May 30-31 – Whitewater Rescue (WWR) I & II

Whitewater Rescue (WWR) I & II – 2 days

May 30, 2024 – May 31, 2024
Magnetawan, Ontario

Is this the course for you?

Read the full WWR course description and get info on learning outcomes, prerequisites, topics covered, equipment, and more.

Alternate payment: book by e-transfer or cheque

Book using the email transfer or cheque payment form.

Copy the course name, location, and date from above and paste to the form. To book by credit card, click the ‘Book now’ button above.

Rental equipment

You can rent the following equipment from us. Prices are for the whole course (2 days total):

  • Wetsuit (full-length arms & legs, fleece-lined) – $63
  • Helmet – $12
  • Rescue PFD with quick-release harness, knife, and whistle – $40

Course site

Our meeting location at 8:30am on day-1 is:

Ahmic Lake Resort, Robinson Rd, Ahmic Harbour, ON P0A 1A0.

It is just north of Muskoka, 1 hour south of North Bay, 3 hours north of Toronto, and 2 hours south east of Sudbury.

The Magnetawan is the best whitewater and swiftwater rescue training river in Ontario west of the Ottawa. It has a variety of great rapids and good water volume. There are a number of different river sites that we use for training, all within a 20-minute drive of our meeting location.

The ‘Mag’ flows from its headwaters in Algonquin Park to Georgian Bay.


Option A – $20 per night on-site camping

Bring your own camping equipment and food.

Make sure you bring everything you need to cook (camp stove, etc.) as well as lots of food (there aren’t any grocery stores nearby that will be open outside of course hours).

Also located on-site are bathrooms, hot showers, coin laundry, and the Swiss Country House Restaurant & Old Mill Licensed Lounge.

Option B – Stay or live elsewhere in the region

Bring a lunch and snacks to the river every day.

Ahmic Lake Resort
Rent a sweet cottage just steps away from our camping spots. A variety of comfortable furnished cabins with full kitchens, decks, and barbecues are available. Some have hot tubs! Ask them about specials for Boreal River Rescue students when you book.
1-866-857-7946 / (705) 387-3853 | [email protected]

Quiet Bay Log Motel
3km from Ahmic Lake Resort, offers 20% for Boreal River Rescue students’ 3rd and 4th nights. They have a restaurant for breakfast and a hot tub for relaxing after a day on the river.
1-877-224-8325 / (705) 387-0115 | [email protected]

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