Download a safety brochure. Understand river classifications. Buy a river map. Get up-to-date information from the provincial paddling assocation.
Check boating regulations, best practices and education.
Canadian Safe Boating Council
We clean our rental boats after each return, but if you plan on taking a rental boat from one body of water to another, then follow these instructions to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species.
Government of Alberta
Don't let your day of paddling turn into a crisis.
Learn Swiftwater Rescue
Check river levels and conditions through this Alberta Government website, and pay close attention to public notices or river bans.
Print out this 2019 safety handout with a list of Bow River float trips with put-in and take-outs, estimated trip time and hazards.