Rowing & River Safety 101
16 hours of ACA certified instruction, Rogue River
- Starts Aug 9Starts Aug 9
- 200 US dollars$200
- Rogue River near Galice
Navigate class I - II rapids in an oar raft, challenging yourself to practice skills in a supportive and safety oriented group setting. This class is appropriate for beginners. Learn to: Identify and use whitewater features: holes, pour overs, waves, eddies. Avoid river hazards: undercuts, strainers, recirculating hydraulics. Become familiar with oar rafting equipment including frame and oar set ups. Adjust a frame and oars to fit the rowers body type. Become familiar with the river environment including boat ramp etiquette and group boating. Maneuver an oar raft, learning when to use push and pull strokes. Maneuver an oar raft at a ferry angle and at an angle to avoid obstacles. Row using safe and effective techniques and proper body mechanics. Use basic safety and rescue skills. Self rescue and recover from flips or swims. ACA Curriculum "Level 4: Whitewater Rafting- Oar" Skills Course ACA Curriculum "Level 3 River Safety & Rescue" Skills Course This is NOT a Swiftwater Rescue Course. Participants bring their own raft with frame and oars. Rentals are available on a first come first serve basis for an additional $100. Participants using a rental boat will pay a total course fee of $300. Course venue is on the Rogue River (Rec stretch) at Almeda Campground near Galice, Oregon.
If you must cancel your booking, please notify us as soon as possible. Please phone first, but we also need a written email notice containing the current date, the date and name of the booking you are cancelling, and your name and (electronic) signature. Cancellation notices received: -30 days or more before your class or course are eligible for a full refund. -8 to 29 days before your class, 50% refund of your deposit or transfer/deferral of your deposit in full to a different class. -7 days or less before a class or course will not be refunded, but the class or course deposit may be transferred towards a future class or course. -No shows will not be eligible for a refund or transfer.
Galice, OR, USA