On Patriots’ Day, we share this class from New England.
Open Water Lifeguard Management Academy & Forum
Saturday May 12, 2018, 9am – 4pm
University of Rhode Island North Kingstown, RI
Purpose: To provide staff in a supervisory position with the tools to manage, train and lead lifeguards in an open water environment. Provide a forum to exchange ideas with peers.
Who should attend: Lifeguard Captains, Senior Staff, Beach Managers and anyone who oversees lifeguards in an open water environment.
Jim Farrell USLA New England
Bob Bertrand USLA New England
Mike McKenna Brown Aquatics/Red Cross Instructor
Jack Harder Red Cross
Tom Rosa RI DEM
Sherry Poucher RI Health Dpt.
Chief Petrin RI Fire Chief/EMT
Frank Nocera NOAA weather
____________ U.S. Fish & Wildlife/Nature Conservancy
____________ NOAA Marine animal stranding
Greg Ring Marine Rescue Products
Travis Snow Empowers Media
South Shore Beach Staff
It is recommended that participants in this academy take the online Red Cross Lifeguard Management course.
A Red Cross lifeguard re-cert and instructor in the water up date will be scheduled for Sunday May 13th. Newport County YMCA. An additional Fee $50 for the lifeguard re-cert.