Swiftwater Rescue Training

If you need Swiftwater Rescue training (SWR) for a group or individual, Mother Lode hosts a great internationally recognized program, Rescue 3, to fit your needs.

Whether it is the Rescue 3 swiftwater rescue technician, river rescue, whitewater rescue or stream rescue, we have the class for you! As the California and Western Regional Training Center for Rescue 3 International, Sierra Rescue is the ideal choice for your swiftwater rescue training needs. With over 25 years of experience, our classes are customized for your environment. Our Rescue 3 classes are NFPA compliant and our series of classes for Fisheries folks receive rave reviews. We cater to Fire Departments, Search and Rescue Swiftwater Teams, USAF, US Coast Guard Swiftwater Teams, Sheriff Departments and many other agencies. We also have river rescue courses specifically designed for swiftwater professionals and private boaters. Check out our swiftwater rescue training courses today on the web at www.sierrarescue.com or call 1 (800) 208-2723 to talk with staff directly.

Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with deep discounts on rafting & more!

Special 50th Anniversary Ropes and Rafting Events

Join us on  for a thrilling half-day of high ropes and rafting—no minimum group size required! Celebrate with us and book your adventure now!

Event Dates: June 15th, June 22, July 20th, July 27th, August 10th, August 17th