Surf State Lifeguard Certification Testing


Location: Scarborough North State Beach, Narragansett


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 SURF-CERTIFICATION. Surf Certified: Lifeguards can work at any type of swimming facility in the state.

Learn more about the State Pool Lifeguard Certification Process at



Event Type: Surf State Lifeguard Certification Test Dates