines to Telfer lowers, we'll give you the practice you desire. From the Front Range to the Western Slope, Renaissance is the largest kayak school in Colorado, offering swiftwater rescue classes to suit your needs.Read More