Open to youth ages 8-16 years of age. The course will teach water safety, introduce participants to the duties and responsibilities of an ocean lifeguard, practice life saving techniques, identify dangerous water conditions, learn to use rescue equipment, and participate in friendly competitions.
Fire Island Junior Lifeguards are invited to particpate in the 2023 Jones Beach Jr. Lifeguard Tournament July 19th, 2023. If your child would like to participate please fill out the below PDF form and bring it with you to Saturday practice. Hand it in to Coach Bryan or at the FIJL Tent. All are welcome to participate. It is going to be a ton of fun and a great experience for the kids!
Participants will take the 7am Ferry from Bay Shore Maple Avenue to Atlantique and the 9:50am Ferry back to Bay Shore. Ferry Tickets are NOT provided with this program.
NOTE: This course will NOT certify anyone to be a lifeguard. It will build a foundation of knowledge, attitude and skill in preparation for the NY State Level 1 Ocean Lifeguard Test. You are encouraged to check with your health-care professional before participating in this program.