Swimmer Safety and Rescue Course

  • kayaking

  • 8 hrs

  • Up to 12 people
  • house-outline

    Wokingham Waterside Centre

  • pin

    Reading, GB

  • ticket-price
    / adult
  • Description

    The BCAB Swimmer Safety and Rescue course is designed to provide paddlers with the key safety skills and knowledge to work as part of a water safety team where open water swimming is involved. All modules are interactive, practical sessions, discussing and using equipment, exploring and practicing the knowledge and skills of a paddler providing safety cover. Some modules are The Swimming Environment, Clothing and equipment, Supporting swimmers and more.


    More details about this NEW course can be found here. Please familiarise yourself with this to check the course is suitable for you before booking.

    What to bring
    1. Clothes and shoes appropriate to the weather that you’re willing to get wet (e.g. warm clothes in colder months or shorts/t-shirt in the summer. Please no jeans, crocs, or flip-flops. Remember it may be warm outside but the water may still be cold!)
    2. Spare clothes and shoes.
    3. A hat.
    4. Any medication you may require throughout the day - please ensure the instructor is made aware of this.
    5. A towel
    6. Lunch/food to keep your energy up.
    7. A drink to keep you hydrated, we will provide tea, coffee and water.
    8. Any personal or leadership specialist kit you may own (e.g. buoyancy aid, cag, etc).

    1. We can provide cags and trousers (wind proof and stops some water) to keep you warmer.
    2. We will provide boats, buoyancy aids and paddles.


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