Paddling, River Rafting or Sea Kayak Guides

Review all the steps below to ensure your pro application is properly processed.

1. Eligibility Requirements

  • Whitewater Raft & Kayak Guides, and select Ocean/Flatwater Kayak & Canoe guides, who work for a company that offers multi-day trips and guide full-time during their region’s operational season.
  • Applications will not be approved after the operational season.


2. Documents to upload for the application process:

  • Website link detailing your operation.
  • A letter of endorsement from your organization stating that you are a full-time guide during the operational season OR a recent paystub that states full-time status (please black out sensitive personal information).
  • Copy of CPR/First Aid, WFR, and/or other applicable certifications.
  • Information about your swiftwater rescue or ACA training.

3. Apply for a pro account

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