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Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue provides many educational programs and hosts numerous events each year.

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Water safety presentations

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Fort Lauderdale Ocean Rescue lifeguards have conducted water safety presentations to civic groups, lectures to homeowners associations, and career day presentations to area elementary schools. To request a presentation to your group, please call Ocean Rescue Headquarters at 954-828-4595 or Lieutenant Giovanni Serrano at 754-246-4062 or email him at GSerrano@fortlauderdale.gov   

Junior Lifeguard Program

Since 1985, Fort Lauderdale has offered a Junior Lifeguard Program. Last year the program was expanded and two additional instructors were added. For information, call Ocean Rescue Headquarters at 954-828-4595 or email Lifeguard Crystal Haire at  CHaire@fortlauderdale.gov

 

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Annual Fort Lauderdale Relays Invitational Surf Lifesaving Competition

Hosts the Annual Fort Lauderdale Relays Invitational Surf Lifesaving Competition for more information call Ocean Rescue Headquarters at 954-828-4595 or call or email Lieutenant Jim McCrady to JMcCrady@fortlauderdale.gov.

USLA/FBPCA 2-Mile Paddleboard Series event

Has hosted a USLA/FBPCA 2-Mile Paddleboard Series event for several consecutive years for more information call Ocean Rescue Headquarters at 954-828-4595 or call or email Lieutenant Jim McCrady to JMcCrady@fortlauderdale.gov.