Brevard County Ocean Rescue Lifeguards Begin Training For Upcoming Busy Spring Season
By Space Coast Daily // January 13, 2020
there are five full time protected areas and 20 seasonal protected areas
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Brevard County Ocean Rescue lifeguards earned their stripes last week in the rough surf during training as they honed their skills in preparation for the busy spring season.
The training consists of learning emergency medical aid, updated procedures/practices and techniques.
The Brevard County Ocean Rescue Division provides for safe swimming and beach protection to all Brevard County residents, visitors and tourists in designated areas of unincorporated Brevard County.
Currently, there are five full time protected areas and 20 seasonal protected areas at various beachfront parks.
All Ocean Lifeguards are United States Lifesaving Association certified with a minimum of First Responder training.
The scope of responsibility for the lifeguards include accident and drowning prevention, public education, citizen assist, search and recovery of lost children, basic life support, and swimmer rescues.