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June 24, 2018

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Registration Open for Professional Rescuer Non-Credit Lifeguard Training Course

11:08am EST, 13 Feb 2018

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Feb. 13, 2018) — SUNY Plattsburgh will be offering a non-credit lifeguard training course for the professional rescuer from April 10 to May 1 Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To qualify for certification, students must attend all classes. Successful completion of all components of the course will certify students in lifeguarding/waterfront/first aid and CPR/AED for professional rescuers. Both are two-year certifications.

The registration form and fee will be accepted Monday–Friday from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. and brought to 314 Memorial Hall. Enrollments will be accepted on a first-come-first-enrolled basis. Students will be contacted if they are unable to be enrolled.

Registration is $225 and is open to anyone 15 years and older. If a student fails the prerequisite swim test, registration is refunded. The class has spots for 16 students. A registration form and fee will be accepted Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 314 Memorial Hall. Enrollments are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Students can also mail their registration form and fee to the Department of Recreation, 101 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y., 12901, in care of Beth Shaughnessy.

For more information, contact Director of Recreation and Club Sports Karen Waterbury at [email protected] or 518-564-4150 or visit

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If you would like more information on any of the following news releases, please contact:

Gerianne Wright, Assistant Director of Communications
SUNY Plattsburgh
Phone: (518) 564-2090
E-mail: [email protected]