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Is White Water Rafting Safe For Non-Swimmers?

California Whitewater Rafting — RAFT THE AMERICAN RIVER — Do you love adventure and the outdoors, but have never contemplated a river trip because you can’t swim? Don’t let a little detail like that stop you! You don’t have to be a world-class swimmer or even know how to dog paddle to enjoy yourself on a white water rafting trip on the American River. When you take an Adventure Connection guided rafting trip, you’ll be fitted with a personal flotation device (PFD) that will keep you afloat if you find yourself in the water. Your PFD you will provide you with peace of mind and safety in the unlikely event that you end up outside of the raft.

At the beginning of your trip, your experienced guides will give you an orientation safety talk, which will tell you everything you need to know to have fun yet be safe on the whitewater rafting trip. Many people go on whitewater rafting trips without knowing how to swim and have a great time. While it’s true that rafting, like any outdoor sport, has some risk, your guides are experienced and have taken all the steps necessary to minimize it. In fact, it’s been said that the injury rate while rafting is similar to that of bowling.

So don’t let a little thing like not knowing how to swim stop you from taking an adventure of a lifetime. Sign up for your trip today with Adventure Connection, and be prepared to experience the adrenaline rush of California white water rafting on the American River.

Raft the American River with Adventure Connection


A river rafting trip in Coloma, California is just what you need to experience California at its best. Raft the American River with Adventure Connection and ride its challenging rapids with our expert whitewater rafting guides. Don’t delay! Reserve your California whitewater rafting trip today.


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