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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: Tiana Beach Activity Center, 72 Dune Road, Hampton Bays. Other class locations include St. Joseph’s College pool & Ponquogue Beach. 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.

SURF COURSE
Program 1:
May 16, 18, 25, June 1 - 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
May 23, 30 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
June 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15 - 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Test 1: Saturday, June 17 - 8:00 a.m. - Ponquogue Beach
Test 2: Monday, June 26 - 8:00 a.m. - Ponquogue Beach

NON-SURF COURSE
Program 2:
May 16, 18, 25, June 1- 6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
May 23, 30 - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Test 1: Friday, June 2 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - St. Joseph’s College
Test 2: Friday, June 9 - 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - St. Joseph’s College

SURF COURSE
Program 3:
July 5, 12, 19 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Community Center HB
July 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 18, 20, 21 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
***Week of July 24 - July 28 flexible workout schedule

Test: Tuesday, August 1 - Ponquogue Beach

All classes/test are held rain or shine 
  
  
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. These courses include training in the use of AEDs.

Full Course
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Must attend all three classes)
Place: Hampton Bays Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue
Course 1: May 8, 10 & 12
Course 2: May 15, 17, 19
Fees: Residents $90 Non-Residents $120 (Includes book fee)

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.

Re-Certification Courses
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (All Classes)
Place: Hampton Bays Community Center, 25 Ponquogue Avenue
Fee: Residents $40 Non-Residents $65
Course 3: Monday, May 1
Course 4: Wednesday, May 3*
Course 5: Monday, May 22*
Course 6: Wednesday, May 24
Course 7: Wednesday, May 31
Course 8: Monday, June 5
Course 9: Monday, June 12
Course 10: Monday, June 19
Course 11: Friday, June 23

* Note Course 4 & 5 need 8+ years of Lifeguard experience to enroll* 
 
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