Lifeguard Conditional Testing
IMPORTANT NOTE: THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF CERTIFICATIONS - CONDITIONAL SURF AND CONDITIONAL NON-SURF. BE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR THE CORRECT TEST.
Candidates must register for a testing appointment here: lifeguard certification portal. The required active training cards or certificates, (CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard Training) or equivalent must be presented at the time of examination along with a photo I.D. and verification of date of birth. Candidates under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to sign the waiver/application form.
Note: All conditionally certified lifeguards must return to take and pass a full test in August. Failure to take and pass a full test precludes candidates from any future conditional tests.
Conditional Surf Test
Date: Thursday, May 20 & Thursday, June 10, 2021 // Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Scarborough North State Beach, Narragansett (directions)
Rescue: Torp and reel save, three person team board: Board rescue 100 yards out, flip board, secure victim on board, paddle board and victim to shore.
Conditional Non-Surf Test
Date: Wednesday, May 19, Wednesday, June 9 & Wednesday, June 23, 2021 // Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Burlingame State Park - Prosser Grove Picnic Area, Charlestown (directions)
Card (valid until August 14, 2020
Rescue: One torpedo rescue, 25 yards out, tow victim to shore. One rescue tube rescue, 25 yards out, front approach, securely wrap the tube around the victim, and tow to shore. Board rescue 100 yards out, flip board, secure victim on board, paddle board and victim to shore.
Lifeguard Certification Examinations
Note: Candidates who fail a test in August will not be certified and cannot work as a lifeguard or apply to take a conditional lifeguard certification. They will only be certified when they are able to take and pass a full and complete test.
There are currently no active exam dates. Please check back for updates.