Learn swiftwater rescue skills and techniques to become a ACA certified instructor.

ACA Swiftwater Rescue ICW

$539 per person for 5 day course

This class is open to individuals and professionals alike. Here you will learn and have the chance to become certified as a swiftwater rescue instructor. Boats are not required for the class; however they can be useful during scenarios.


To arrange a private, group class, please call the main line at 303-988-2943.


It is highly recommended that individuals flying in from out of state purchase travel insurance to safeguard against any unexpected trip interruptions or delays.


Locations, Dates, and Times:

All classes begin at 9am and end at ~ 5pm.

South Platte River near Denver, CO or Colorado River, Dotsero, CO


Option 1: Course takes place over two weekends. Both weekends are required for the class. This is an excellent option for working professionals.

Friday, April 26th - Sunday, April 28th AND Saturday, May 4th- Sunday, May 5th, 2019


Option 2: Course takes place over 5 consecutive days

Wednesday, May 1st - Sunday, May 5th, 2019

or

Wednesday, Sept. 18th - Sunday, Sept. 22nd

Additional Information

Course Prerequisites: 

Completion of at least one swiftwater rescue skills course, or instructor consent


Course Duration: 40 hours

ACA Requirement:
• Instructors shall be at least 18 years of age
• Maintain current ACA Membership and SEIC dues
• Maintain an appropriate level of First Aid and age appropriate CPR training

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ACA swiftwater rescue instructor certification update on the Colorado River near Doters, CO.

ACA SWR Instructor Update

$250 per person for 3 days

This course is for those who are already certified as an ACA Swiftwater Rescue Instructor, but need to complete an update course to maintain and renew their certification.


It is highly recommended that individuals flying in from out of state purchase travel insurance to safeguard against any unexpected trip interruptions or delays.

Locations, Dates, and Times:


All classes begin at 9am and end at ~5pm.

Colorado River, Dotsero, CO


3 day instructor update:

Friday, May 3rd - Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Friday, Sept. 20th - Sunday, Sept. 22nd, 2019

Additional Information

 ACA Requirement:
• Instructors shall be at least 18 years of age
• Maintain current ACA Membership and SEIC dues
• Maintain an appropriate level of First Aid and age appropriate CPR trainings 

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