On Guard 08/09/2013
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On Guard 08/09/2013

Rip currents and shore break can pose dangerous situations BY KRISTIN JOSON Contributing Writer (Aug. 9, 2013) August not only brings hot humid temperatures, but the ocean typically…

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ON GUARD 08/02/2013
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ON GUARD 08/02/2013

SRTs trained to watch over beachgoers in effective, efficient way   BY KRISTIN JOSON ■ Contributing Writer (Aug. 2, 2013) Summer is in full swing and the beach…

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ON GUARD  7/19/13
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ON GUARD 7/19/13

Beach one of worst places to be when lightning, OCBP says   BY KRISTIN JOSON Contributing Writer   (July 19, 2013) The beach is probably one of the…

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On Guard 7/12/13
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On Guard 7/12/13

Drinking alcoholic beverages prohibited on resort beach Alcohol depletes body of fluids needed to function BY KRISTIN JOSON Contributing Writer The beach may seem like a good place…

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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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