Open Water Lifeguard – in New England

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    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.

    Contact Info: Jim Farrell

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