Life Guard Training Blast

Join Our Team of Lifeguards!

(NEW- Open To Ages 15+ Non-Surf Training)

Becoming a lifeguard is a rewarding experience.

In our Lifeguard Training program, you’ll develop valuable skills that will last a lifetime in any profession. Why wait for the spring when you can get certified now! 

With this certification you can start working for the Town at Foster Memorial (Long Beach) Starting May 25th, 2024.

Lifeguard CPR Training - Full Course

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


Location: Red Creek Park Instructor: Parks & Rec Staff Age: 15 and over
Dates: 12/19/2023 - 12/21/2023
Day/Time: Tue, Wed, Thu 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Fee: Res: $90.00 Non-Res: $110.00 (for 3 sessions)

Click here to sign up online

Lifeguard Training - Non Surf Course

Course includes: Introduction and organization, injury prevention, rules & regulations, emergency planning, first aid, practical skills and a written test. . This course requires a physical and you can pick up your physical card upon sign up. The surf course includes additional hours of training on special conditions of ocean lifeguarding which is available in the Spring. The course has been approved by the New York State Health Department as meeting the states guidelines for lifeguard training.

  • Age: Anyone age 15 or over who wishes to work as a lifeguard.
  • Above average swimming ability and physical condition required.
  • Fee: Resident $200 Non – Residents $250

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.

Tuesday's is classroom hours at Red Creek Park Activity Center 6pm - 9pm. 
Wed & Thursday is SCCC Eastern Campus Pool from 3pm - 5pm.
Non Surf Test: Friday January 12th -SCCC Eastern Campus Pool at 3:00pm

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.

Location: Suffolk County Community College (Eastern Campus)
Instructor: Parks & Rec Staff
Age: 15 and over
Dates: 01/02/2024 - 01/12/2024
Day/Time: Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 3:00PM - 9:00PM
Fee: Res: $200.00 Non-Res: $250.00 (for 7 sessions)

All classes/test are held rain or shine

Click here to sign up online