Delaware State Parks
Beach Patrol

Kris Knutsen (302) 632-0396 or Bryan John (302) 227-2800 x106


Beach Patrol Tryouts at Bethany Beach!

Saturday, March 7
Sunday, March 15
Tuesday April 7th
Sunday, April 19th
Saturday, May 2nd
All tryouts at 8 a.m. SHARP

Carl Freeman Fitness Center - Sea Colony
38994 West Way Drive
Bethany Beach, DE 19930

Beach Patrol Tryouts at University of Delaware!

Saturday, April 4
10 a.m. SHARP

University of Delaware
Carpenter Sports Building
Harry W. Rawstrom - Indoor Pool
26 North College Avenue
Newark, DE 19716


Attention, Business Owners!

Support the Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol Program AND promote your business on Delaware State Parks beaches!

Ocean rescue is a demanding job, and our experienced staff will prepare you to meet every challenge.

We offer:

• Prime beach locations: Cape Henlopen, Delaware Seashore, and Fenwick Island

• Competitive Salary: $13.00/hour

• Nationally Recognized USLA Training Standards

• Physical Fitness Strengthening

• Participation in Ocean Lifeguard Competitions

• Beach housing (limited availability)

As a United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) Advanced Certified Agency, we offer the following paid training:

  • Delaware State Parks Ocean Rescue Training DOT — First Responder Training CPR/AED/First Aid Training
  • Helicopter — Open Water Rescue Program
  • Sussex County EMS — Medic Assistant Training