Course Calendar

The calendar below shows our public courses offered through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures and the U of C Outdoor Centre. If you are interested in booking a private course for your organization please Contact Us.

May
19
Tue
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder
May 19 @ 8:30 am – May 28 @ 4:30 pm

YamnuskaThis course will be hosted through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. 

May
23
Sat
Swiftwater Rescue 1 CANCELLED
May 23 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoGain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development.

May
24
Sun
Swiftwater Rescue 2 CANCELLED
May 24 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoGain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development.

May
25
Mon
Adventure Medic – Days CANCELLED
May 25 – May 29 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios.

Course Days as Follows:
Monday to Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

May
27
Wed
Adventure Medic Recertification – Days CANCELLED
May 27 – May 29 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThis is a recertification course for individuals who have taken the Adventure Medic Course in the past. Course dates are as follows:

Wednesday – Friday – 9:00pm – 5:00pm

Friday is the Field Day

May
29
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 day Recertification – Weekends
May 29 – Jun 7 all-day

YamnuskaThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.

Course Dates as Follows:
Friday May 29 6:00 – 10:00pm  Saturday & Sunday May 30 & 31 – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday June 5  6:00 – 10:00pm Saturday & Sunday June 6 & 7 -8:30am – 4:30pm

Adventure Medic – Weekends
May 29 – Jun 7 all-day

YamnuskaThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios.

Course Dates as Follows:
Friday May 29 – 6:00 – 10:00pm  Saturday & Sunday May 30 & 31 – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday June 5 – 6:00 – 10:00pm   Saturday & Sunday June 6 & 7  –    8:30am – 4:30pm

Jun
5
Fri
Backcountry Emergencies CANCELLED
Jun 5 – Jun 6 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoIf you don’t have much time and you don’t need a certificate, this is a great course for you! This practical 12 hour course looks at potential injuries and emergencies that may arise during your backcountry adventure and focuses on how to manage them effectively.  Note: This is a practical, non certified course

Friday 18:00-22:00
Saturday 09:00-17:00

Jun
10
Wed
Adventure Medic – Days CANCELLED
Jun 10 – Jun 14 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThe Wilderness first aid standard in terms of content and course length, this course is suitable for avid outdoor enthusiasts, outdoor activity leaders, teachers and instructors.  The program covers patient assessment and treatment; evacuation decision making; environmental emergencies and includes the latest CPR and AED standards. The course is presented by blending classroom theory and practice with two days for outdoor practical scenarios.

Course Days as Follows:
Monday to Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm

Jun
12
Fri
Adventure Medic Recertification – Days CANCELLED
Jun 12 – Jun 14 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoThis is a re-certification course for individuals who have taken the Adventure Medic Course in the past. Course dates are as follows:

Friday – Sunday – 9:00pm – 5:00pm

Sunday is the Field Day

Remote Responder – 20 hour
Jun 12 – Jun 14 all-day

YamnuskaFriday Evening – 6pm – 10pm
Saturday & Sunday – 8:30am – 4:30pm. Course content is presented through a blend of classroom and outdoor activities.

Jun
13
Sat
Swiftwater Rescue 1 CANCELLED
Jun 13 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoGain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development.

Jun
14
Sun
Swiftwater Rescue 2 CANCELLED
Jun 14 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoGain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development.

Jun
15
Mon
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – Jun 24 @ 4:30 pm

YamnuskaThis course will be hosted through Yamnuska Mountain Adventures. 

Jun
16
Tue
Remote Responder Recertification CANCELLED
Jun 16 – Jun 21 all-day

This is a recertification course for individuals who have already taken the Remote Responder Course. The Outdoor Centre Logocourse will run on two evenings and one weekend day.

Tuesday/Thursday – 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Sunday – 9:00am – 5:00pm Field Day

Remote Responder CANCELLED
Jun 16 – Jun 21 all-day
  1. Outdoor Centre LogoAn ideal course for the back country enthusiast and weekend warriors! This course is not appropriate or adequate for trip leaders, instructors or those undertaking extended travel in remote areas.
    Tuesday/Thursday Evenings – 6pm – 10pm
    Saturday – 9:00am – 5pm
    Sunday – 9:00am – 5pm Field Day

Jul
4
Sat
Swiftwater Rescue 1
Jul 4 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoGain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development.

Jul
5
Sun
Swiftwater Rescue 2
Jul 5 all-day

Outdoor Centre LogoGain the confidence you need to move your rafting, canoeing and kayaking skills to the next level. This course focuses on self-rescue skills so that you can look after yourself when out on the water and is great for those just entering the whitewater arena or for those who have already dipped a paddle and found it to their liking! This one day course offers a combination of theoretical and practical skill development.

Jul
11
Sat
Advanced Adventure Medic Bridge Course
Jul 11 – Jul 19 all-day

 

Outdoor Centre LogoThis course is designed to raise your current level of certification to one appropriate for guides and leaders, for those who are going on extended and remote expeditions, or for those wishing to work as professional ski patrollers in Alberta.  This intense 5 day program involves a high level of commitment from the learner. Current Adventure Medic or equivalent 40 hour Wilderness First Aid certification is required. Certification must be dated no more than 1 year prior to the start date of the bridge course.

Course Dates are as Follows
Saturday & Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday 6:00pm – 10:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Sep
4
Fri
Advanced Adventure Medic / Wilderness First Responder 5 day Recertification – Weekends
Sep 4 – Sep 13 all-day

YamnuskaThe 5 day (40 hour) re-certification program is a great fit for those who are re-certifying for the first time or for those who prefer their learning to move at a less intense pace.  The program offers ample opportunities for discussion, review and practice of both theory and skills and ensures that learners leave with a thorough understanding of course topics.

Course Dates as Follows:
Friday Sept. 4 6:00 – 10:00pm  Saturday & Sunday Sept. 5 & 6 – 8:30am – 4:30pm
Friday Sept. 11  6:00 – 10:00pm Saturday & Sunday Sept. 12 & 13 -8:30am – 4:30pm