The state is working to recruit lifeguards for the summer and will be offering free lifeguard classes for people interested in working for the Connecticut state park system. To recruit lifeguards for the eight Connecticut State Park guarded beaches, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will offer American Red Cross Lifeguarding classes at no cost. Participants must successfully complete prerequisites and attend all days of the class to complete the certification, which can only be used to work as a lifeguard at Connecticut state parks. “While summer is months away, the process to finding and training lifeguards to protect our beach visitors is well underway. These classes are designed to train people interested in working as a lifeguard at one of our State Park beaches, and who may not be in a position to pay for the certification themselves,” DEEP Deputy Commissioner Susan Whalen said in a statement. “We hope this new approach will assist our recruiting efforts to have full lifeguard squads at each of our lifeguarded beaches.” Mom in Toddler Tussle Video Says She Went Into Defense Mode DEEP is offering a Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module class for people who have no current certification and a… Read full this story
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