Lifeguard Certification Tests at Scarborough State Beach

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Spend your summer outside! Join our team of seasonal workers as a lifeguard, park ranger, or facilities attendant and help ensure an enjoyable experience for Rhode Islanders and other visitors to our world-class beaches and parks. Join our team. 

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All state beaches, except Scarborough North, are open daily. Get your season beach parking pass today!

Photo: Lifeguard Certification Tests at Scarborough State Beach. PHOTO: S. Petrarca

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People lounging on beach blankets and chairs as lifeguards watch the water; A typical summer day at Salty Brine State Beach in Narragansett

Don't let beach traffic make you salty!

Buy your 2023 Season Parking Pass BEFORE you head to the beach to help prevent traffic build ups on hot summer days.


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The DEM Division of Parks manages over 8,200 acres of land, including parks, beaches, campgrounds, bike paths, historic sites, picnic areas, trails, athletic fields, dams, fishing access, and boat ramps.