PWRIA Store will be back online very soon.  Members can still access the store via the "Member's (Only)" page.


The PWRIA is a unit of certified water rescue instructors located throughout the state of Pennsylvania.  The purpose of the association shall be to provide instructional education, networking, fellowship, to discuss mutual problems, share experiences, establish uniform standards in the instruction of the water rescue programs, and offer support and recommendations to the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission.  Our mission is to promote water and ice rescue training for fire and rescue department personnel.

Water Rescue & Emergency Response Instructor Course

April 6 to 8, 2018

Bellefonte, PA (H.R. Stackhouse)

Emergency Boat Operations & Rescue Instructor Course

June 2 & 3, 2018

(PFBC Headquarters)

Advanced Line Systems Rescue Instructor Course

November 17 & 18, 2018

Bellefonte, PA (H. R. Stackhouse)