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Training: ACA L2/L3/L4 Swiftwater Rescue Course (1 and 2-Day Options)

  • May 04, 2024
  • 8:00 AM
  • May 05, 2024
  • 4:00 PM
  • East Race, South Bend, IN

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Training: ACA L2/L3/L4 Swiftwater Rescue Course (1 and 2-Day Options)

ACA L2/L3/L4 Swiftwater Rescue Training at East Race Waterway in South Bend, IN

DATE: 4 and 5 May 2024

Great Opportunity for local and relevant safety training for all paddlers!

Minimum number of people for class: 6

Maximum number of people for class: 15

Total hours of instruction: 16 (two 8 hour days)

ACA Certified Course?  Yes

ACA Insurance to be provided through the instructors and included in fees

COST for the Course: $100 ($140 Non-ACA Members)  *ACA Annual Membership cost is $40, so the math is in your favor

Day One Group out-of-water instruction includes topics such as: Rescue Philosophy, Knots, Throw Ropes, Spine Management, Scenarios, Anchors

Day 2 to be in our boats on a river for more practical, in-the-environment instruction

Lunch will be provided on both days

Equipment required (Both Days):

Kayak with Spray Skirt, Personal Flotation Device, Helmet, Paddle, Appropriate clothing/gear for the weather, Throw Bag, Safety Whistle

Highly recommended but not required (please let us know if you do/do not have this gear):  Z-Drag Kit, Prussic Loops x 2, locking carabiner x 2, 15’ 1” wide webbing

Recommended but do not purchase if you do not yet have:  first aid kit

Class performed by ACA Certified Instructors and Hoosier Canoe and Kayak Club Members Richard Clapham, and John Gates

If you have any questions please call John Gates 207-522-0259

Hoosier Canoe & Kayak Club

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