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Rhode Island Lifeguard Training Instructor (Captain's Course)

Lifeguard Instructor Course (Captain's Course)

Instructor's Manual (If you are interested in this course, please contact Kevin Salisbury at [email protected])

Instructor: Kevin S. Salisbury
Office: Athletic Fieldhouse, Flanagan Campus
Tel: 401.333.7324


  1. Must be 17 Years old.
  2. Possess a current certification in Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid.
  3. Successfully complete the Online Session to the course.
  4. Successfully complete the Precourse Session.
  5. Obtain the Lifeguard Instructor’s Manual and the participant manual.

To Register: Contact Kevin Salisbury at 401. 333.7324

To view the Lifeguard Course Offerings

  1. Go to Available Courses
  2. Click “Search by subject, day, time and site”
  3. Select Term
  4. Lifeguard Course is listed under “Physical Education(PHED)”
  5. Campus should be “Flanagan”
  6. Click “Class Search”

Fees: Link to College fees

Instructor Trainer:

Kevin S. Salisbury

Office: Athletic Fieldhouse, Flanagan Campus

Contact for Questions: [email protected]


Student Conduct

Students should also refer to the following web page for a complete description of Classroom/Conduct rules and regulations. You are expected to know them and abide by them.

Violation of any of these rules (including those in the Student Disciplinary Code) may result in discipline that could include expulsion from this course.

Students with Special Needs

Any student with a documented disability may arrange reasonable accommodations. As part of this process, students are encouraged to contact the office of Disability Services for Students as early in the semester as possible.


If a participant passes this course and wishes to work at a RI State Beach, Pond, or Lake, they must take a separate test that is administered by the State of Rhode Island. You must bring your certifications that you receive from this Lifeguarding Course to the State test. If you are under the age of 18 a parent or guardian must be with you in order to take the test. The link to the test dates are below.

Rhode Island State Lifeguard Information – Tests and Dates

United States Lifeguard Standards Coalition

Here is a list of information that may be helpful:

Here is a list of several online aquatic communities: