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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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