About Boreal River 

Boreal River - established in 2008 - has two main divisions:

  • Boreal River Rescue provides skills training and certification courses across Canada and internationally
  • Boreal River Adventures, for wilderness trips and adventure travel

Building confidence, skills and knowledge

At Boreal River, you can expect to be challenged. Whether it is whitewater rescue courses, Wilderness First Responder training or leadership development, you will gain huge amounts of hands-on experience with long lasting results.

Consistently high-quality, professional programs, adapted for you and your group

Each program’s success is built on our commitment and effort towards great customer service, quality training, and high safety standards. We sweat the details and put in hours of prep time and refinement, striving to make each course ‘the best one yet’.

Experienced, professional instructors

With years of experience under their dry suits, our instructors are experts in their fields who enjoy helping participants gain confidence and have great experiences in the outdoors. 

Who we work with

By tailoring our programs to meet specific needs, Boreal River creates excellent opportunities for organizations such as:

Whitewater Rescuewilderness river expeditionsWilderness MedicineWhitewater and Swiftwater Rescue Training CoursesMagpie River Expedition