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Swiftwater Rescue

Gain the skills and confidence needed in swiftwater rescue situations. NOC’s commitment to high quality education is top in the industry. Our ACA certified instructors have years of experience and take our courses beyond the requirements to best prepare students to become instructors, guides, and skilled in swiftwater situations.

Taught here at NOC’s famous Nantahala River campus, courses are ideal for paddling enthusiasts, professional first responders, and professional river guides. Skills taught range from in-water rescues, low-visibility rescues, and rope rescue techniques.

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