How old do you have to be to work at Whitewater Center?

How old do you have to be to work at Whitewater Center?

Whitewater staff will train and teach the hard skills required for each role. Age requirements vary by job and the responsibilities undertaken. The minimum age for any applicant is 16, but some positions require a higher minimum age.

Has anyone died at the Whitewater Center?

Death from rare brain-eating amoeba investigated after woman visits Whitewater Center. Lauren Seitz, 18, died of a brain infection caused by the amoeba Naegleria fowleri, days after visiting the center on June 8, 2016, with a church group, The Charlotte Observer reported at the the time. Her raft overturned.

Who owns the Usnwc?

Life Lessons: Vic Howie, Founder of U.S. National Whitewater Center. Aaron Garcia.

How do you know if you have a brain eating amoeba?

The initial symptoms may include headache, fever, nausea, or vomiting. Later symptoms can include stiff neck, confusion, lack of attention to people and surroundings, loss of balance, seizures, and hallucinations.

Is the Whitewater Center Safe?

A: Dr. Marcus Plescia, director of the Mecklenburg County Health Department, said the whitewater center “is as safe as any body of water. Any time you go into a lake or pond, there are things in the water that can cause illnesses…. It’s very, very rare to see this kind of infection and this kind of reaction.”

How deep is the water at the Whitewater Center?

So, what exactly is this Deep Water Solo? It’s a set of climbing walls that reach heights of 25 to 40 feet, all overhanging a 20-foot-deep pool to catch you when you fall. There are no ropes, no harnesses, no helmets.

What do you wear to the Whitewater Center?

Clothing. For warmer weather, a bathing suit, shorts and a T-shirt are recommended. Rash guards or quick drying clothing is ideal. For cooler weather, waterproof rain jackets/pants, splash jackets, and wetsuits are recommended.