Whitewater Rescue Level 2 Course
April 25-26, 2020, Upper Mersey
Paddle Tasmania will conduct a Whitewater River Rescue Course at the Upper Mersey on April 25-26, 2020. The course will commence at 9.00 am at the Slalom Course.
This course is suitable for people with some experience in paddling whitewater - Grade 2 and above.
Assessment for the Paddle Australia Whitewater Rescue 2 Award is possible during the weekend for an additional cost of $25.
This course will cover the following topics:
Participants should bring:
- Kayak/canoe and all paddling gear – including several changes of paddling clothing,
wet/dry suit is recommended – it will be cold!
- Rescue gear that you normally take on paddling trips (don’t worry if you don’t have any)
- First Aid kit - waterproofed
- Food for the weekend
- Paper and pen
Arm River Camp for the Friday and Saturday night available: $15.50 (bunkhouse) per person or $5.50 (camping), for per night, self-catering
Registrations close April 17, 2020.