Want to be a lifeguard

2021 Lifeguard Training

Courses Include: Introduction and organization, injury prevention, rules and regulations, emergency planning, first aid, practical skills, and a written test. The surf course includes an additional 8 hours of training on special conditions of ocean lifeguarding. (Both these courses have been approved by the New York State Health Department as meeting the state’s guidelines for lifeguard training.)

Age: Anyone age 16 or over who wishes to work as a lifeguard. Above average swimming ability and physical condition required. Any individual who has not completed a state-approved lifeguard training program, as well as anyone whose previous certification has been expired for more than 12 months, must complete a full course in order to be certified to work as a lifeguard in Suffolk County.

Fee: Residents $200 Non-Residents $250

Place: Hampton Bays Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Ave. and at beach locations.
Students will be given schedule at first class.

PLEASE NOTE: CPR training & testing must be completed in addition to either course. You must register separately for CPR and space is limited. We suggest you register for CPR when you register for lifeguard training.

2021 Lifeguard & CPR Training Dates

SessionDayMonthDateLocationTime

1

Tuesday

May

25

H. Bays Community Ctr

7-9:30pm

2

Wednesday

May

26

Tiana Bayside

6-8pm

3

Thursday

May

27

H. Bays Community Ctr

7-9:30pm

4

Friday

May

28

Tiana Bayside

6-8pm

5

Saturday

May

29

Tiana Bayside

8-10am

6

Tuesday

June

1

Tiana Bayside

6-8pm

7

Wednesday

June

2

Tiana Bayside

6-8pm

8

Thursday

June

3

H. Bays Community Ctr

7-9pm

9

Friday

June

4

Tiana Bayside

6-8pm

TEST #1

Saturday

June

5

Tiana Bayside

8am

TEST #2

Saturday

June

12

Tiana Bayside

8am

10

Monday

June

7

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

11

Tuesday

June

8

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

12

Wednesday

June

9

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

13

Thursday

June

10

H. Bays Community Ctr

7-9pm

14

Friday

June

11

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

15

Monday

June

14

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

16

Tuesday

June

15

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

17

Wednesday

June

16

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

18

Friday

June

18

Ponquogue Beach, HB

6-8pm

TEST #1

Sunday

June

20

Ponquogue Beach, HB

8am

TEST #2

Monday

June

28

Ponquogue Beach, HB

8am

ALL CLASSES/TEST ARE HELD RAIN OR SHINE
Stillwater participants attend sessions 1-9 to meet test requirements. Surf participants attend sessions 1-18 to meet test requirements.


Lifeguard C.P.R. Training

As the Town recognizes the need for lifeguards other than our own to become C.P.R. certified at this time of year, a limited number of spaces will be made available in these courses to lifeguards who do not work for the Town of Southampton. Course includes training in the use of AEDs.

SPRING 2021 LIFEGUARD CPR FULL COURSE
You must attend all 3 nights. HB Community Center, Main Dining Hall 6-9pm

SESSION

3 Required Classes (Must make all 3 in your session)

1

May 10, May 12 and May 14

2

June 14, June 16, and June 18

All individuals registering for our Spring Lifeguard Course must sign up for one of the FULL CPR courses listed above - unless you have recently been certified in CPR and AED training for the adult, child, and infant, as well as choking instruction.


SUMMER 2021 LIFEGUARD CPR FULL COURSE
You must attend all 3 nights. HB Community Center, Main Dining Hall 6-9pm 

SESSION3 Required Classes (Must make all 3 in your session)

1

July 1, July 6, and July 9


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Re-Certification Courses (for returning lifeguard staff only)

Please Note: You must have received your CPR certification through one of our CPR training courses in order to be eligible to renew your certification through one of our re-certification courses. 

CPR Re-Certification Courses (for returning lifeguard staff only)
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (All Classes)
Place: Hampton Bays Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue
Fee: Residents $40 Non-Residents $60 

SESSIONDATE

1

Monday, May 3

2

Wednesday, May 5

3

Monday, May 17

4

Wednesday, May 19

5

Monday, May 24

6

Wednesday, June 2

7

Tuesday, June 15

8

Thursday, June 17

9

Monday, June 21

10

Wednesday, June 23

11

Friday, June 25

12

Wednesday, July 7



FIRST AID / BACKBOARD LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION
Required for all individuals taking the recertification test.
HB Community Center, Main Dining Room 6-8pm

SESSION
DATE

1

Thursday, July 8

 

OCEAN RE-CERTIFICATION
Ponquogue Beach, Hampton Bays 8am

SESSION
DAY
MONTH
DATE
LOCATION
TIME

Ocean Re- Cert Test #1

Monday

August

2

Ponquogue Beach, HB

8am