ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference - ACA

Upcoming Events

09.29.23 – 10.01.23

ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference

Summit Bechtel Reserve, Jack Furst Drive, Glen Jean, WV, USA

ACA 2023 Swiftwater Rescue Conference

After a 5-year hiatus, the ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference is returning! This year’s event will be held at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in Glen Jean, WV, from September 29th to October 1st. Presenters will include Charlie Walbridge, Sam Fowlkes, Mike Mather, Julie Munger, Tom Burroughs, Robin Pope, and a host of other amazing safety and rescue professionals. Attendees will have a chance to learn and practice the latest advances in swiftwater rescue, while refreshing core knowledge. ACA Instructor updates will also be available.

Each conference registration includes:

  • 4 half-day on-water sessions
  • Shuttle from the meeting site to and from river sites
  • 2 evening on-land sessions
  • Opportunities to meet with nationally and internationally recognized swiftwater rescue experts
  • 3 lunches, 2 breakfasts, and 2 dinners


  • $425 for ACA members
  • $465 for non-ACA members; non-member registration includes a one-year ACA membership

Lodging is NOT included in this event registration. Use this link to book lodging, and use code ACA2023 for a discount!

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Contact Information Tom Burroughs