How To Apply

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

No experience is necessary, but minimum physical fitness standards and swimming ability are required:

  • 550 Yard Swim within 10 minutes
  • 2 Mile Beach Run within 20 minutes
  • 25 Push-ups within 60 seconds
  • 25 Sit-ups within 60 seconds
  • 100 Yard soft sand sprint (timed)
  • 25 Yard Sprint Swim (timed)
  • Minimum Age Requirement: 16

If you are interested in applying for the position of Ocean Lifeguard and would like more information about the Delaware State Parks Beach Patrol, please contact us at (302) 227-2800 ext. 106 or (302) 632-0396.

2015 Ocean Lifeguard Tryouts

Our next tryouts will be held in March, 2015


Questions? Call Kris Knutsen (302) 632-0396, or contact Bryan John at (302) 227-2800 x106 or Bryan.John@state.de.us