Swimming Safety Education

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    Taxonomy Code: JR-8200.9500-800

    Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to ensure their safety when swimming in the ocean, a lake, a river, a pond or a public or private swimming pool; engaging in water sports such as surfing or water skiing; or when using a spa, hot tub or whirlpool. Topics may include child drowning prevention, safety barrier guidelines for home pools and spas; diving safety; pool rules; hot tub risk factors; water quality assurance; basic water rescue techniques for oneself or others; life jackets, wet suits and other protective gear; protection against and treatment of hypothermia; swimming in undertows, rip tides and other strong currents; inshore holes; "sneaker" waves; dangerous beach and surf conditions; and sharks, jellyfish and other sea denizens.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    BEACHES AND BOAT RAMPSTown beaches are West Neck, Gold Star Battalion, Crescent, Fleets Cove, Centerport, Hobart, Asharoken, Crab Meadow. Lifeguards on duty 7 days 10am-6pm (Memorial Day to Labor Day). Provides swimming instructions for age 4 and older. Includes Preschoolers and Youth ages 5 and up. Call for fishing times/locations.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONTOWN OF HUNTINGTON
    FIRST AID/CPR/JR. LIFEGUARD TRAINING PROGRAMProvides Jr. Lifesaving Course, CPR Instruction, and First Aid Instruction. Call for schedule/fees.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONTOWN OF SOUTHAMPTON
    LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION PROGRAMOffers a Lifeguard Certification Program; certification in The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid Training.SuffolkRECREATION DEPARTMENTTOWN OF SOUTHOLD
    LONG ISLAND DIVERS ASSOCIATION, INC.Promotes the recreational activities and sports of scuba diving, skin diving, snorkeling, and free diving. Also educates the public about scuba diving. Protects and preserves the marine environment and acts as a communication liaison between members and the government. Call or visit the website for more information.SuffolkLONG ISLAND DIVERS ASSOCIATION, INC.LONG ISLAND DIVERS ASSOCIATION, INC.
    OLYMPIC POOLOffers outdoor 50 meter pool with two boards, large deck with limited lounge chairs, locker room, playground, kiddie pool, and food concession. Provides swimming instructions for children ages 4 thru adults, disabled swim program, ages 3 and up, diving instructions ages 6-17 years, lifeguard training, water and emergency safety instruction. Call for information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONTOWN OF HUNTINGTON

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