Non-Surf State Lifeguard Certification Testing


Location: Burlingame State Park Picnic Area, Charlestown


Individuals interested in working as a lifeguard in the State of Rhode Island must become certified by the Rhode Island State Parks as either a Surf or Non-Surf lifeguard to work at a waterfront facility. The testing consists of a series of mock rescues and an endurance swim.

THIS DATE IS FOR NON-SURF CERTIFICATION. Non-Surf Certified: Lifeguards can work at non-surf (freshwater or bayside) beaches and pools.

Learn more about the State Pool Lifeguard Certification Process at

Event Type: Non-Surf State Lifeguard Certification Test Dates