Junior Beach Patrol Academy kicks off this week in resort
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Junior Beach Patrol Academy kicks off this week in resort

(July 12, 2013) The Ocean City Beach Patrol’s Junior Beach Patrol Academy started another summer of beach safety training Tuesday with around 30 youth taking to the beach,…

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ON GUARD
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ON GUARD

Each year the veteran Surf Rescue Technicians are required to re-qualify and re-certify assuring that they exceed the rigorous physical standards and training requirements necessary to protect beachgoers.…

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Digging holes in sand can be serious hazard for beachgoers
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Digging holes in sand can be serious hazard for beachgoers

If you’re heading to the beach, there’s a danger you should know about. It’s not sharks or even jellyfish; in fact it is not even water related —…

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Beach patrol urges graduates to be smart while in OC
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Beach patrol urges graduates to be smart while in OC

ON GUARD Kristin Joson Contributing Writer (June 14, 2013) While the men and women of the Ocean City Beach Patrol scan their areas and the water in front…

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Physical fitness key for an OC Beach Patrol lifeguard
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Physical fitness key for an OC Beach Patrol lifeguard

KRISTIN JOSON Contributing Writer   (June 7, 2013) The Ocean City Beach Patrol currently employs close to 200 people. Surf Rescue Technician (SRT) is the title that our…

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Rip Current Saftey – Swim parallel to the beach
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Rip Current Saftey – Swim parallel to the beach

The first thing to remember with a rip current is SWIM PARALLEL TO THE BEACH.  If you remember that tip while in the water, you can escape any…

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Ocean City, Maryland Beach Patrol information
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Ocean City, Maryland Beach Patrol information

The Ocean City Beach Patrol is an organization of men and women dedicated to ocean rescue and beach safety along the shoreline of Ocean City, Md. In what…

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